When a client says “I am concerned about including soy products in my plant-based diet because of the cancer risk,” this is the information I can provide them.

In short: no, you should not avoid eating soy for fear of increasing your cancer risk. Quite the opposite!

Soy and breast cancer

Soy and other cancers

Dietary guidelines

What about soy allergy?

Plan to enjoy some soy foods every week!

Because it’s so nutritious, delicious, and easy to prepare, I make sure to include some tofu or other soy products, especially edamame, in the Vegan Meal Plans every week. Enjoy!