Are Phytoestrogens Good or Bad for You?

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Welcome to my Weekly Wisdom, this post is something a little different because I want to share my opinion on whether phytoestrogens are good or bad for you. Phytoestrogens are plant-derived compounds found in a wide variety of foods, most notably soy, that help us to cope with menopause. I’m inundated with people asking me if it is safe to take them.  I want to set the record straight because there are tens of thousands of medical papers on these substances. Watch me discussing my thoughts about phytoestrogens in the video below: Asian communities around the world have been consuming naturally occurring oestrogen as part of their diet for centuries and research shows that oestrogen dependent cancers are about a half of what we experience in the Western World. I always recommend things that are scientifically based and if I’m not sure of something I contact a Professor or Academic … Read More