Monthly Archives: January 2013

All about Soy Almost Nuts!

Soy nuts have also been shown to help with woman’s hormonal issues. John Hopkins Hospital found that soy can reduce hot flashes and night sweats naturally. The typical reduce was nearly 40% in a 12 week trial period. American Family Physicians found that soy can significantly reduce the discomforts of menopause. Soy can also help people lose weight. How? The proteins in soy level off and stabilize blood sugar due to a low glycimic index of only 18. The lowest of glycemic index of all legume plants.Continue Reading

Let’s clear the air about Non-GMO soy based food!

According to the USDA, over 90 percent of soy produced in the US is genetically modified. Numerous studies prove that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) increase allergies, increases resistance to antibiotics, lower thyroid function, cause organ swelling (particularly the pancreas) and even cause cancer. Then there are high levels of glutamate, manganese, fluoride and aluminum along with toxic chemicals that food manufacturers use to process soy that toxify our bodies.Continue Reading

The colorful history of the soybean

Though soy fabrics never reached commercial fruition, all these efforts ushered in the age of plastics, and many parts of today’s cars are made from soybean derivatives, as are paints, enamels, inks, and soaps. We even have soy candles. Soy is definitely ubiquitous. By the early 1950’s the US had surpassed Asia as the world leader in soybean production, and in 2005, Brazil overtook the US.Continue Reading