What is soy?
Soy is a legume that is grown and highly chemically processed, even the “organic” versions. Virtually all soybeans grown today are genetically modified. Many countries outside the US won’t accept US-grown soy because of carcinogenic chemicals used as herbicides and their genetically modified status. Research has shown that the phytoestrogens in soy may play a role in breast cancer, so it should be avoided by females. Raw soy flour is also known to cause pancreatic cancer in rats. Soy is called soya outside the US.
Research indicates that soy consumption presents several potential problems for patients with autism.
What are the most common foods that contain soy?
A. The common foods are: soy sauce, edamame, soy oil, veggie burgers (like Gardenburger, Boca Burger), miso, and tofu.
Ingredients that contain soy:
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