Is soy healthy? This story comes from the excellent News With Views site. Here’s an excerpt from the full story, you can read the entire story by clicking the “read more” link below.
By Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND
October 11, 2009
There is a new war between the health products industry and the FDA about health claims. The health product industry wants to state on their labels what their products are supposed to do for your health. My concern with health claims began when Archer Midland Daniels (AMD) won a long battle with the FDA to obtain a heart health claim for soy. That was back in 1999 and soy became the food that would save us all from a host of ills and its sales skyrocketed. But ten years later we find that soy may be hurting us, not helping. Ninety percent of the soy in the US is genetically modified and the way soy is processed in this country makes it indigestible and even dangerous.
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