What is Tofu? Is it good for you?

There are some of the main reasons why soy protein makes many health experts list of the 10 healthy foods you should never eat. But is all soy bad? The key thing to note is soy products fall into fermented or unfermented. Unfermented soy products include tofu, edamame and soy milk, while miso, natto, tempeh are fermented soy products. All soybeans (even organic, non-GMO ones) naturally contain antinutrients, toxins and plant hormones. However, fermentation is what makes soy products health-promoting. Without fermentation, tofu is just a rubbery, white piece of questionable vegan protein. Tofu is made from soy, and the majority of the time soy is bad for you for many reasons. Numerous scientific studies link soy to digestive troubles, malnutrition, thyroid dysfunction, cognitive decline, reproductive disorders, as well as heart disease and cancer.

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January 01, 2018 by

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