- High Levels of phytic acid in soy reduce the ability to absorb calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Phytic acid is not neutralized by ordinary food preperation methods. High phytic acid diets have caused growth problems in children.
- Soy interferes with protein digestion and may cause pancreatic disorders. In test animals soy caused stunted growth.
- Soy phytoestrogens disrupt endrocrine gland function and have the potential to cause infertility and breast cancer in adult women.
- Soy phytoestrogens are potent antithyroid agents that cause hypothyroidism and may cause thyroid cancer. In infants, consumption of soy formula has been linked to autoimmune thyroid disease.
- Soy foods increase the body's need for vitamin D and B12.
- Soy foods contain a high level of aluminium which is toxic to the nervous system and the kidneys.
If you want more information on the Dangers of Soy please visit: www.westonaprice.org/soy.
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