Constant fatigue, weight gain or memory impairment can be a sign of a disorder of the thyroid gland. Soy milk, or rather its excessive consumption, would have negative effects on thyroid function. In this article we share with you the consequences of this regular consumption of soy milk.
It would be 6 million French people who would suffer from a dysfunction of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located inside the neck and produces hormones through the iodine we ingest with diet.
What is the function of the thyroid gland?
The thyroid gland allows us to produce hormones that we can divide into four groups. Triiodothyronine and thyroxine, which stimulate the metabolism of lipids, carbohydrates and protein, as well as thyroglobulin, which captures iodide ions, and thyrocalcitonin, which reduces blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. Destruction of the bones.
A disorder of the gland can occur when it is secreting an excess of hormones or too little. When the amount is large we can talk about hyperthyroidism and when the hormones are produced in small amount we are talking about hypothyroidism.
Consumption of soy milk and adverse health effects:
Regular consumption of soybeans would have adverse effects on our health. Indeed, soybean would have a goitrogenic effect which means that iodine can not be absorbed optimally which can disrupt thyroid hormones.
In addition, soy contains hemagglutinin, a substance that promotes blood clots and that can reduce oxygen uptake. The presence of phytoestrogens can disrupt endocrine functions and can cause the development of breast cancer or infertility in men
But that’s not all, soy products also contain toxic amounts of aluminum that can have adverse effects on the nervous system as well as on the kidneys. Soy milk is particularly rich in anti-nutrients, which can cause many malfunctions.
Soy products can also contain toxic isoflavones that can stimulate the growth of cancer cells and especially breast.
As soy is contaminated with pesticides it becomes very dangerous for our health. Numerous studies have proved the dangerousness of this type of products as well as their effects on the development of the cancer.
In addition, pregnant women and the child are strongly advised not to consume soy products as this could be very dangerous to their health.