Examining Benefits of Soy

A recent meta-analysis (i.e. a review of multiple previous studies, in this case 23) published in the September 2019 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics identified a possible relationship between soy intake and decreased mortality. Continue reading “Examining Benefits of Soy”

Is Soy Good or Bad?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and don’t we all wish we could, sometimes), you’ve likely picked up on the controversy surrounding soy and soy products. Some people love it, some people hate it. Countless studies have been done, all of which seem to present conflicting results, ranging from ‘it’s harmless,’ to ‘it causes cancer.’ Unfortunately, I don’t have a definitive answer to the soy dilemma, but I can shed some light on what soy is, why it causes such a stir, and provide some resources where you can go for more information.

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