I’ve been telling you for years now how bad Soy is for you. It causes cancers, messes up thyroid function, and bombards your body with excess estrogen.
A new study was just released, and I am not the least bit surprised.
“A diet high in soybean oil causes more obesity and diabetes than a diet high in fructose, a sugar commonly found in soda and processed foods, according to a just published paper by scientists at the University of California, Riverside.”
“Compared to mice on the high coconut oil diet, mice on the high soybean oil diet showed increased weight gain, larger fat deposits, a fatty liver with signs of injury, diabetes and insulin resistance, all of which are part of the Metabolic Syndrome. Fructose in the diet had less severe metabolic effects than soybean oil although it did cause more negative effects in the kidney and a marked increase in prolapsed rectums, a symptom of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which like obesity is on the rise.
The mice on the soybean oil-enriched diet gained almost 25 percent more weight than the mice on the coconut oil diet and 9 percent more weight than those on the fructose-enriched diet. And the mice on the fructose-enriched diet gained 12 percent more weight than those on a coconut oil rich diet.”
“In the U.S. the consumption of soybean oil has increased greatly in the last four decades due to a number of factors, including results from studies in the 1960s that found a positive correlation between saturated fatty acids and the risk of cardiovascular disease. As a result of these studies, nutritional guidelines were created that encouraged people to reduce their intake of saturated fats, commonly found in meat and dairy products, and increase their intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids found in plant oils, such as soybean oil.
Implementation of those new guidelines, as well as an increase in the cultivation of soybeans in the United States, has led to a remarkable increase in the consumption of soybean oil, which is found in processed foods, margarines, salad dressings and snack foods. Soybean oil now accounts for 60 percent of edible oil consumed in the United States. That increase in soybean oil consumption mirrors the rise in obesity rates in the United States in recent decades.”
What is really infuriating is that the study that ‘proved’ that saturated fats from meats and dairy products were bad was bogus. Yet somehow this myth has persisted.
You know why?
Follow the money. Soy is an incredibly cheap ingredient, and thanks to GMO technology it is abundant.
Oh, and in more bad news, the Dark Act passed today. It is now Federal law, so it removes state and local regulation. It allows companies to voluntarily decide whether to label or not. Monsanto wins again.
Our government is bought. Don’t think for a minute that they are concerned about your health or well being. All they are concerned with are campaign contributions. All politics is now is who can raise the most money. Its all a farce.
It is up to you to determine what is best for you and your family.
All is not lost. People are voting with their wallets. Fast food and packaged food corporations are losing enough market share that they are listening.
Don’t buy it. That is our power to change things.
Eat only real food.
The side benefits will be that you will get healthier and lose weight.
*The paper, “Soybean oil is more obesogenic and diabetogenic than coconut oil and fructose in mouse: potential role for the liver,” was published July 22 in the journal PLOS ONE.
Original article – http://www.ineffableisland.com/2015/07/soybean-oil-causes-more-obesity-than.html