Soy Exposed: The Good & The Bad

soy beansOne minute something’s good for you, the next it isn’t. Now it’s soy’s turn.

You may be thinking, “I don’t do tofu or soymilk, so this article isn’t relevant to me, but you may be surprised to find out that you might still be consuming much more soy than you think.

Practically all processed foods contain some form of soy. Even some canned tuna contains a soy protein as part of the broth. Check the foods you buy for these ingredients: Soy lecithin, soy protein concentrate, soy protein isolate, texturized vegetable protein, hydrolyzed vegetable protein or any other phrase containing the word “soy.”

Got your attention now?

So is it good or bad? Well, that’s still up for debate. Many health professionals are even confused, and are hastily joining a soy-bashing fad. But is this latest information on soy really accurate? It seems as if people are scrutinizing a distorted view of soy due to a lack of education and misunderstanding of cultural history. Soy, like tuna, salmon, and dairy, is now on an endangered species list. So, let’s set the record straight by examining the core of this problem – the genuine dangers of adulterated soy – a “modified” form of safe soy.