Debunking the Anti-Soy Myths
Soy has been a controversial topic, especially on the internet. Much of this inaccurate information "lacks responsible scientific integrity," and has been generated by the president of a popular foundation that promotes lard, organ meats, raw milk, and butter as being healthy, nutrient dense foods.
Contrary to their statements regarding soy, scientific evidence continues to show the benefits of soy consumption, especially its protective properties associated with breast & prostate cancer. Soy consumption has also shown to extend the lives of those individuals who have already been diagnosed with cancer. Of course, soy should be eaten in its least processed form, such as non-GMO, abd organic edamame, tofu, tempeh, and soy milk. Highly processed soy products such as meat substitutes and isolated soy protein should be avoided, since they are a refined food product, and many of their health benefits have been removed.