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I recall reading somewhere that eating alot of soy could hamper fertility. Is this true?

Thanks for writing with this question. Here are three comments by reputable
nutritionists who have looked into this question in more depth than I have.
The first response is written by Clare Hasler, PhD, a soy researcher expert.

http://www.extension.uiuc.edu/archives/experts/health/1998a/0687.html
http://www.parentsplace.com/expert/nutritionist/pregnancy/qa/0,9144,12153,00.html
http://www.ivillage.com/food/experts/askdiet/qas/0,5439,3804,00.html

Best wishes,
Diana Dyer, MS, RD

 

faq posted 5/01

 


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