11 Phytoestrogen content in foods

@inproceedings{Mazur199811PC,
  title={11 Phytoestrogen content in foods},
  author={Witold Mazur},
  year={1998}
}
Abstract Plants abound in essential phytochemicals produced for their various vital functions. The same compounds seem also to be crucial for human health and disease. Recent human epidemiological and laboratory animal and cell studies on cancer and heart disease have highlighted the phytoestrogens—naturally occurring principles that share with steroidal oestrogens an ability to activate oestrogen receptors. The best known non-steroidal phytoestrogens include the isoflavones daidzein, genistein… CONTINUE READING

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