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Does soy help against or make cancer worse?

Does soy help against or make cancer worse?

You know, we don’t know that if an American woman suddenly begins eating soy in midlife that she’s going to get the same benefits in terms of breast cancer protection. If you look at women who take flavonoids, these so-called phytoestrogens and soy that have estrogen like activity. them in test tubes, some of them stimulate breast cancer cells to grow and some of them inhibit them from growing.

Green Ripening Soybean Field Agricultural Landscape
Green ripening soybean field, agricultural landscape

So, you know, this is cause for concern that soy may promote breast cancer. But this is the way nature works. It tends to produce things that both push and pull, that have opposite effects in the same thing. And when you give put these in the body, the body knows how to deal with them. So, taking whole soy foods in moderation are very beneficial for a lot of reasons. And substituting them for some of the animal foods in the diet is a useful change. Because you’re getting a better fat. Email us at info@icrmc.org and check out home website www.icrmc.org at the Institute of Cancer Restorative Medicine. Remember to work out because you love yourself; not because you hate your body.

Soybean
Close-up of soybean
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