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June 07, 2019 - Runners World

Is Soy Bad For You?

Is Soy Bad For You?
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When replacing meat and dairy products with soy alternatives, can there be too much of a good thing?

We looked at the science behind soy. Soy has played an integral part of the traditional Asian diet for thousands of years. And while it has carried over into some vegan and vegetarian diets, today, more and more people are afraid to eat any soy-based foods, as they’ve been accused of causing a plethora of problems including fatigue, digestive ills, weight gain, hormonal imbalances, and even cancer.

But when you dig through the science on soy, it becomes clear that it isn’t (or shouldn’t be) public enemy number one and need not be avoided like cyanide. Instead, there are reasons why you want to welcome soy foods like tempeh and miso into your kitchen more often.

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