10 Aug '12, 11pm
To Soy or Not to Soy?
Almost everybody these days has an opinion about soy. One person touts soys incredible health properties and phytonutrients, while another indicates that soy is harmful to your health. Whats a person to believe? When it comes to soy, I think its important to weigh several factors before deciding if soy is right or wrong for your body , particularly since the issues may be different for different peoples bodies. Soybeans have been eaten as part of Asian diets for thousands of years. However, most writers overstate the role of soy in the Asian diet, claiming that Asians eat far more soy products than they actually do. In more recent years, large corporations began growing and harvesting soybean crops for large-scale food manufacturing. In doing so, many companies have adopted unsustainable practices such as using genetically modified soybeans, spraying plants with har...