Just curious about soy - a huge argument against it is the production of excess estrogen. However, if someone is struggling with hypothalamic amenorrhea and is advised to go on birth control to help with low estrogen levels, could eating organic... (more)
I have never tried this product before, but was just curious about something. I was just thinking if Liquid Aminos is just a marketing and more user-friendly way of saying soy sauce? I mean, I would think it's the health conscious... (more)
I'm doing some research for a paper for school that discusses all of the reasons why soy is not the health food so many people seem to think it is. I've found plenty of credible sources for that. I also want to discuss why this myth is so... (more)
Here's the link: http://documentaryheaven.com/seeds-of-death/ Now, I LOVE science. I'm also a big fan of genetic engineering. So far I may have deluded myself into not worrying too much about GMO in the food supply. But this isn't about... (more)
There are a few threads regarding soy sauce, I know... Apparently a lot of celiac Japanese enjoy soy sauce (with wheat) without issue. Then a lot of Americans claim it makes them terribly ill. I'm probably not celiac. I try to keep... (more)
Fish sauce is my answer to all things soy sauce. It makes a strong statement on your food and you only need a small dose instead of a drenching. Fermenting certainly changes things but that science is above my knowledge.
I got a bottle of wheat free soy sauce sauce, but when I looked at the nutrition and ingredients, it's unfermented and the only ingredients at soybean vegetable protein protein and water. It has just as much sodium as regular soy sauce but has 18... (more)
I would like to ask if any of you knows of any PS NOT MADE of, or from Soy (Soy Lecithin is still Soy) because I have a tendency to have high Estrogen levels and since I eliminated Soy milk and Soy Lecithin Spray non fat spray butter, my estrogen... (more)
So here's my deal..I'm in a nutrition class (which I hate because it's teaching me all of these things that seem to be so against my Paleo beliefs). Today's lecture was about lipids and I am just so confused. I know the argument is usually that... (more)
I've lately been trying to persuade my family to stop drinking soymilk, to which my family is highly addicted. I've been trying to explain that soymilk is high in phytoestrogens, but my brother insists that it's only GMO soybeans that are high in... (more)
the tuna I get (every brand in my stores has it, and the one brand I found without it is double the price per tin) is "tuna, vegetable broth, salt" and the can says allergen warning: contains soy. is this a big deal for paleo? i know rob wolf... (more)
First off I want to mention that I never eat out at all. I eat what I make everyday, every meal. I was just curious as to how those of you who do go out to eat manage to avoid vegetable oil, soy, wheat, msg etc. or do you not avoid it at all... (more)
Doc says I need 1000IU/day of vitamin D, and I agree that this amount is working very well to keep me out of the dumps. I'm taking a synthetic D3 supplement right now, and I'd like to switch to a natural source like fish oil or cod liver oil.... (more)
I was told that all soy is no good. But reading thru my book (see above) there is a page (126) that suggests edamame in the snacks area. Now I'm concerned about the entire book. What are your thoughts about raw edamame?
I was telling a coworker today how unhealthy soy is for you. He seemed upset because soy and beans are his most common source of protein. What are the best sources of protein for a person who is vegan if they try to avoid soy and beans?
I have been unable to find a gluten and soy free Worcestershire sauce commercially-- does one exist? If not, is there are tried and true homemade recipe (perhaps using coconut aminos?) I currently use French's which is gluten free, but the soy... (more)
Lea & Perrins is the original Worcestershire sauce, and is widely available. It contains neither soy nor gluten. In fact, in a cursory look at the ingredients label, it doesn't have other funky ingredients, either. Real food, I'd say.
Yep, another question related to breastfeeding! There will probably be more! :D (For those who read my previous questions, my body fought off the infection on its own and my nipples are doing so much better!!! :D But, I did use some... (more)
I have a bit of a hormone issue in that too much non-organic/raw dairy gives me hormonal facial acne. So let's say that I want to go to Starbucks for a very rare treat (free drink on my bday!). Which would be a better choice in terms of hormones:... (more)
My personal take on it is that if you don't do well with conventional dairy, and you're going for the occasional treat, I'd probably get the soy. I believe--please correct me if something's changed--that Starbucks uses organic soy milk. It's not... (more)
hi ph, my mom is old school korean and makes her own soy sauce from scratch. when it's fermenting, the soy looks and smells really bad. ha, my non asian friends in high school made fun of me b/c it looks like little towers of dried poo. anyhow,... (more)
I keep being stunned when I read labels - chewing gum, salad dressing/condiments, dark chocolate even supplements! Is there a minimal amount one can consume safely? If not, how do you guys avoid it (especially when going out to eat)?
Hey gang Upon reading how healthy cocoa is and dark choclate...i have been eating half a bar of 85% cocoa dark chocolate per day for a few months I think that this may have lowered my testosterone..it is the only change in diet I have made... (more)
It is probably not the soy, one of your ex's may have hired someone to curse you, Voodoo is particularly effective for this purpose. Did any of them take hair clippings from you, or toenail clippings?
I've just finished reading "It Starts with Food" (great book by the way). I thought my diet was reasonably clean, but wow am I spotting all the little bits that have crept in around the edges. So I'm looking over those little bits and going to do... (more)
I'm very interested in switching to a modified Paleo Diet. I pretty much eat very similar to Paleo right now, though I do allow some sugars occasionally (I love my mojitos on a hot summer day). I realized a year ago that I have a wheat... (more)