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Soy is a plant-based food that is especially popular among vegans. The legume native to East Asia has higher fat content than lentils or beans but has lower carbohydrate percentages. Soy is rich in plant proteins. A misconception about soy is that it is bad for health. However, there has been no scientific research approving the same.
The presence of isolflavones in soy is a major concern that leads to some misconceptions about the legume. Isoflavones are a type of phytoestrogens that are thought to mimic the functions of estrogen in our body. The presence of isoflavones is falsely believed to lead to males developing female characteristics in their body. But no practical evidence that supports these beliefs exists as of now.
It was also believed that regular soy intake will cause thyroid problems in women. However, several studies have found that soy did not have a negative impact on thyroid function. The misconceptions about soy should not lead you to believe that it is bad for health.
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