The Truth About Soy -- Busting the Myths And Learning the Benefits. Dr. Steve Chaney, PhD Joanette Coogan Barbara Lagoni Harper Guerra. Urban Myths Often Start With a Blog or Web site. Message is based on bias of the authors Confuse animal studies with clinical studies
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Busting the Myths
And Learning the Benefits
Dr. Steve Chaney, PhD
Some of those web sites are authored by doctors
Doctors and Health Organizations Have Their Biases
And then there is the media
And once the story has been repeated often enough
it becomes generally accepted as true… steve
…It becomes an “Urban Myth”
Diminishes male sexuality ( 15 studies refute )
Increases risk of prostate cancer ( studies show decrease risk, decreases PSA levels )
Increases hypothyroidism ( underactive thyroid) ( 20 studies refute .. Soy can inhibit absorption of thyroid medications so , just like with any other food, wait an hour before eating )
Unless soy is fermented, it is bad for you. ( references for these statements can be found at www.HealthTipsFromtheProfessor.com Truth About Soy video)
Claim: “Soy consumption increases the risk of breast cancer in women”
Fears are based on animal studies (and those are mixed)1
But what about women who have had breast cancer?
A recent study with 5,000 subjects asked that question3
Breast cancer survivors with highest soy intake had:
1Journal of Nutrition, 132: 3186-3190, 2008
2Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 18: 1050-1059, 2009 steve
3JAMA, 302: 2437-2443, 2009
2 types of Genetic Engineering
-- Some plants have been modified to produce pesticides ( to kill bugs eating their leaves)
-- Bacteria in human intestines pick up some of that modified DNA and theoretically could produce the same pesticides.
--Can cause allergic reactions
pesticides to compensate.
Good News –There are some GMO Products To NOT Be Concerned About
No scientific evidence that sugars, oils, other nutrients extracted from foods are dangerous or different from non-GMO . .. And not enough supply of non-GMO to meet market demand. steve
Strawberry Café Latte
Vanilla Chai, seasonal Barb
Snack Bars –
--Blueberry Almond Crisp
-- Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip jo
-- Sea Salt
Great with hummus.
Peanut Butter Fudge
1 cup peanut or almond butter
1 cup Energizing Soy Protein
1/3 cup honey barb
such as genistein and daidzein
• No artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, or preservatives
• Kosher certified barb
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So if you are looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight then …especially during the holidays, consider replacing one meal a day with one of the Shaklee smoothees, shakes or bars
Or grab a snack bar before attending a holiday event so you are not ravenous and don’t over indulge.
Or consider a protein shake or smoothee along with the Shaklee Vitalizer for best breakfast on the planet.
Or to maintain good energy levels ..
Or to stabilize blood sugar so you aren’t craving sugar and other bad things
Make Shaklee Protein drinks and bars part of your weekly routine for healthy eating. jo