Originally Posted by walking2lose
I always thought the main concern of too much soy - especially in raw form (I thought) like edamame and tofu- was that it is known to create estrogen dominance.
Although soy doesn't create the estrogen dominance, some studies have shown that eating large quantities of soy may make balancing the hormones of an estrogen dominant woman even more difficult I am estrogen dominant and use hormone replacement therapy. I must be careful not to consume more than 10-12 grams of soy protein a day. I have found that eating too much soy protein does seem to bring on the traditional signs of menopause...irriritability, moodiness and insomnia