Why Men Shouldn’t Fear Soy
Going vegan is associated with soy (although it doesn’t have to be) and I know that men often fear that a soy-rich diet is an affront to masculinity and will cause the dreaded man boob problem, but fear not: according to Dr. Steve from Men’s Fitness, this appears to be a myth, or at least it’s not supported by any scientific evidence.
Dr. Steve is The Opie & Anthony Show’s resident medical expert and the host of his own Sirius XM Radio program, Weird Medicine.
According to an article on mensfitness.com, the medical term for large breasts in a male is “gynecomastia” and there are a ton of causes for it, including obesity, genetics and hormones.
In addition, certain medications like cimetidine (Tagamet, a medication for acid reflux) and marijuana can also cause breast tissue growth.
Soybeans are a rich source of a set of molecules called “isoflavones”, which have…
View original post 204 more words