What About Soy Protein?

That is a quite frequently asked questions I get when talking about a healthy diet and wholesome supplementation program? Is Soy Protein bad for you or even dangerous?
Let’s look at the facts: Soy is a near perfect food. It is a rich source of high quality protein, fiber and 12 essential nutrients. Soy is one of the most widely studied foods and one of the most controversial. Suzanne Chaney wrote a great article recently uncovering some of the myths surrounding Soy.
You’ll want to do your own research and look at reputable sites on the internet. Dr. Steven Chaney always says: “Certain doctors on the web never let the facts get in the way of a sensational story” Let’s look at his recent article about Soy Protein Isolate.

In “What you need to know about Soy from Dr. Brouse and his Essential Seven Checklists for a Quality Soy Product you will see what to look for when shopping for the right kind of Soy Product.

What is most important to me if that the beans are organically grown and not genetically engineered. Non GMO is the way to go as well as water washing and not alcohol washing the flakes.

Last but not least I’d like to share a write up by Mark Messina on the benefits of Soy.

Personally adding Soy Protein into my protein deprived diet many years ago made all the difference in the world in helping me stabilize my blood sugar levels (always low), and helping to create a leaner and stronger body. Many of our clients today see great results in their athletic performance, heart health and bone health, skin appearance, menopausal symptoms and so much more.

I only trust the Shaklee Soy Protein for the number of real clinical studies Shaklee has done (over 100), the team of scientists Shaklee Corporation employs and the hundreds of testimonial I’ve seen of in my 15 years as a Nutrition Coach working with Shaklee products.

To good health,

Tina Fusser

September 23, 2013 at 1:13 pm | Blog, Food Tips, Personal Journey, Sports Nutrition