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Soybeans are a legume. What are the other foods in the legume family?
They include navy, kidney, string, black, and pinto beans, plus chickpeas, lentils, carob, licorice, and peanuts.
Which foods and ingredients must a soy-allergic person watch out for?
Avoid foods with any of the following ingredients:
Other possible sources of soy or soy products include:
The following table gives guidelines about which foods are generally safe, and which should be avoided.
Breads, baked goods, cereals not containing soy ingredients
Potato chips or popcorn cooked in soy oil
Breads, crackers, cakes, rolls, or pastries containing peanuts, peanut oil, soy flour
Processed and "natural" cereals which contain soy ingredients
Soy beans, soybean sprouts
Pork link sausage, deli/luncheon meats made with soy
Commercially prepared meats where soy is used as a meat extender
Meat or cheese substitutes which contain soy: tofu/bean curd, natto, miso
Baked goods, such as cakes or cookies which contain soy flour
Soy products may be used in some commercial ice creams and other frozen desserts
Margarine and butter substitutes
Some salad dressings, mayonnaise, sauces, or gravies containing soy products
Commercial vegetarian products and meat substitutes
Heinz® Worcestershire sauce, Lea & Perrins® sauce, fermented soybean pastes (miso and natto)
Soy sauce, tamari sauce, granola, or breakfast bars made with soy
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