Effects of a 2-year randomized soy intervention on sex hormone levels in premenopausal women.

@article{Maskarinec2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a 2-year randomized soy intervention on sex hormone levels in premenopausal women.},
  author={Gertraud Maskarinec and Adrian A. Franke and Andrew Williams and Sandra M Hebshi and Caryn Oshiro and Suzanne Murphy and Frank Z. Stanczyk},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 11 Pt 1},
  pages={1736-44}
}
OBJECTIVE Several epidemiologic studies have described protective effects of soy consumption against breast cancer. The goal of this trial among premenopausal women was to examine the effect of soy foods on menstrual cycle length and circulating sex hormone levels. METHODS This 2-year dietary intervention randomized 220 healthy premenopausal women. The intervention group consumed two daily servings of soy foods containing approximately 50 mg of isoflavones; the control group maintained their… CONTINUE READING

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