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I am really sick and tired of the rumors that soy foods are bad for you. I know there’s a lot of hearsay about how it can cause hormonal imbalances, and not be good for you, but it takes one fool to make people believe a rumor. Let’s debunk this noise with some facts and science! I really want people to know truth. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to ask me I will get back with you.
Soy products include tofu, some vegetarian replacement foods such as veggie burgers and Veggie “meats”, soy milk and edamame. Also Tempeh, Natto (known to be a good blood thinner.) and miso, which are said to be considered the better of the soy products because they are fermented and no trypsin inhibitors are used. The fermentation process of soy may improve mineral absorption and may give rise to other beneficial compounds, but nothing’s been proven that this process is superior to unfermented where trypsin inhibitors are used. In fact soy foods in China and Japan have been unfermented for the last thousand years.
Much of the aggressive slander about soy comes from the imitation estrogen in Soy called isoflavones. These Isoflavones mimic estrogen in the body called phyto-estrogen. While soy does not have estrogens, the isoflavones in soy are estrogen-like, and soy can function like estrogen to alleviate hot flashes associated with menopause and reduce bone loss. Also the isoflavones are asscociated with lowering cancer rates among Asians who consumed more soy than any other culture.
Soy products are a great source of protein and calcium, and has been repeatedly studied for having substantial benefits. Studies done by the FDA in 1999 and 2005 found soy foods safe were good in staying off coronary heart disease and certain forms of cancer. They’re rich in Omega 3 and 6, which help the immune and cardiovascular systems and also support brain functionality. It’s been proven to lower cholesterol, as per a USDA study. Research shows that isoflavones prevent the onset of osteoporosis and may protect against various forms of cancer for both male and female. In 1995 soy protein was recognized for lowering cholesterol and in 1999 the US food and drug administration approved the claim. From 1991 to 2000 a US study with thousands of woman with results showed in four studies show that post diagnosis soy intake improves the prognosis in woman who have had breast cancer. And, no, it doesn’t do anything bad to your thyroid. Studies done by the National Institute of Health in 2006 have shown it doesn’t affect it at all.
And there are plenty of benefits for MEN too. DO not believe the ridiculous rumors that soy is not good for you. Please refer to the scientific research studies of Mark Messina. http://www.soyconnection.com/sites/default/files/soy-mens-health.pdf
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The way the isoflavones work is to attach themselves to estrogen receptors in the human body and actually keep estrogen levels low. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine, hosts a highly respected medical journal called “Ferility and Sterility”. Recently they published an article and there was no evidence from the nine clinical studies done on humans that isoflavone exposure affected levels of estrogene in the male body. The studies also showed that the soy intake did not reduce sperm or semen parameters even at a higher intake levels. In fact there was a six month long study with couples that were having trouble conceiving proved men with a low sperm count to increase to normal and the couples were able to conceive. And if that wasn’t enough, research has shown that isoflavones prevent the onset of osteoporosis and may protect against various forms of cancer for both male and female.
Ten Great reasons to include soy for your kids
In conclusion PLEASE consider the totality of the scientific research with humans not rodents. And FYI soy is MUCH better for you than meat! It’s up to you if you want to eat soy all the time, but keep up with the studies and don’t believe every rumor you come across. Unless allergic, which is relatively rare, soyfoods are a great part of your diet.:) SO NOM IT UP!!
All of what you are about to read is a serious of non fictitious events in my life for the past several months. Everything you are about to read is all truth. Absolutely nothing is made up, even as crazy … Continue reading
So through my life lately I have been feeling so much stress. And so many of you feel stressed as well , so I know many of you can relate .. My life has taken a huge turn because I got divorced and I needed to make a new start. Unfortunately as touched on somewhat in “my story” section the next long-term relationship ended sadly with betrayal, broken promises and a huge hurt heart for myself. Again I tell you this because I want you all to know this does not come easy for me. It is NOT easy for me to get motivated. I push myself every single day!!! I push through my pain! I am my own motivator and if I can help you guys I will. I am managing to pick up the pieces and focus my energies on helping others. I invest my time caring for people from the heart as genuinely as I can. New starts are no picnic and dating doesn’t alleviate stress either. lol Long story short I am re inventing my life, with that being said comes a lot of stress. I promise you all exercise will help!
I want to emphasize how great a role exercise plays into this stress for me. The exercise is very therapeutic . It provides an outlet into my emotions, allowing me to channel stress and relieve anxiety. Moreover as you engage in physical activity you decrease the levels of depression. You do not have to run a marathon. lol Much of my exercise routine involves circuit training. My routines consist of a variety of strength training combined with cardio. While I am training my brain secretes endorphins which promote a healthy exercise high. New research studies have shown that by including strength training into your routine you increase your endorphin levels by more than 60 percent. So to decrease your daily stress levels and help promote a trouble-free mind add more into your exercise routine than just cardio. And by me saying add strength training to your routine doesn’t necessarily mean weights. You can do plyometrics and isometrics. You can do these exercises anywhere. Plyometrics involves rapid and repeat stretching of your muscles and its designed to build strength, power and speed. And an example of Plyo would be push ups. Isometrics involved static contradiction of your muscles without any movement. And an example of Iso would be a simple squat or plank hold for 30 seconds or however long you wish to hold.
Research showed the number one thing to reduce mental stress and most medical issues is at least 30 minutes of exercise each day. The most common form of exercise was walking. I’ll take it! As long as you’re getting up and doing something makes me happy and proud. Do not put your health at risk! You will be happy you did it. You will also feel much better about yourself . So what are you waiting for .. Gooo!
Ok Guys Well you want the truth .. Rose= Truth and that’s IT!! So here it is plan and simple. Most supplement companies do not really care what is best for you . They care about making profits so they are going to promote what has the lowest production costs, and the greatest money-making potential. Let me break it down like this. In the cheese making process Whey was a left over by-product that was poured down a drain. NASTY!! why would you want to ingest that. A by product usually means something deriving by accident and unintentional in a process of manufacture. For example when a label says chicken by-product it means ground up left over feathers or beak. How disgusting!! Studies also show that Soy protein has double the amount of Glutamine per serving Vs Whey. Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid (building block of protein) in the body. Some Whey has been found to have increased effects on a persons cholesterol profile. While studies have shown Soy improves kidney functions, lowers cholesterol, promotes bone health, and improves thyroid function.
Still need more convincing ok ….. Research has shown soy protein being linked to reducing many forms of breast, endometrial, and prostate cancer. Research also indicates that the soy protein may reduce nitrogen loss and keep you in a positive nitrogen balance to better facilitate muscle growth. The human body can only repair and build muscles when it has a positive nitrogen balance. As I already wrote Soy kicks Wheys ass in its high concentration of the amino acids glutamine and it also has high amounts of arginine. These two aminos are extremely important for their ability to release growth hormone and aid in immune system functions and for their ability to speed muscle cell recovery.
So there ya have it. I broke it down short and sweet. Soy is definitely the better way to go. Hands down. No contest!