9780658015304

The Soy Sensation

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    9780658015304

  • ISBN10:

    0658015303

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-27
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

Rich in protein and low in fat, soy encourages overall health in the body and the environment. In this book, three experts in nutrition offer a wealth of information about the many benefits of soy and recount the fascinating trasformation of soy from health food pariah to the delicious, diverse, healthy alternative to animal products and fats that it is today. Includes delicious recipes.

Author Biography

Jack Challem writes and publishes The Nutrition Reporter newsletter and is a contributing editor to Natural Health, Let's Live, and Nutrition Science News magazines. He is the author or coauthor of nearly forty books.

Victoria Dolby Toews has written for Natural Living Today and Better Nutrition.

Linda Knittel is the managing editor of Nutrition Science News.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Introduction ix
The Soy Story
1(18)
The History of the Soybean
1(4)
A Look Inside the Soybean
5(2)
Isoflavones
7(3)
Other Phytonutrients
10(2)
Soy Antioxidants
12(2)
Estrogen, Phytoestrogens, and Health
14(2)
Chapter Notes
16(3)
How Soy Prevents Cancer
19(22)
Understanding Cancer
20(1)
``Part-Time'' Vegetarians
21(1)
Soy and Cancer
22(6)
Soy and Prostate Cancer
28(3)
Soy and Other Specific Cancers
31(4)
Chapter Notes
35(6)
How Soy Promotes Women's Health
41(12)
How Soy Phytoestrogens Fight Breast Cancer
44(3)
Menstruation to Menopause
47(3)
Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, and Soy
50(1)
Chapter Notes
51(2)
How Soy Prevents Osteoporosis
53(8)
Estrogen Replacement Therapy Versus Phytoestrogens
54(1)
Ipriflavone
55(3)
Calcium and Osteoporosis
58(1)
Chapter Notes
59(2)
How Soy Fights Heart Disease
61(12)
Cholesterol's Role in Heart Disease
62(5)
Explaining the Soy Phenomenon
67(2)
Women, Estrogen, and Phytoestrogens
69(2)
Chapter Notes
71(2)
Other Health Benefits of Soy
73(14)
Soy and Diabetes
73(4)
Soy and Kidney Disorders
77(1)
Soy and Gallstones
78(1)
Soy and Hearing Problems
79(1)
Soy and Obesity and Fatigue
80(1)
Soy and Pain Relief
81(1)
Soy and Digestive Problems
81(1)
Soy and Alcohol-Related Disorders
82(1)
Chapter Notes
83(4)
Does Soy Have a Dark Side?
87(14)
Excess Estrogen in Soy-Based Infant Formula
87(2)
Soy Allergy
89(1)
Soy and Hormone-Dependent Cancers
90(1)
Soy and the Thyroid Gland
91(2)
Soy and the Brain
93(1)
Soy and Digestion
94(1)
Soy and Copper/Zinc Balance
95(1)
Genetically Modified Soybeans
96(2)
Chapter Notes
98(3)
Recommendations and Guidelines
101(12)
Whole Soybeans
102(1)
Tofu
102(2)
Soy Milk
104(1)
Tempeh
105(1)
Soy Flour
105(1)
Soy Protein Powder
106(1)
Textured Vegetable Protein
106(1)
Meat Analogs
106(1)
Soy Cheese, Yogurt, and Sour Cream
107(1)
Soy Nuts
107(1)
Okara
107(1)
Miso
108(1)
Soy Sauce
108(1)
Natto
109(1)
Soy Supplements Versus Soy Foods
109(2)
Chapter Notes
111(2)
Recipes
113(10)
Dried Soybeans
113(1)
Herbed Tofu Scramble
114(1)
Tofu Mayonnaise
114(1)
Carrot Miso Dressing
115(1)
Tofu Green Goddess Dressing
115(1)
Soybean and Garlic Hummus
116(1)
Tofu Egg Salad
116(1)
Creamy Tomato Bisque
117(1)
Tempeh Chili
118(1)
Tofu-Vegetable Pie
119(1)
Soy Protein Smoothie
120(1)
Almond Butter Muffins
120(1)
Tofu Chocolate Pudding
121(1)
Tofu-Green Tea Ice Cream
121(2)
Resources and Readings 123(4)
Soybeans
123(1)
Organic and Non-GMO Soy
124(1)
Readings
125(2)
Index 127

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