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Soy Phytoestrogen Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Soy Phytoestrogen.

Managing Menopause with a Healthy Diet

Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

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

So Many Ways to Enjoy Soy!

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

Find the Joy in Soy

What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr...  Read more

Nutrition and Fertility: An Overview for Men

When trying to conceive, women aren't the only ones who should be paying attention to what they're eating. What men eat can affect their fertility, too. Good nutrition can generate valuable dividends, and there is no better time than the...  Read more

milk or soy milk
Updated 2/23/2014 11:42:54 AM

I'm looking to switching to soymilk because i feel it contributes to my allergies...is it more nutritious than reg. milk? and i'm also concerned on how this can interact with medications..for example thyroid meds? I only consume a total of 1.5 cups...  Read more

black soy beans ever try them?
Updated 11/23/2013 9:01:47 AM

I heard that they fill you up , can help with cholesterol and a few other health benefits have you tried them and if so how do they taste? I went looking for them but couldn't find them....  Read more

Favourite Soy "Butter" For Baking?
Updated 10/23/2013 11:29:04 PM

Hi I was wondering if anyone would like to share their favourite lactose free (or dairy free) "butter" to use for baking? DO you have different ones for cookies, cakes, pies, etc? Thanks....  Read more

Soy or whey protein boost?
Updated 10/22/2013 4:16:08 PM

Hi all, I love drinking Jamba Juice all fruit smoothies, but I have been lacking a bit of protein in my diet, so I thought maybe adding a boost of protein in the smoothies would be a good way to get that extra bit. However, they offer two option...  Read more

Protein: Whey v. Soy v. Vegan?
Updated 8/3/2013 10:14:49 PM

My diet leans towards vegetarian, and I'd like to find a protein powder to add some protein to my smoothies/oatmeal on days that I'm a little low. I just bought a brown rice protein powder and it tastes awful! Seriously,I couldn't even hide the taste...  Read more

Silk (Soy milk)

Went to Sam's Club with my nephew, Fancybird24 last week. We double dog dared each other to try the soy milk that the Demo Lady offered. It was awesome! I have lactose problems anyways, so this was an even better deal for me. It was fantastic wit...  Read more

Frozen Chocolate Soy Milk "Pops"

I drink soy milk and I really like the individual chocolate soy milk drink boxes for a quick treat. When hot summer days come around, rather than reaching for ice cream or a fudge pop, I grab a frozen chocolate soy milk, cut the top off, and eat it...  Read more

Virgin Diet

Spark Team for those who have read "The Virgin Diet" by J.J. Virgin and have chosen to eliminate wheat/gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, corn, peanuts, and sugar/artificial sweeteners from their diets....  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more

We Ate It: SOY JOY bars

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