Soy Milk Advantages and Disadvantages

Glass of soy milk and soy beans Photo Creditcaroljulia/iStock/Getty Images If you’re allergic to dairy, lactose intolerant or you just aren’t crazy about the taste of dairy milk, reach for soy milk as a comparable alternative. It generally has a longer shelf life than dairy milk, and some types of packaged soy milk can be […]

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5 Myths About Soy You Probably Still Believe

You certainly don’t have to eat soy products, even as a vegetarian or vegan. But for many, options like veggie burgers, soy milk and miso soup make for convenient and tasty meat- or dairy-free dishes. Despite how ubiquitous soy and its derivatives have become in our diets, confusion persists: Is soy healthy for men? And […]

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Soy: What Every Man Needs to Know

Though soy is commonly touted as a great addition to a healthy diet, some evidence suggests going overboard could result in somenegative side effects for men. (Man boobs, anyone?) But fret not, soy enthusiasts! Studies suggest gulping down a glass of soy milk or munching on that edamame — in moderation — likely doesn’t have […]

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Soy and Breast Cancer

Question: Are soy foods safe for breast cancer survivors, including women who were treated for estrogen receptor positive breast cancer?  Answer: Summary: The current consensus among health experts who study soy is that breast cancer survivors can safely eat these foods. Emerging research suggests that soy foods may decrease the likelihood of breast cancer recurrence […]

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