Soybeans have long been a common component of Chinese diets, but the food’s growing popularity in the West has led to increasing scrutiny regarding its effects on humans. Photo: Alamy

Is soy good or bad for health? From tofu to Impossible Burgers, common concerns addressed

  • Soy products are becoming increasingly popular as more consumers seek alternatives to meat, but their acceptance has led to increased scrutiny
  • We examine three areas: the effects of plant oestrogen, growing herbicide use and the nutritional value of ‘future foods’
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Soybeans have long been a common component of Chinese diets, but the food’s growing popularity in the West has led to increasing scrutiny regarding its effects on humans. Photo: Alamy
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