Food for Thought: The War Against Whey

A diet rich in soy and whey protein, found in products such as soy milk and low-fat yogurt, has been shown to reduce breast cancer incidence in rats. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Many know that Greek yogurt is a superfood, higher in calcium than other dairy products, which helps build strong bones and prevents osteoporosis, and containing a number of other nutrients including high levels of protein and potassium. In addition, research indicates eating foods high in calcium and protein promotes weight loss. Specifically, whey is valued for being highly nutritional for athletes, babies and the elderly.

So what’s not …read more