"Soy Foods: Eating Too Much of a Good Thing Might Be Bad, Scientists Say"

"Americans consume over $4 billion of soy foods each year because of their many health benefits. But new studies suggest that eating large amounts of soy's estrogen-mimicking compounds might reduce fertility in women, trigger early puberty and disrupt development of fetuses and children. 'We know that too much genistein is not a good thing for a developing mouse; it may not be a good thing for a developing child,' said Retha Newbold of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences."

Lindsey Konkel reports for Environmental Health News November 3, 2009.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009