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 A take-it-with-you guide to common soy sources.

foods to watch 

edamame

soy protein (concentrate, hydrolyzed, isolate)

miso

soy sauce

natto

tamari

shoyu

tempeh

soy albumin 

tofu

soy cheese

soy flour

soy fiber

 margarine/butter substitutes

soy grits

 soy oil/soy lecithin

soy ice cream

 teriyaki sauce

soy milk

 soy pasta

soy nuts

 soy sauce

soy sprouts 

 soybean (curd, granules)

soy yogurt

 kinnoko flour

 soy oil**

 soy lecithin

soy butter (peanut butter alternative)

 

common hidden sources 

Asian cuisine*

baby formula

canned tuna and meat

hot cocoa mixes

cereals

instant coffee

cookies

malt beverages

crackers

pork link sausage

high protein energy bars

deli meats (soy is a meat extender)

high protein snacks

meat or cheese substitutes

vegetarian burgers, hotdogs

canned soups

low fat peanut butter

hard candies (soy flour)

processed meats

imitation meats

sauces

meal replacement shakes

canned broths and soups

protein powder

fruit drinks

surimi (imitation seafood)

bean sprouts

bread crumbs

tamales

taco filings

nutrition supplements

breaded foods

chewing gum

frozen desserts

milled corn

thickening agents

 vegetable oil

 honey***

bread

 

words to watch 

textured vegetable protein (TVP)

glycine max

vegetable gum

mono diglyceride

vegetable starch

monosodium glutamate (MSG)

vegetable broth

soy protein isolate

textured soy protein (TSP)

 artificial & natural flavor

 hydrolyzed plant protein

 hydrolyzed vegetable protein (hvp)

non-food sources 

paints

pet food

cosmetics / make-up

vitamins

lotions

soaps 

glycerine

adhesives

papers and textile finishes

medication

   

*Not all Asian cuisine contains soy.

**Soy Oil: Soy oil has been highly processed. Some soy-allergic individuals do not report symptoms to highly processed forms of soy; consult your doctor to see if you should avoid soy oil. (http://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/soy_allergy/)

Sources: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford  http://www.lpch.org/DiseaseHealthInfo/HealthLibrary/allergy/soy.html; WebMD http://www.webmd.com/allergies/guide/soy-allergy; Great Smokies Medical Center http://www.gsmcweb.com/?p=14;
 
***Speak to you doctor about the risk of consuming honey that may contain pollen from the soybean plant.
Last modified on Sunday, 14 May 2017 08:33
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