A traditional Mediterranean diet decreases endogenous estrogens in healthy postmenopausal women.

@article{Carruba2006ATM,
  title={A traditional Mediterranean diet decreases endogenous estrogens in healthy postmenopausal women.},
  author={Giuseppe Carruba and Orazia Maria Granata and Valeria Pala and Ildegarda Campisi and Biagio Agostara and Rosanna Cusimano and Barbara Ravazzolo and Adele Traina},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={253-9}
}
Breast cancer incidence and mortality rates are markedly lower in the south than in the north of Europe. This has been ascribed to differences in lifestyle and, notably, dietary habits across European countries. However, little information exists on the influence of different dietary regimens on estrogens and, hence, on breast cancer risk. Here we report results of our MeDiet Project, a randomized, dietary intervention study aimed to assess the effect of a Mediterranean diet on the profiles of… CONTINUE READING
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