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Many Americans are making the switch to healthier eating by consuming less meat. One of the things some people try is to add tofu to their diet. You see this product being sold in many forms: Tofu “burgers,” tofu stir-fry, and all other sorts of tofu products. You might think that this would be a heart healthy move, but the truth is that you are eating highly processed, GMO soy.
That’s right. GMO, processed soy beans. You would be far better off consuming grass-fed beef, raw dairy, or even organic eggs than GMO foods like soy beans.
In most Asian countries, people eat small but regular amounts of natural soybean products. In the West, food manufacturers use GM soybeans and process them until they get two products: Pure protein or oil. Neither one is natural or safe.
Today’s processing methods fail to remove the natural toxins and anti-nutrients that are naturally found in soy. High temperature cooking, high pressure, and the acid and alkaline baths that these beans go through leave carcinogenic residue behind.
Perhaps one of the worst parts is that many soy products are broken down into thing like soy protein isolate or hydrolyzed plant protein. These products contain compounds that actually block the body from absorbing minerals and the trypsin inhibitors disrupt proper digestion.
At least most tofu products are a slight improvement as they are whole soy products, but this does not change the fact that they contain the anti-nutrients we just mentioned. This is still a GM product.
Here are just a few of the many health problems that have been linked to a high-soy diet:
- Soy allergies
- Cancer, especially breast cancer
- Thyroid issues
- Weight gain
- Premature puberty
- Brain damage, especially in small children
- Reproductive problems
The people are being fooled and lied to – there are studies which show that soy does not reliably lower cholesterol levels. In fact, a high soy diet has been linked to an increase in stroke, birth defects, and heart disease.
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Children and infants are particularly at risk because their bodies are still developing. One study, published in the Lancet, found that daily consumption of estrogen-mimicking soy, such as soy based formula, had blood concentration levels of estrogen that were six to 11 times greater than adults who consumed soy. This means that infants that are fed exclusively soy based formulas are consuming the estrogen equivalent of five birth control pills each day!
Soy beans are known to be high in natural toxins. These enzyme inhibitors are not completely destroyed during cooking. This results in chronic deficiencies of amino acids, which can lead to cancer or pancreatic problems.
Soy beans also contain a compound called hemagglutinins, which cause the red blood cells to clot. Although this compound is somewhat reduced during cooking, it is not completely removed.
Soy beans are also known to contain goitrogens, which often leads to a lower thyroid function.
More than 90 percent of all soy and soy products sold in America come from GM plants, which means you are consuming untold amounts of pesticides with that “healthy” soy.
If you love soy, there are a few options left to you:
1. Soy Sauce – Look for the real deal, not soy ‘flavored’ sauces. Reduced sodium soy sauce is usually your best choice.
2. Natto – This is a fermented soy bean product that tastes something like cheese. You can find this at any Asian grocery store. It should be imported, so be certain you are avoiding GM soy beans.
3. Miso – This is another fermented soy bean product that has a taste similar to salted butter. You usually find this sold as miso soup.
4. Tempeh – Another fermented soy product that tastes like mushrooms but is sold in a “cake” type form. Again, look for imported brands to avoid GM soy beans.
Unfortunately, the most popular soy products, such as soy milk, soy cheese, soy energy bars, and those infamous soy “burgers” are not health foods.
Stick with imported brands of the above types of soy foods to avoid serious damage to your health. The best foods are unprocessed, fermented, and/or fresh. When you stick with those basics, you know you are on the healthy eating track.