The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
Think that working as a fitness or nutrition expert is about being perfect? Think again! SparkPeople recommends a balanced lifestyle that includes moderation when it comes to food and exercise. Our experts live this way too. Don't believe us? Rea... Read more
There was a time in recent history when the closest Americans willingly came to soybeans was by driving through farm country. The only milk you could find at the grocery store came from cows, and the word “tofu” conjured images of bell-bo... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
Any suggestions from people who have really bad knees and need to lose weight? My mom needs knee replacement surgery, but she needs to lose a lot of weight first. The cortisone shots have stopped working so it's difficult for her to move. Thanks!... Read more
I am 55 years old, 5'9" tall and loosing weight that I have lost 3 years ago through weight watchers. I know what I have to do but love my potato chips and any kind of candy. this is week 4 for me and down 9.8 lbs and have 20 left to go.... Read more
I am about 350 pounds and I have been severely obese for almost all my life except my childhood years. My weight has caused many medical problems for me. Hypertension/high blood pressure, high triglycerides, hypothyroidism, sleep apnea, acid reflux,... Read more
Be sure to read the label of the products you buy because you never know when the manufacturer might decide to change something. This happened to me today. A product that I've bought for quite a while added Soy to it's ingredients and I don't buy... Read more
If you are old enough to remember the1970ís TV series All in the Family, then you may also remember one of the classic episodes of all time in which Edith goes through "The Change." As a teen, I can recall this episode and thinking how funny it was... Read more
SOY JOY's TV commercials, with brightly colored animations, are really entertaining, so when our bars arrived we couldn't wait to dive in. We tried all six flavors: Berry, Strawberry, Mango Coconut, Peanut Chocolate Chip, Raisin Almond and Apple. Eve... Read more
Who are the anti-soy lobbyists?
Amongst others, the greater antagonists are the American Dairy Association and the Weston A. Price Foundation. Both organizations advocate the consumption of dairy and meat products!
They will not tell you about t... Read more
Read this article... I have a lot of Dementia in my family so I became worried about this but... compare it to what you WOULD have been eating as a meat eater/dairy consumer and I think... Read more
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