Finding the right dieting pathway to health


November 10, 2021

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Call me late to the party, but as I considered all the people I've personally known to have struggled with cancer (breast or otherwise), it got me thinking about diet and cancer risk. 

I remember in my very first nutrition class (before nutrition was my major) hearing about how certain plant foods contained phytoestrogens.  These are estrogen-like compounds from plants, such as soy or flaxseed meal.  The thought of increasing estrogen with plant foods unnerved me.

Ever since then, I have limited and avoided most overt soy products (tofu, soy mil...

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