For the past several years, we have been under the impression that soy is great for you. I am here to tell you that soy isn’t all that. It has been our enemy from the beginning; soy causes breast cancer.
The Sloan Kettering Study
A study conducted by researchers at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College found that for many women, adding a small amount of soy to their diets, can cause cancer to grow.
While soy products might be very tasty to many, they contain a very high concentration of isoflavones, which are weak estrogen-like compounds that can boost the growth and development of breast cancers.
The study found changes in the expressions of certain genes largely known to promote cancerous cell growth among the women consuming the soy supplement.
The study states: ‘These data raise concern that soy may exert a stimulating effect on breast cancer in a sub set of women.’ (study)
This significant study, “The Effects of Soy Supplementation on Gene Expression in Breast Cancer: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study,” published in the Sept. 4, 2014 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, looked at 140 women who were freshly diagnosed with stage I or stage II breast cancer. Every single woman in this study had recently had a breast biopsy and had pending plans for either a mastectomy or lumpectomy in 2 to 3 weeks.
During these 2 to 3 weeks, the women were given either soy powder (70 women) or a placebo that looked like the soy powder (70 women).
The results revealed that soy promoted significant cancer cell growth in all the women in the soy powder group.
Take Wheatgrass to Prevent and Fight Cancer
One of the most incredible benefits of wheatgrass (here) is as a potent source of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is the phytonutrient that gives plants their green pigment.
It is also an antioxidant, which encourages the immune system to fight cell damage from free radicals that can lead to cancerous tumors. Wheatgrass detoxifies the blood and body, while get rid of the cancer causing toxins and heavy metals hidden throughout. These toxins and heavy metals are primarily stored in the mammary glands (breasts) of women specifically. I recommend taking wheatgrass powder here. It’s the most pure organic source.
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