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1 The Truth About Soy -- Busting the Myths And Learning the Benefits Dr. Steve Chaney, PhD Joanette Coogan Barbara Lagoni Harper Guerra

2 Some of those web sites are authored by doctors Urban Myths Often Start With a Blog or Web site Message is based on bias of the authors Confuse animal studies with clinical studies The authors choose clinical studies selectively to support their bias Message is always spectacular Never let facts get in the way of a good story They have their biases, too If the “headlines” are always about… “Miracle foods or nutrients” that prevent “X”…or… Foods or supplements that might just kill you…and… The “establishment” isn’t telling you about it You know they can’t all be true steve

3 “Urban Myths” Continued And then there is the media Doctors and Health Organizations Have Their Biases If their bias happens to be anti-supplement, the “burden of proof” is often applied unequally Single studies showing benefit are ignored Single studies showing harm are emphasized And once the story has been repeated often enough it becomes generally accepted as true… steve …It becomes an “Urban Myth” They have their biases, also They aren’t trained in how to interpret scientific studies It is the “spectacular” – the bad news - that sells subscriptions

4 Soy Myths Breast cancer Diminishes male sexuality ( 15 studies refute ) Increases risk of prostate cancer ( studies show decrease risk, decreases PSA levels ) Increases hypothyroidism ( underactive thyroid) ( 20 studies refute.. Soy can inhibit absorption of thyroid medications so, just like with any other food, wait an hour before eating ) Unless soy is fermented, it is bad for you. ( references for these statements can be found at Truth About Soy video) steve.

5 A recent study with 5,000 subjects asked that question 3 Fears are based on animal studies (and those are mixed) 1 Claim: “Soy consumption increases the risk of breast cancer in women” Soy consumption over a lifetime decreases risk of breast cancer by 25-58% 2 1 Journal of Nutrition, 132: , Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 18: , 2009 steve 3 JAMA, 302: , % less chance of breast cancer recurrence 25% less chance of dying from breast cancer But what about women who have had breast cancer? Breast cancer survivors with highest soy intake had: Soy and Breast Cancer

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7 Benefits of Soy

8 Shaklee Soy Protein Products Shaklee 180 Smoothee Energizing Soy Protein Shaklee 180 Bars Instant Protein Soy Mix

9 Health Risks Associated With Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) To People… To the Environment 2 types of Genetic Engineering Modification to DNA – -- Some plants have been modified to produce pesticides ( to kill bugs eating their leaves) -- Bacteria in human intestines pick up some of that modified DNA and theoretically could produce the same pesticides. Modifications to Proteins Result from modifications to DNA --Can cause allergic reactions

10 GMO and The Environment Genetic modifications of crops to make them resistant to herbicides ( Round-Up Ready) … encourages the overuse of pesticides to compensate. As farmers increasingly rely on GMO plants, there is a decrease in genetic diversity, making those crops more susceptible to new viruses or pests in the future. Good News – There are some GMO Products To NOT Be Concerned About No scientific evidence that sugars, oils, other nutrients extracted from foods are dangerous or different from non-GMO... And not enough supply of non-GMO to meet market demand. steve

11 Shaklee 180 Smoothees and Bars 24 grams protein 6 grams fiber Leucine –repairs, rebuilds muscle 23 vitamins and minerals Low glycemic No artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives Non- GMO Gluten-free, lactose-free Lots of flavors.. Vanilla, Chocolate StrawberryCafé Latte Vanilla Chai, seasonal Barb

12 Shaklee 180 Snack Bars Snack Bars – 9 to 10 grams protein 3 grams fiber ( equivalent to an apple) Leucine – to repair and rebuild muscle calories Non- GMO soy protein Low glycemic No artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives Gluten-free and 99% lactose-free Yummy flavors – Chocolate Chocolate, Lemon Cranberry, Crunchy Peanut Butter, Toffee Chocolate Crunchjo

13 Shaklee 180 Meal Bars 20 grams of hunger-fighting protein 6 grams fiber Leucine – to repair and rebuild muscle Non-GMO soy protein Low glycemic No artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives Gluten-free Great flavors --Blueberry Almond Crisp -- Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip jo

14 Shaklee 180 Snack Crisps 100 calories 6 grams protein Non-GMO soy protein Low glycemic No artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives Gluten-free 2 deliciously savory & crunchy indulgence -- Barbecue -- Sea Salt Great with hummus.

15 Energizing Soy Protein – D elivers sustained energy with highest quality plant-based protein available. Low fat Non-GMO Biologically complete protein 14 grams of heart healthy soy protein Low glycemic Natural Vanilla and Creamy Cocoa Peanut Butter Fudge 1 cup peanut or almond butter 1 cup Energizing Soy Protein 1/3 cup honeybarb

16 Instant Protein Soy Mix Add to favorite recipes … substitute for portion of flour In biscuits, muffins, breads, cookies 25 grams of soy protein a day helps reduce risk of heart disease 16 grams of protein Non – GMO Less than 1 gram of carbohydrate Water-processed to retain naturally occurring isoflavones such as genistein and daidzein No artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, or preservatives Kosher certified barb

17 Benefits of Shaklee Soy Protein Products Harper Guerra Understood the importance of Protein …but needed a better quality product Benefit to young moms --- for pregnancy, lactation, To lose baby weight – safely for mom and baby Convenient – quick meal that’s healthy Energy! Reports from customers Safe Nathan Oates Story

18 Soy – Summary of the Science 1)There is excellent evidence that soy reduces hot flashes and menopausal symptoms 2) There is good evidence that it reduces cancer risk (breast & endometrial) in women 3) There is some evidence that it helps cognitive function in women 4) It may reduce heart disease risk in high risk individuals 5) There is no convincing evidence that it strengthens bonesbarb

19 Soy – For Health So if you are looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight then …especially during the holidays, consider replacing one meal a day with one of the Shaklee smoothees, shakes or bars Or grab a snack bar before attending a holiday event so you are not ravenous and don’t over indulge. Or consider a protein shake or smoothee along with the Shaklee Vitalizer for best breakfast on the planet. Or to maintain good energy levels.. Or to stabilize blood sugar so you aren’t craving sugar and other bad things Make Shaklee Protein drinks and bars part of your weekly routine for healthy eating.jo


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