The Effect Of Trans Fats On Heart Disease And Plaque Buildup

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Soy has been hydrogenated, which reduces the amount of polyunsaturated fats and adds trans fats to your body. Trans fats are linked to heart disease and plaque buildup in arteries. Soy is linked to cancer by interfering with enzymes your body uses to fight cancer, chronic health problems such as obesity, asthma, autoimmune disease, cancer, and bone degeneration. It’s linked to diabetes by interfering with the insulin receptors in your cell membranes. It’s also connected to heart disease by clogging your arteries. Among women with underlying coronary heart disease, eating trans fats increased the danger of sudden cardiac arrest. It can lead to decreased immune function. by reducing your immune response. Additionally, it can increase blood…show more content…
“The politics of food”, Maria Margaronis, The Nation, 27 December 1999 Soy lecithin is produced from soybean oil, which is commonly created through a chemical process using hexane. If a product is licensed non-GMO, you can accept that the soybeans used are not been genetically modified.

In the remote past, Asian cultures only ate soy that was fermented. The mainstream would have you believe that ancient Asian cultures have been eating tons of soy for thousands of years. According to Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, ancient Chinese cultures first started eating soybeans about 2,500 years ago. Not long after that, they figured out how to ferment it. But the question is, why did they ferment it? The Chinese somehow knew that soybeans contain many toxins. They then avoided soy until they were able to nullify these toxins, this is achieved by the fermentation process.

In Asia, soy is only used in very small amounts as a condiment, with pork, and seafood, only in recent years have soy products been used like today, consumed in large amounts in an unfermented and often highly processed form. Soy was originally considered an inedible plant, used to fix nitrogen in the soil. Even to this day, there are many farming communities that use soy for the purpose of controlling the nitrogen within the soil. Soy was used in tofu in early Asian cultures to promote sexual abstinence. This was due to the phytoestrogens in soy that can lower testosterone levels. The
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