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Nutrition - About Soy

If you could adopt just one nutrition habit for a lifetime of wellness, what would it be? The answer may surprise you—it’s regular soy consumption.

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Soy contains phytoestrogens—plant hormones with a unique way of supporting your health. When you consume soy, these phytoestrogens gently bind to your estrogen receptors, effectively blocking more potent and potentially harmful forms of estrogen encountered in our environment (such as endocrine disruptors found in our cookware and products). Simultaneously, they may have mildly estrogen-stimulating effects, particularly beneficial for individuals with low estrogen levels, like those going through menopause. This dual action makes soy a potent ally in promoting your well-being.

What does the research say?

Numerous studies support the remarkable effects of soy phytoestrogens. Research indicates that regular consumption of 20-60 grams of soy isoflavones (equivalent to about 1/4 block of firm tofu) can significantly reduce hot flashes and night sweats in menopausal women. Additionally, evidence suggests that diets rich in natural sources of phytoestrogens, like soy, may lead to a reduction in osteoporosis, cognitive decline, and the risk of breast and colon cancers. Notably, soy is a staple in the Mediterranean diet, one of the most widely studied and supported diets worldwide.

What foods contain phytoestrogens?

Enjoying soy is both easy and delicious. You can savor it in various forms, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, and soy milk.

How Often?

The good news is that you can incorporate soy into your daily diet! With its versatile options and proven benefits, it’s a choice that promises a lifetime of radiant health.

As you ponder your lifelong nutrition choices, consider the incredible benefits of soy. It’s a simple yet impactful choice for your long-term well-being. If you have questions or need personalized advice on incorporating soy into your diet, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Your health is our priority.

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