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Food for a Thought

All the information you need for nutritious bellies

The Dangers of Soy Lecithin, Soy Oil and Soy Formulas

The safety issues of soy in infant formulas

  • Soybeans are high in natural toxins anti-nutrients
  • Soybeans contain hemaglutinins, which cause red blood cells to clump together.
  • Soy contains goitgens, which can frequently lead to depressed thyroid function.
  • Soybeans are over 70%genetically modified containing the highest levels of pesticides.
  • Soybeans are very high in phytates, which prevent the absorption of minerals including calcium, magnesium, iron & zinc.

Infant soy formula have been found to cause:

  • Behavioral problems
  • 1000% more aluminum than conventional milk base formulas.
  • Toxic levels of manganese
  • Thyroid problems
  • Early puberty & fertility problems

The Lancet Study

  • 1997 Lancet study showed the daily exposure to estrogen-imitating chemicals for infants who consume soy formulas were 6-11 times higher than adults consuming soy foods.
  • The blood concentration of these hormones were 13,000-22,000 times higher than estrogen in the blood. Infants fed exclusively soy formula receive the equivalent of at least 5 birth control pills per day!

“Very few babies benefit from soy formula, and I’m going to go one step further than that: soy formula is the absolute most dangerous food you can give your baby”.

-Dr. Claire McCarthy Harvard Medical School

Resources: hjp://ncbi.nlm.nnih.gov www.mercola.com