Soy Foods Wenatchee WA

We think of soy foods as leading the charge against cholesterol—especially since the Food and Drug Administration approved a health claim that eating high levels of soy protein (47 g/day) reduces LDL cholesterol by 12.9 percent. However, a recent study demotes soy from a five'star general to a foot soldier in fighting cholesterol.

ABIHM
(509) 886-3708
614 Daniels Drive, Northeast
East Wenatchee, WA
Services
Wellness Training, Stress Management, Spiritual Attunement, Psychotherapy, Preventive Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine, Nutrition, Family Practice, Biofeedback
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Weight Watchers
(800) 516-3535
1017 N Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA

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Michelle Torrance
(360) 568-2686
1101 Ave. D, Ste. D103
Snohomish, WA
Company
Snohomish Naturopathic Clinic
Industry
Massage Practitioner, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Nutritionist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Aging Well, Allergies, Women's Health

Therapies : Botanical Medicine, Bowen Technique, Chelation Therapy, Holistic Medicine, IV Therapy, Natural Hormone Replacement, Nutritional Counseling, Whole Foods Cooking, Yoga Therapy, Exercise, Family Medicine
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Aetna, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Cigna, First Choice Health, Healthnet, Lifewise, Out of Network Coverage, Premera, Receipt provided for reimbursement, Regence, Uniform Medical Plan, United HealthCare
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American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Nutrition Solutions, Llc
(425) 264-2584
500 Sw 39th St
Renton, WA
 
Bastyr Center for Natural Health
(206) 834-4100
3670 Stone Way North
Seattle, WA
Services
Wellness Training, Urology, Supplements, Stress Management, Research, Rheumatology, Preventive Medicine, Osteopathic/Manipulation, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Mind/Body Medicine, Men's Health, Immunology, Herbal Medicine, General Practice, Gastroenterology, Fitness/Exercise, Family Practice, Diabetes, Dermatology, Cognitive Therapy, Coaching, Cardiovascular Disease
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Willa Hale
(509) 664-4596
504 Orondo Ave,# C
Wenatchee, WA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Minh-Hai Tran
(206) 729-2633
2901 NE Blakeley St, Suite 3B
Seattle, WA
Company
NutritionWorks Consulting
Industry
Nutritionist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity

Therapies : Nutrition Education

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Dr. Karen Benton
(360) 687-2799
9901 NE 7th Avenue, B107
Vancouver, WA
Company
countrydoc.com
Industry
Homeopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Nutritionist
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Gastrointestinal Concerns, Hormone Imbalances, Allergies, Women's Health

Therapies : Nutritional Counseling, Near Death Support, Homeopathy, Counseling, Botanical Medicine, Reiki, Tongue and Pulse Diagnosis, Whole Foods Cooking, Primary Care
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Out of Network Coverage, Kaiser Permanente, Call to Inquire, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Premera
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American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Aimee Gallo
(206) 227-1231
819 N. 49th St.
Seattle, WA
Company
VIBRANCE Nutrition and Fitness
Industry
Nutritionist, Personal Trainer
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Fatigue, Gastrointestinal Concerns, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Weight Loss, Women's Health

Therapies : Nutritional Counseling, Sports Performance Consulting, Whole Foods Cooking
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Bastyr University, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

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Tim Knight
(425) 398-9355
12900 NE 180 th Street, Suite 100
Bothell, WA
Company
Balancing Health
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Acupuncturist, Nutritionist

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Fighting High Cholesterol

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We think of soy foods as leading the charge against cholesterol—especially since the Food and Drug Administration approved a health claim that eating high levels of soy protein (47 g/day) reduces LDL cholesterol by 12.9 percent. However, a recent study demotes soy from a five-star general to a foot soldier in fighting cholesterol. The study tested whether adding soy protein to a low-fat, high-fiber diet would improve cholesterol levels in 14 men and 18 postmenopausal women.

Round one goes to the low-fat, high-fiber diet, which first knocked down cholesterol levels of men and postmenopausal women not on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Adding soy (25 grams per day—standardized to 90 mg of isoflavones) to the diets had no additional cholesterol-lowering effects.

In round two, soy still didn’t win, although it may have contributed to the following victory: Women taking HRT medications showed improved triglyceride levels after eating a low-fat, soy-supplemented diet. (Note: Like high LDL cholesterol levels, elevated triglycerides indicate a risk for cardiovascular disease.)

Though soy may not be the cholesterol warrior we once thought, including whole soy foods within a low-fat, high-fiber diet is still a good option for people with high cholesterol—if only because soy protein replaces meat and cheese, which are high in saturated fat.

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