The Hidden Dangers of Soy – A TwitterView with Dianne Gregg

by Pete Genot on September 21, 2009 · 0 comments

By Pete Genot

I just conducted a live “TwitterView” with author and health advocate Dianne Gregg discussing the hidden dangers of soy. This was Dianne’s first interview using Twitter – and she shared some great information about the dangers of consuming soy and products containing soy.

I always thought soy was a health food…boy was I wrong!

Dianne revealed some really shocking information about the negative effects soy can have on your heath and I certainly learned a lot.

I’m sure most of you are already familiar with Twitter…or have at least heard it mentioned on TV or in print. But for those of you that don’t know, Twitter is a popular social media “micro blogging” site. It is used by celebrities (Oprah , Ashton Kutcher , etc.), star athletes (Chad OchoCinco from the Cincinnati Bengals), corporations, grannies, kids…heck, just about everyone I know has a Twitter account.

I use Twitter to keep track of friends and business contacts, let people know when I’m doing something interesting, and also to post useful health and fitness information. Occasionally, I’ll even throw in some funny pictures, jokes and inspirational quotes to lighten things up.

If you want to learn more about Twitter or Follow my Tweets, just click the link below and sign-up your free account:

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If you missed the TwitterView with Dianne, here is a complete transcript for you.  I hope you find it interesting and useful. 

Pete:  @hiddensoy Hi Dianne! Are you ready to tell everyone about the hidden dangers of soy on your first ever “TwitterView”?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute I sure am.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Cool…let’s get started! Q1: Can you tell me a little bit about yourself?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A1: I’m a photographer w/20 years exp & recognized as a pioneer of digital photography. Also an advocate 4 good health.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q2: What inspired you to research & write about soy?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A2: When I discovered my soy allergy, I learned its not the health food its cracked up to b & wanted 2 spread the word.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q3: I was always taught soy was a health food. What’s the deal?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A3: Fermented soy is OK because the toxins are removed. The Western version is a quick cheap process full of toxins.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q4: So should I avoid ALL soy?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A4: The fermented soy such as miso, natto, and tempeh are all safe. All in moderation of course.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q5: But don’t many products contain soy in one form or another?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A5: Yes! Read labels & avoid both Textured veggie & plant proteins, Hydrolyzed veg protein, Veg oil, MSG, & Lecithin.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q6: Where did you get your information? What are the primary sources of your research?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A6: Endocrinology Journal, AHA, Biology of Reproduction, PubMed, New Zealand Food Safety, Gerson Institute & many more.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q7: What shocked you the most during your research?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A7: That soy is used in plastics, lubricants, coatings, inks, adhesives & other products. How can it be safe to ingest?

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q8: What are some of the most serious side effects from consuming soy?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A8: Thyroid disease, osteoporosis, early puberty, infertility, hormone imbalance, & low testosterone in men.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q9: What’s the most important takeaway message from your research/book?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A9: Be aware of foods you eat that may trigger a change in the way you feel. Fatigue, nausea, unusual weight gain, etc.

Pete:  @hiddensoy Q10: Last question. How do I know if I’m allergic to soy? Can a doctor diagnose?

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute A10: Allergist can test it. You may not have a severe allergy. Be aware of health changes & try process of elimination.

Pete:  @hiddensoy I hope you enjoyed your 1st TwitterView! Thanks for your time & for the great information! NO soy for me!

Dianne:  @HealthyMinute This was my first TwitterView. It was a great experience within a new format. Thanks for having me!

Pete:  @hiddensoy My pleasure! To learn more about Dianne & The Hidden Dangers of Soy, please visit her website =>>

@hiddensoy You can also pick-up a copy of her new book from Amazon =>> <<= The Hidden Dangers of Soy

About the Author:  Health advocate Pete Genot is the Founder and Editor of The Healthy Minute.  He is a former college athlete, and has nearly 25 years of health and fitness experience.  He emphasizes maintaining optimal health through a balance of family, nutrition, exercise and personal growthClick HERE to learn more about The Healthy Minute and get instant access to the free report: Fitness and Weight-loss Tips for Travelers.

[Editor’s Comments:  After developing a severe allergy to soy that nearly killed her, Dianne Gregg learned the truth behind this supposed health food. She is the author of The Hidden Dangers of Soy, a book written to educate others on the negative health impacts of soy. Dianne has appeared on numerous radio shows and has also been seen on CBS4 (Miami). To learn more, and to claim your free chapter of her book, click HERE to visit her website.

Also, if you want to hear about the hidden dangers of soy directly from Dianne in much more detail, just enter your name and e-mail address into the form below to get immediate access to an audio interview I did with Dianne. If you are ALREADY a subscriber to The Healthy Minute, no need to enter your information again…you will already receive automatic access to the interview via e-mail.

In the interview, you will discover:

  • The best sources for researching articles and studies on soy.
  • Some of the surprising negative impacts soy can have on children and adults.
  • The most common symptoms indicating you may have a soy intolerance.
  • The ONLY types of soy you should be consuming.
  • What types of foods contain “hidden soy” and what ingredients you should look for on food labels.
  • Some of the most serious side effects that can result from consuming soy.
  • How to find out if you’re allergic to soy.

This is a great call for anyone who still thinks soy is a health food!

Required Legal Disclaimer: Some of the links mentioned within this post or posts they lead to are my affiliate links and I get compensated for recommending those products. However, I NEVER recommend something I don’t believe in and welcome your questions and feedback.

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