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Soy Neurotoxicity?

Richard Schulman ra.schulman-xyz at verizon.net
Thu Aug 7 06:05:19 EST 2003

On Thu, 07 Aug 2003 05:47:54 GMT, molab at ww.co.nz (R Molony) wrote:

>Big problem Tofu contains other things besides soy.
>Frequently aluminium sulphate or alum is illicitly included in the
>coagulant used to gell the soy. The addition of aluminium helps to
>give the tofu a much firmer texture.
>Surely this must complicate any statistical research demonstrating
>neurotoxicity of Tofu products.

This raises the question as to whether soy bean products generally may
be tarnished by research findings that are properly applicable only to
tofu. Certainly my initial reaction was to fall into that groove.
Richard Schulman
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