# Truth 7
Health problems by overuse of soya
- Thyroid problems
Related :Hypothyroidism prevention diet
- Male infertility
Lower spermatogenesis counts in men on a majorly soya based diet.Lower testosterone
- Irregular menstrual bleeding, endometriosis polyps
- Kidney stones :Soya also has oxalate which with calcium forms insoluble compounds and cause kidney stones
- Brain atrophy
# Truth 8
Soya is present as the major protein source in most of the low lactose baby formulas
Don’t ever forget to read the label.
Should you give soya to children?
Soya has phytoestrogens. The good which protects against hot flushes cam cause many problems in children.
It’s like giving them growth hormone ( HGH) supplementation
All problems in adults are exacerbated in children.
Baby girls may show sign of puberty very early.Cases of puberty happening at 3 years has made doctors careful about giving soya based baby food.
I stopped drinking my favourite chocolate soya milk
Soya has a market share of 2 million in 1980 and 1 billion in the USA now
.Do you think they are going to stop producing something which is making them rich?
Do you think the people who produce soya milk drink it?
Do you think their children have soya.
Moderation is always the key.
Soya is not great but it’s not evil in small amounts.
What’s your opinion on the good bad and ugly of soya?
Comment below to let me know.
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