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Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 8th Continent

Children with lactose intolerance are not able to digest lactose, a type of sugar found in cow’s milk.  The small intestines produce a digestive enzyme known as lactase.  Lactase breaks down lactose into smaller sugars known as glucose and galactose which your body can then absorb and turn into energy.  Children with lactose intolerance do not produce enough lactase so when » Read more

Benefits of Soy for Children

By JustMommies for our Sponsor, 8th Continent

Many moms want to give their children a great start in life by teaching them healthy eating habits.  Exposing your kids to a variety of healthy food and beverage choices while they are young will help them to become healthy adults.  Since children develop food preferences at a young age, the preferences they have now may influence how they eat all the way into adulthood.  » Read more

Soy Isoflavones: Natural Alternative to Clomid

If you are trying to get pregnant, you may be wondering if there are any natural ways to induce ovulation or boost your fertility.  While there may not be any supplements out there that are specifically marketed as Clomid substitutes, some people believe that soy isoflavones may be just that. » Read more

Foods to Avoid While Trying to Conceive

You’re hoping to get pregnant soon, and while you’re preparing for this big life change, you’re trying to stay as healthy as possible. » Read more

New Report: Soy and Breast Cancer

Asian-American women who consumed high amounts of soy as children are 58% less likely to develop breast cancer as adults, Reuters reports Researchers from the National Cancer Institute say that when adolescents or adults consume soy, there was still a 20-25% drop in breast cancer, but nothing as drastic as when it’s taken by children, translating into this period of development being a key factor. » Read more