Soy Protein: Good or Bad?

Written by Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD | HealthLine

Soybeans can be eaten whole or made into a variety of products, including tofu, tempeh, soy milk and other dairy and meat alternatives.

It can also be turned into soy protein powder.

For vegetarians, vegans and those who avoid or are allergic to dairy foods, soy protein often serve as a major source of this important nutrient.

However, soy is a somewhat controversial food.

While some think of it as a nutritional powerhouse, others see it as an enemy to health.

This article takes a look at the evidence to tell you whether soy protein is good or bad for you.

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