Are there vitamins without corn and soy?

Lenny asks:

Do you know if there are vitamins out there without corn and soy. My kids have allergies to them.

The Vitamin Professor Responds:

Dear Lenny,

Thank you for you question.

All our ALL ONE formulas are corn free.  They do contain a small amount of Soy Lecithin.  However, Soy Lecithin is free of the allergens found in soy bean oil.

Allow me to expand.

The allergens in soybeans reside in the protein fraction of the bean. The allergenic potential of specific soyfoods and/or ingredients is largely based on processing techniques and the amount of protein or protein residue remaining in the final product. Soy lecithin used in ALL ONE is derived from refined soybean oil that has been processed using an extraction technique, which eliminates most, if not all, allergenic proteins.

In 1998 there was a study done on the antigenicity (allergic effect) of the residual proteins in soy lecithin and the soybean oil (from which which soy lecithin is derived), in which they tested soybean-sensitive individuals for allergic reactions to soybean oil and soy lecithin. Researchers concluded that any traces of proteins left in soy lecithin had no effect in terms of Soy allergy.

I hope this answers your question and you give ALL ONE a try.

All the best,

Doug Ingoldsby
aka “The Vitamin Professor”

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