Are you a woman who eats soy, drinks soy milk, munches edamame or takes soy isoflavones as a supplement thinking it will help you with hot flashes, night sweats and other inconvenient and uncomfortable menopausal or perimenopausal symptoms?
As it turns out, the risks of soy to your hormone health are significant. It is not the middle aged health panacea for women that is is promoted to be – not by a long shot.
Studies show that even small amounts of unfermented soy (45 mg isoflavones – a bit more than a single cup of soy milk) have the potential to disrupt female hormonal balance.
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