The Mayo Clinic's 10-step approach has been formulated by esteemed doctors of preventive medicine, family medicine, sports medicine and experts in dietetics to create a whole body approach to healthy eating and weight loss.
According to the National Cancer Institute, the American Heart Association and the American Dietetics, there is currently no need to establish a recommended daily intake goal for soy foods.
National Center for Nutrition and Dietetics, American Dietetic Association. 216 West Jackson Boulevard, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.
The general question of food values is discussed in the article Dietetics; see also Nutrition.
For the physiology of fasting, see Dietetics; Nutrition; also Corpulence.