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Should I stay away from soy if I have breast cancer?

Should I stay away from soy if I have breast cancer?

I am now confused. I was told by my oncologist and internist to stay away from soy after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My tumor was estrogen positive and I was told that soy mimics (or something to that affect) estrogen....
Should we take iodine supplements?

Should we take iodine supplements?

I've had a question regarding iodine for some time. As far as I know there are few options: - iodised salt - seaweeds - supplement I believe sodium-intake should be minimized, so that's a no. I've also read about many pollutants in...

Aren’t all studies funded by corporations biased?

If they received "grant money from a kiwifruit company", then why is their study any less biased than those studies you previously referred to that were funded by the salt or dairy or meat companies. Isn't the whole purpose of science to...

Boric acid for vaginal yeast infections?

I have [had vaginal yeast infections] for years now (comes and goes). For almost a year I am vegan. My diet is nutrition dense, whole foods and no processed foods, but I still have vaginal discharges, sometimes very heavy. I rarely drink...

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