Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?
Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?
What role do soy phytoestrogens play in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer?
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This is probably the same reason flax seeds are so protective. See Flax Seeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Epidemiological Evidence (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseeds-breast-cancer-survival-epidemiological-evidence/) and Flax Seeds & Breast Cancer Survival: Clinical Evidence (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseeds-breast-cancer-survival-clinical-evidence/).
What about women who carry breast cancer genes? I touched on that in BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/brca-breast-cancer-genes-and-soy/) and it’s the topic of my next video, Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/should-women-at-high-risk-for-breast-cancer-avoid-soy).
What about genetically modified soy? I made a video abut that too: GMO Soy and Breast Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/gmo-soy-and-breast-cancer/).
Who Shouldn’t Eat Soy? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/who-shouldnt-eat-soy) Glad you asked. Watch that video too! 🙂
Not all phytoestrogens may be protective, though. See The Most Potent Phytoestrogen is in Beer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-most-potent-phytoestrogen-is-in-beer/) and What are the Effects of the Hops Phytoestrogen in Beer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-are-the-effects-of-the-hops-phytoestrogen-in-beer/).
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I love my vanilla soy latte, and now I learned it is not so bad for me! Thank you Dr. Greger for your YouTube videos.
thank you a million for your work and for sharing.
"Pass the edamame!" Mmmmmm….edamame, yum!
too many correlations cited here. Asian cultures eat soy differently to the west. More often fermented and or served with sea vegetables.
How about this for Triple Negative Breast cancers with no Estrogen receptor alpha expressioon activity?
too many people have already been brainwashed by big dairy and think soy is bad makes you grow breasts. these neebs are gullible propaganda followers.
exorphins found in soy are bad for some people who have a missing enzyme to break it down..
can you speak a bit about oolong tea please?
There bad information going around about the estrogen and how it causes cancer. Vegan Gains debunked it in one of his videos.
thank you for this important information.
What about soy estrogen and the enlarged prostate
the most common pesticide causes loss of testosterone.
@nutritionfacts.org I heard that there was a difference in fermented Soy and unfermented Soy. Do these differences play a role? It does not appear that these studies specify. Also, can the fact too, that gmo Soy is what contributes to breast cancer, and not Soy (organic)? Would like to hear your thoughts.
go the edamame!! 💕
3:15 he didn’t say "UNTIL NOW" D: … please Dr. Gregor I need to hear it
Can someone explain to me why people think soy is bad for you?
Theory good. But GMO soy vs gmo free soy… the later very very VERY hard to source.
What is the scoop on tofu?
My daughter looooves edamame :o) When she was a baby we weren’t vegan… we tried to feed her meat – she hated it! We tried to "sneak" it in her food – she wouldn’t eat it! LOL We are all vegan now (thanks to research we did when she decided to be vegan *herself* as a toddler – research showed she didn’t need meat; but simply the right plant foods). Thanks to people like you – parents like us have up-to-date information to make informed decisions. Much luv 🙂
I’m a vegetarian. Is HRT safe for me since I don’t eat animal protein?
Dr. Gregor for Surgeon General!
Well presented data, I am not worried about breast cancer risk, but it is overall allergies and indigestion to soy protein. Also, carrigean used in soy milk causes inflamation.
Please do a video on eating tofu while thyroid issues. That would be very interesting. A lot of people say I should quit eating soy, because of my low working thyroid. ❤
If I identify as a mouse does that make soy bad for me?
Soy foods are "controversial" solely for their detrimental effects on meat and animal milk sales.
I didn’t know that I was not a mouse… *until now*
I promoto soy too, why? Because it’s healty (only for people who are not brainwashed by the dairy industry)
I drink Soylent and I feel great!
This video goes against so many articles and research that I have read talking about how soy is the most GMO and pesticide product on the market. That’s why it’s so cheap, because it’s so easily grown due to genetic modifications. I trust Dr. Gregor, I have been following his channel for at least a year. This is the first video I am questioning, but it’s good, now I have to go and do my own research. I find it strange that in this day and age there is still so much conflicting information about nutrition available all over the Internet. And all those complicated studies with tailored results, make it even harder for general population to understand nutrition. so much reading ahead!
I’m curious as to how much soybean you have to eat to stay between the 0-10 concentration (nM), shown in the chart at 2:15. That green line to red line ratio is impressive!
What about GMO soy, since it’s the type of soy we are mostly likely to buy nowadays. Is it healthy ?
plaz make video on veg alternative breakfast is corn flakes healthy
I understand that Endometriosis is exacerbated by at least naturally occurring estrogen in the body. I have a friend who wants to go whole-plant based, but she’s afraid of making her issue worse since soy products are common. We are going to work around soy products for now, which is easy enough, but has there been studies, or does anyone know of the effects of soy products and Endometriosis?
We’re not mice? Speak for yourself!
My mom’s doctor told her to avoid soy when she got her breat cancer diagnosis, she is even scarred of all legumes now… Just because her doctor said so she won’t listen to anything else, what do I do?
"But we’re not mice." Lol! 😄
I was a bottle fed🍼 baby and my mom always says I was her weird child because I would only drink soy formula. Always been a fan of soy milk, have tried other plant based milks but I always come back to soy.
GMO + Glyphosate soy is the one that cause estrogenic effect, while NON GMO + Organic soy have the opposite effect
I may not be a mouse but I struggle not to be a sheep
Dont believe anything you M.D. Doctors say anymore….especially what the breast cancer society says. All Gov. Funded….greedy and liers. Everyone is starting to wake up to the fact you all are poisoning us. You can keep your Chemo and radiation ….I will stay alternative. Soy is bad for you…PERIOD.
I have a question. Would you say these results would count with _soy_ _milk_ as well? I used to drink soy milk all the time (it was organic) and quit a few years ago in an attempt to not consume anything too processed… Since then however my monthly cycles have gotten so much worse and additionally I developed melasma on my face – which my dermatologists claims occurs bc of hormonal reasons. I’m wondering if I’d be better off just starting to incorporate some soy back in to my life <3 Thanks if anyone takes the time to read this, I love and share your videos with everyone I know – reason based arguments for living a plant based lifestyle are A+++. xoxo
I just passed this information on to a colleague. I hope that with this new information, she can feel safer knowing consumption of soy not only doesn’t increase her risk of recurrence, but significantly HELPS.
this is the best channel on youtube ever.
Could you do a video on soy and endometriosis? I have a friend who likely has endo, and they are afraid of eating soy because of estrogen, yet consume meat and dairy!
I know Dr. Greger has information about metals in vaccines vs food but does he go into detail about what he thinks about childhood vaccinations?
I have a child that has had her vaccines and has developmental delays. Didn’t give any to my son, who despises meat, very, very little cheese consumption, drinks only cashew and almond milk but still ended up with developmental delays (he’ll be 3yrs this month).
My state doesn’t have exceptions other than medical for non vaccinated children entering public schools, which is interfering with early intervention education for my son.
I know it’s controversial but I trust Dr Greger to not be bias with medical school teachings vs facts.
"But it turns out…. we aren’t actually mice…" lmao
No, soy is not good for you.
If you haven’t already, can you do a video on the effects of soy on men? It seems like one of the main complaints men have about soy is that it decreases testosterone. I did a bit of my own research but would like to hear your views on it.
Do other foods have the same anti estrogen effects?