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Researchers sought to determine if eating certain foods were associated with a reduction of well-known side effects caused by breast cancer treatment.



The health detriments of soy consumption are reiterated in a new study out of the University of Connecticut that highlights the importance of avoiding soy at all costs. Researchers from the school found that men who consume soy protein rather than whey protein for muscle recovery and growth experience considerable reductions in their testosterone levels, as well as marked increases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol.


Last week I shared with you my perspective on soy. A few days later, I ran across a very interesting news story about a law suit filed on behalf of Illinois prisoners in 2009, who were experiencing illnesses due to a soy based diet. As a part of that research, I also discovered in Illinois, a pilot program to increase soy food content as a “healthy alternative” in school lunch programs.


I had a conversation with a very dear friend today about health. Melissa is a raw food pioneer, and we talked about some of the food products and ingredients we would never consume. Very interestingly, we agreed on the same four. While writing this article I realized I needed to share a lot of information, […]