Is It True That Soy Milk Contains Estrogen?
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Soya milk or more commonly known as soy milk is commonly consumed by the people of Indonesia. Keep in mind if in 100 grams of unsweetened soy milk contains at least 3.5 grams of protein, 2.5 grams of fat, 5 grams of carbohydrates, and 41 calories. In soy milk itself there are sources of protein, potassium, vitamin A, and isoflavones. In addition, soy is also free of cholesterol and low in saturated fat.
Regarding giving soy milk to boys, the presence of estrogen-like phytochemicals in soy makes this soy milk many doubtful for people to give to baby boys. The content in soy usually makes all foods very estrogenic. The effect can have a detrimental effect on children and men.
But, according to a meta-analysis of soy research published by the British Journal of Pharmacology, food phytoestrogens offer a variety of health benefits. So actually, soy is still very safe if it is used within safe limits for everyone. Except for those who have allergies, Bun.Soy milk for boys is actually not a bad choice. Especially for those who are lactose intolerance. But remember, do not over-give soy milk to your child so as not to cause alarming adverse effects.
Moreover, this soy milk is recommended by the pediatrician, there must be safety considerations for your child, and the pediatrician must also have set the right measurement for your child, so you should give it according to the pediatrician's recommendation, yes, but if you are still in doubt you can ask your doctor again and then make sure you don't have to worry anymore.
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