Soy Much Maligned, Nutritious, Useful, Survives & Thrives

Tofu Vegetable Stew

Soy, especially tofu, was really big in the 70s, 80s and into the 90s. But since then, soy has gotten a bad rep, for various reasons, some legit, but mostly not. For many years there has been an anti-soy propaganda campaign, focused on health issues related to soy – with a lot of exaggeration, sketchy […]

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Is Soy Bad for Low Thyroid & Belly Fat?

Belly Fat

Connecting Beans & Gas, Low Thyroid & Soy Protein, Lose Weight, Belly Fat I love beans, but I hate the gas as does my household. I am cooking beans as I read your beans without gas report and found it extremely interesting. I will add some herbs to my beans as they cook and see […]

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Kid Friendly Healthy Diet for Food Allergies

Little Girl Eating

Mom worries tofu won’t have enough protein for toddler with food allergies My 20 month old daughter has food allergies – she is allergic to dairy, eggs, and all nuts. I am concerned that there are several key nutrients she may be either low on or not getting, among them protein. Her doctor recently suggested […]

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Soy Foods And Vegetarian Protein

Tofu Burger

For vegetarian protein, stay away from processed soy and stick to organic soy foods tofu & tempeh Hi Savvy Vegetarian! I have just discovered your wonderful site while searching for help on cooking tofu. I am a Nebraska beef fed girl (no longer in Nebr.) who went around the table eating everyone else’s fat and […]

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Wanna Be Vegetarian Allergic To Nuts & Soy

Vegetarian Chili

Is becoming a vegetarian possible with nuts|soy allergies? Find good sources of protein in beans, lentils and whole grains I’m interested in becoming a vegetarian but I’m allergic to soy and nuts so I want to know if there are other sources of protein available – R. S. Savvy Vegetarian Advice: Beans, lentils and whole […]

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Overwhelmed By The Soy Buzz – Is Tofu OK?


Feel a bit overwhelmed by the soy buzz – have eaten & fed to my 9 yr old boys for years – now feel scared of what I have done! Is tofu ok?

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New Vegetarian Is Pale & Breaking Out

Breaking Out

In the past 4 days since I’ve started a vegetarian diet, I’m breaking out A LOT more & everyone has been saying that I look pale I have recently started a vegetarian diet switching from poultry and fish. I never really ate a lot of red meat to begin with. I have noticed in the […]

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Vegetarian has Hypothyroidism, B12 Deficiency

Doctor Dilemna

I’m having a multi-level nutritional dilemma. I’ve been a vegetarian for 6 years. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and severe B12 deficiency I’m having a multi-level nutritional dilemma. I’ve been a vegetarian for 6 years. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism and severe B12 deficiency. Having watched many of my holistic friends spend thousands […]

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New Vegan: Are Cravings Normal? What About Soy?

Meat Cravings

I just started my new vegan lifestyle. I want to know if my cravings for meat and dairy are normal, and how much soy is too much? I just started my new vegan lifestyle about a week ago. I was searching the internet to see if my cravings for meat and dairy were normal and […]

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