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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 adverse effect upon (cis)men. “Soy and isoflavone consumption does not seem to affect the endometrium in premenopausal women, although there have been weak ...


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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 causes. To name a few: subsidies from the government organic farming is usually done on a smaller scale, leading to a smaller volume of obtained food ...


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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 also used as an addition to baked goods such as breads, cookies and muffins, and can serve to create a crumbly texture in these foods. In Japan it is used in a ...


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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. Tempeh has a firm texture and an earthy/nutty flavor, which develops as it ages. Key differences between tofu and tempeh: Tofu is made by curdling fresh soy milk ...


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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 same rate that I create fake milk. I pretty much do the same thing with all the left over solids from nut, bean or other milks.


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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 tried any of them, but I bet it would work great for baking. Smoothies / protein shakes Baked goods - as a milk replacement Soup broths


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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 resistant to "Roundup" - the most widely used herbicide globally, of which the main active ingredient is glyphosate. This is toxic and carcinogenic, and ...


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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 chilled soy shake seems to make a big difference, the same applies to non-vegan shakes. I can't really find a good source for this claim, but temperature has a play ...


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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 it is excellent fiber as well as v. high protein. Also add to stews etc. I’ve found it makes baked goods too heavy. It keeps indefinitely frozen and can be ...


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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 in a coffee maker, but it works for us. Some people use a cloth. This is a heavy-duty machine for the commercial market. Here is a link to their Almond Milk ...


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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 a control group. The vast majority of research shows no effect. In general, rather than relying on individual studies which have their own idiosyncrasies and ...


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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 imbalances. Based on the research I found, the link between soy and decreased testosterone more than a correlation. Studies This study follows a 19 year old man who ...


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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 this "evidence" does no hold much weight. He also shows a lot of evidence that soy does NOT lower testosterone. This video is 30 mins long, however he explains (...


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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 portion of energy from protein and fat, and a lower portion from carbs. This is consistent with knowledge that more of the protein and fat is concentrated into the ...


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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 such a calculation holds up for your case. Short of sending it for analysis, I would compare it to SILK plain soy yogurt and call it even. http://...


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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 whey is the last byproduct in the process. It's hard to find a quantitative answer about what exactly is contained in the whey, but qualitatively tofu whey ...


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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 your plants 🌱;-)


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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 weeks till surface starts to froth. It must be airtight and it takes a higher volume than other coagulants. I believe it also has probiotic qualities as other ...


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


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