Finally, the Truth About Soy | zen habits

Here’s a neat article about Soy products…

It’s one of those things that has spread on the Internet and unbelievably, has become accepted truth to many people: that soy is unhealthy, even dangerous.

I mention (to otherwise smart and informed people) that I drink soymilk sometimes, and a look of pity comes over their faces. ‘This guy doesn’t know the dangers of soy, and might get cancer, or worse … man boobs,’ they’re thinking.

Just about every fitness expert I read — people I respect and trust — says that soy is bad for you, from Tim Ferriss to the primal/paleo folk. I absolutely respect most of these guys and otherwise think their work on fitness-related matters is great. And yet, when I look for their sources on soy, often they don’t exist, and when they do, I can always trace them back to one place.

via Finally, the Truth About Soy | zen habits.

Groups like the Weston Price Foundation seem to like making life difficult for people advocating healthy diets, by saying that the carbohydrates are unhealthy, or not as good as say meat and dairy.

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