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Have you tried edamame? Found in the freezer section. They are green soybeans. You can get them in the pod or shelled. I love the taste. They’re filling and an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Funny name, great taste!

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  • ANGIEPANGIEHFX
    Well, my sister-in-law is all natural - organic only, and she refuses to eat ANY soy. So, I'll stick with her! - by ANGIEPANGIEHFX
  • On a less bossy note, lol, it should be stated that the purest form of soy is the best. You start running into potential problems when the only soy you eat are boca burgers, soy cheeses, soy desserts and the like. They say to keep it pure and have minimal servings of those...perhaps one per day. However, consuming pure non-gmo edamame and non-gmo soy milks are perfectly ok for you. - by TINKERZOE1209
  • Soy actually is NOT bad for you. The articles that have published information on being bad for you are backed by the companies invested in the dairy and meat industry. The research done was inconclusive and after some hunting you can find out for yourself that the only thing BAD about soy is that if you have a history of breast cancer then it can POSSIBLY increase your risk at getting it too. Soy is an incredibly touchy subject right now. There are loads of information out there that are both contradicting each other, but after you find out who did the research, who funded it, and if it was even conclusive AT ALL, you will realize what I have. Just with anything in life, there are always people scamming each other to reach the top. You have to be a detective yourself to get the truth. Trust no one. - by TINKERZOE1209
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  • I tried them recently in a stir fry and really liked them. - by TEDDYBEARDONNA
  • Just be careful that you are the buying organic, non-GMO version. If it does not say non-GMO on the label, you are getting genetically modified beans. Also, please try not to eat too much soy -- it can be bad for you as it contains estrogen. Go to Mercola.com and search on soy for some great articles. If you want to add more soy to your diet, it's best to use the fermented version instead (tofu). Good luck! - by DARBOYMOM
  • GIANT-STEPS
    I only tried them for the first time a few years ago.

    It is one of the few healthy things I can get my daughter to eat.

    For some reason the ones in the shell taste better to me though they are a little more work. - by GIANT-STEPS
  • STORMY724
    I love them, too. In fact, I have some in my deep freezer that are buried below other things. I'll have to dig them out for dinner tonight.

    I am hypoglycemic, so I need to eat protein at the high range of my allotment and a serving of edamame, all by itself, would make a fairly balanced meal for me if that was all I ate. - by STORMY724
  • CCTETON1
    Love Edamame, great in salads or just by itself! - by CCTETON1

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