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Soy Freely: Alleviating Fears About This Therapeutic Plant Protein

Soy Freely: Alleviating Fears About This Therapeutic Plant Protein

Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and maligned plant proteins is soy. I hear it in the locker room all the time. Men are refusing to eat soy in any form because they fear growing breasts or limit their intake of soy milk, tofu, edamame and tempeh thinking they need to restrict their “consumption of estrogen.” Women fear that soy […]

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Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Which dietary changes could both reduce free radical damage and improve DNA repair in women with mutated BRCA genes? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?

What role do soy phytoestrogens play in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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The Skinny on Soy

The Skinny on Soy

Soy. Mention its benefits in polite company and brace yourself for a barrage of questions and accusations directed at soy and all the products made from it. Many people have been put off by claims made by a small group of people who have circulated numerous allegations about the safety and health benefits of soyfoods. Everyone seems to have an […]

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GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Are GMOs Safe? The Case of Roundup Ready Soy

Are GMOs Safe? The Case of Roundup Ready Soy

Genetically engineered soybeans have significantly higher pesticide residues than organic or conventional non-GMO soy. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Your Questions on Soy and Breast Cancer Answered

Your Questions on Soy and Breast Cancer Answered

From milk to meat substitutes, soy foods have made their way into snacks, burgers and breakfasts. That’s good news if you’re working to eat healthier and cut down on red and processed meats, which can increase risk of colorectal cancer. Yet soy is among the top foods we get asked about the most when it comes to breast cancer. It’s […]

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BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy

BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy

One reason why soy consumption is associated with improved survival and lower recurrence rates in breast cancer patients may be because soy phytonutrients appear to improve the expression of tumor suppressing BRCA genes. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Soy Products Improve Survival in Women with Lung Cancer

Soy Products Improve Survival in Women with Lung Cancer

Soy products can improve survival from lung cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. In the Shanghai Women’s Health Study, 444 women were diagnosed with lung cancer. Researchers examined the women’s diets before and after their cancer diagnosis. Those who ate the most soy products cut their risk of dying by nearly half, compared […]

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How Much Soy Is Too Much?

How Much Soy Is Too Much?

Vegans consuming 7-18 servings of soy foods a day may end up with circulating IGF-1 levels comparable to those who eat meat. View full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/02/19/how-much-soy-is-too-much/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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