Soy: To Fear or Not to Fear?

Learn what the latest science says about soy safety — and why we were misled.

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Where did soyaphobia begin?

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Plant vs human estrogen. Custom image adapted from Wikipedia Commons

Large human trials of soy safety

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Additional evidence: Asia as a natural experiment.

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Why were we misled?

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The bottom line on soy safety

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Soy-based veggie burger by Impossible Foods. Yum!

Each gram of soy protein naturally contains about 2–3mg of isoflavones; about 12–24 mg of isoflavones per each 8 oz serving depending on the flavor. This goes for both our U.S. and Canadian products!

Closing thoughts on food fears

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Powerful insights into why we cling to our fears and other notions.

About me

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Expert positions on soy and health

Some of my favourite cancer fighters

Scientist (PhD Genetics @Stanford) * Mother * Passionate about science-based healthy choices * Lifelong learner * Founder: Fueled by Science

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