Safety of Soy: Myths and Facts

GC Nutrition Council

Despite the fear mongering about soy via the internet, there is overwhelming scientific evidence that soy foods can be part of a healthy balanced diet. Soy foods have anti-inflammatory properties and they lower LDL cholesterol levels, blood pressure levels in hypertensives, and also reduce the risk of some cancers. They improve kidney function and reduce menopausal symptoms. Important evidence shows that starting children early on soy foods, especially girls, is beneficial.

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