When you hear the word “soy,” what’s the first thought that pops into your mind?
Do you think of the “testosterone-killing” properties of soy? Or do you have a positive view of soy from eating tofu and tempeh as part of a plant-based diet? Does the FDA-approved heart-health claim come to mind?
There have been dozens upon dozens of trials conducted on soy’s effects on hormonal levels, cardiovascular health, thyroid activity, and several forms of cancer. So let’s dig beyond the myths into the data and uncover the truth about soy: