If the health food market were high school (and it is like high school, made up of cliques of "in" and "out" crowds and a student body of oft-forgotten or misunderstood lesser nutrients), soy would be head cheerleader. Applauded increasingly over the last decade, the humble soybean and its numerous purported benefits have headlined magazine covers, newspapers, food packaging, supplements and even cosmetics. It has, in short, been very good to be soy.
However, new research is revealing another side of soy – a less positive picture that is of particular concern to women, their health and the health of their children.
With all these benefits, what could possibly be wrong with soy?
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