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Does eating or drinking too much soy cause men to develop breasts?

There are studies. Short answer is: No, soy doesn't give guys boobs. Paper "Hormonal Effects of Soy in Premenopausal Women and Men" clearly states there is a weak effect upon (cis)women and no ...
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How does the cost of production of soya milk compare to cow's milk?

This question really made me curious. Where I live (Romania, developing country within Eastern Europe), it's the same: soy milk is (much) more expensive than cow's milk. The price difference has many ...
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Uses for leftover soy pulp after preparing soy milk

That's okara! :) It's a traditional food in Japan, Korea and China While relatively flavourless when eaten on its own, it can be used in stews such as the Korean biji-jjigae or in porridges. It's ...
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What is Tempeh?

Tempeh is a fermented soybean product, which is typically bound into a cake-like form by a type of fungus (Rhizophus oligosprorus). To create tempeh the beans have to be incubated and steamed. ...
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Uses for leftover soy pulp after preparing soy milk

I'm too lazy to use it as a filler in baked goods, something I don't make often. However, I do eat musli or oatmeal every morning, so I mix it in there. This is one of the few things I eat at the ...
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What are some uses for soy 'whey'?

According to this video by Maangchi, it was used in Korea back in the day to make a popular stew, called Biji Jjigae. I also found some suggestions that come from the linked tofu recipe. I have not ...
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What are the nutritional properties of soy "whey"?

Fresh tofu whey is one of the byproducts of producing tofu from whole soy beans, the other main byproduct being okara (soybean pulp). For people who have never made tofu, here's a diagram showing that ...
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Is eating soy linked to birth defects?

This is an interesting one ! My reading of the research on this matter is that the main area of concern is not the consumption of soy itself. It is the consumption of genetically modified soy that is ...
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Does eating soy lower testosterone?

There is some very weak evidence that soy lowers testosterone, for example, Dillingham et al (2005) and Goodin et al (2007), however the former has a very small sample size and neither study utilised ...
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What can I mix soy protein isolate with so it tastes better?

Pinnaple juice (or mixed fruit) is a great alternative. Other fruits might also work but stay away from apples as it thickens too much. You definitely want to try add some ice into the mixer. A ...
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Nutritional data for homemade Greek soy yogurt

I have been considering your question since you posted, it is a good question. Typically one would calculate the nutritional value based on the ingredients and add them up, but I am not sure how well ...
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Uses for leftover soy pulp after preparing soy milk

It MUST be cooked to be digestible. Cooking will deactivate the enzyme that blocks digestion. I use the okara that comes from using a soy milk machine, and I add it to morning cereal with fruit as ...
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Which sort of soy milk makers automate the most steps?

The Vitamix can do it without cooking (you soak over-night), but you'll need to strain it yourself if you don't want any sediment. We use a hand strainer. It's not real fine like what you would find ...
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Does eating soy lower testosterone?

By analyzing the the soybean chemically, we know that soy is chemically high in phytoestrogens, the organic compound that mimics estrogen. Thus, the common conceptions of it's link to hormonal ...
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Does eating soy lower testosterone?

Soy does not lower testosterone. Here is a video, where the guy explains exactly why this is the case. He looks at the "evidence" suggesting that this is the case, then explains (with evidence) why ...
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Does nutrition information for unshelled edamame include or exclude the shell?

The nutritional value of the shell is included. I came to this conclusion by comparing the macronutrient ratios of shelled vs. unshelled edamame and found that shelled edamame delivered a higher ...
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What are some uses for soy 'whey'?

If you want lots of biochemical detail supporting terriflys’s answer, read here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6527785/ I can vouch for soy whey as the liquid in a protein shake. It ...
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What are some uses for soy 'whey'?

You can make bread with tofu whey or water substitute for other baked goods. You can also use as soup stock for example? Miso soup or Korean biji jjigae (tofu byproduct, aka okara soup. Or even water ...
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What are some uses for soy 'whey'?

I coagulate soy milk for tofu using soured whey from a previous batch. It makes wonderful aromatc tofu and has a much more fibrous texture when frozen. Put whey in airtight container for 1 1/2 to 2 ...
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Uses for leftover soy pulp after preparing soy milk

I freeze it and feed it to my cows on a hot day, they love their "soycicles"!

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