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Author Topic: Estrogen in Soy Butter?  (Read 1150 times)

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Offline cammiec

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Estrogen in Soy Butter?
« on: January 16, 2015, 10:09:51 PM »
Since I have nut allergies, I have been eating soy butter & apples. Every day for months. I've noticed lately some unusual symptoms, but couldn't figure out why. I mentioned to someone that I wondered if I'd been eating to much soy, since it's a bean, & they told me that it contains estrogen. Does anyone know anything about this? Should I talk to my doctor or dietician? I am avoiding soy for now.
wheat, buckwheat, rye, oats, flax, plum, kiwi, watermelon, honeydew melon, squash, garlic, pinenuts, pistachio
And now severely lactose intolerant

Offline GoingNuts

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Re: Estrogen in Soy Butter?
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2015, 07:48:24 AM »
First of all, hi and welcome!

High doses of soy mimic estrogen; it's why products with soy isoflavones are recommended for menopause symptom relief. 

I have no idea how much soy you are consuming and what your symptoms are, but this is probably something you should probably discuss with your physician.

Good luck!
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Offline SilverLining

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Re: Estrogen in Soy Butter?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2015, 08:03:41 AM »
High doses of soy mimic estrogen; it's why products with soy isoflavones are recommended for menopause symptom relief. 

Now you tell me!
The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command. - George Orwell, 1984

guess

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Re: Estrogen in Soy Butter?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2015, 01:34:40 PM »
http://blogs.webmd.com/healthy-recipe-doctor/2011/03/four-soy-food-myths-exposed.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11694655
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20378106

I'm sure there's no shortage of the Mercola-esque versions out there on the internet. 

Whatever the case not at all related to soy allergy or allergy in general.
« Last Edit: January 18, 2015, 01:36:13 PM by guess »

Offline cammiec

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Re: Estrogen in Soy Butter?
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2015, 02:08:48 PM »
I spoke with my doctor about my symptoms, she said the soy-estrogen would not cause this. I'm afraid I may have developed a soy allergy now.  :-[ I'll speak with my allergist next week.
wheat, buckwheat, rye, oats, flax, plum, kiwi, watermelon, honeydew melon, squash, garlic, pinenuts, pistachio
And now severely lactose intolerant