Why soy is NOT a Health Food

[Via bodyunburdened.com] Many people still believe that soy is a “health food” and demand thus remains high. It is important to note that studies that praise the health benefits of soy typically do not distinguish between fermented and unfermented soy products.

Did you know that the soybean was a modest and unpopular crop until food manufacturers intent on creating cheap vegetable oils convinced the U.S. government to start subsidizing it. The soy was turned into oil, and the industry was left with an industrial waste product. Then somebody had a brilliant idea: Let’s take this industrial waste product (full of toxins and carcinogens) — isolated soy protein — and turn it into food that people will eat!

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