Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Soy Linked to Diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction

Soy and soy products have been heavily promoted as being good for you. While soy may be good for the farmers who grow it, and the manufacturers who make soy products from it, eating it has been linked to type-1 diabetes and erectile dysfunction.

Over the past few years, soy has been hailed as a miracle health food. Unfortunately, the complete opposite is true. Soy has been linked to a myriad of health conditions such as infantile leukaemia, various forms of cancer, type-1 diabetes, malnutrition, thyroid dysfunction and even erectile dysfunction.

Research has shown that babies who have been fed soy-based formulas were at higher risk for developing type-1 diabetes and thyroid disease later in life. Soy-based formulas also contain up to 1000 times more aluminium than non soy-based formulas.

Soy contains a large amount of anti-nutrients (otherwise known as toxins). Read more

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