LOOKING for: I'm allergic to soy

CateMarch 15, 2002

I was following what I thought was a very healthy vegetarian diet for over a year but could not shake chronic sinus problems. I finally went in for allergy tests. I am allergic to soy, beef, cats, dogs and mold. I was stunned. How can one follow a healthy veg diet without soy?

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Meghane

Are you vegan? Because if you are not, you can get all the nutrients you need without soy. I don't like soy in any form, but still follow a healthy vegetarian diet. Just substitute other kinds of beans for soy to replace the protein. Dairy products have a lot of protein also. That's really what you eat soy for- the protein. So it's really easy to avoid it, at least at home.

What kind of stuff did you eat that contained soy? Maybe we know some specific alternatives.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2002 at 8:55PM
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caitzs

I get plenty of protein from wheat. My diet is based on pasta and bread, and I rarely eat soy. Other grains are high in protein too.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2002 at 5:25AM
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