Soy Month!

For my diet, both during and after my self-healing journey with breast cancer, I only include fermented soy foods.  In Wellness Wisdom I cover in detail why I made this choice, and would like to encourage you to do your own research to make the decision that is best for you.

In honor of soy month, I thought I would highlight a fermented soy food that is a big part of my diet: Miso!

Miso: A fermented soybean paste with a texture similar to peanut butter, and a strong salty flavor.  It is used as a condiment and a flavoring agent to make the popular miso soup.

  • Contains vitamin B-12 and trace minerals including zinc, manganese, and copper
  • A protein source — one tablespoon has two grams of protein and just 25 calories
  • Helps reduce the risk of cancer of the breast, prostate, lung, and colon
  • Regulates estrogen in women – a hormone that causes tumors to develop
  • Prevents and clears your body of radiation
  • Releases and blocks heavy metals; eliminates tobacco poisoning
  • Enhances the immune system, bones, and overall energy
  • Helps prevent heart disease and protects blood vessels
  • A strong antioxidant – enhancing skin health and counteracting the aging process
  • Reduces chronic pain and menopause pain
  • Aids digestion and intestinal health; heals poor digestion and intestinal infections
  • Balances acidic conditions in the gastrointestinal tract

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