Ingredients for Life #79: Dr Kaayla Daniel and The Whole Soy Story

This week, Romy and Michael talk with Dr Kaayla Daniel to get the facts straight about the real effects of soy on the body, the history of soy, and she debunks the various myths about soy being a “health food”.

Dr Kaayla Daniel

Kaayla references a recent study that shows soy actually contributes to heart diseases that it was previously believed to help alleviate, and causes or influences other problems like hyperthyroidism and depression, gastrointestinal distress, and even suppressing libido and causing impotence.

Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN, is The Naughty Nutritionist™ because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths. A popular guest on radio and television, she has appeared on The Dr Oz Show, ABC’s View from the Bay, NPR’s People’s Pharmacy and numerous other shows.

Dr Daniel is the author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food, Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and a popular speaker at nutrition and health conferences. Her websites are and

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Romy Nelson is a registered dietetic technician and personal trainer, and this show is about helping people find their path to health and fitness. She specializes in corporate wellness programs to help businesses keep their employees healthy, which helps improves workplace morale and productivity.

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