Effects of phytoestrogenic isoflavones from red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) on experimental osteoporosis.

@article{Occhiuto2007EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of phytoestrogenic isoflavones from red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) on experimental osteoporosis.},
  author={Francesco Occhiuto and Rita De Pasquale and G. Guglielmo and Dora Rita Palumbo and Giuseppe Zangla and Stefania Samperi and Andrea Di Renzo and Clara Circosta},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={130-4}
}
The most common type of osteoporosis is bone loss associated with ovarian hormone deficiency at menopause. There is evidence that diets which contain high levels of phytoestrogenic isoflavones are associated with a low incidence of osteoporosis and menopausal symptoms. Plant extracts, which contain high levels of isoflavones, such as Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.), have been used to reduce menopausal symptoms. The objective of this study was to evaluate the preventive effects of Red clover… CONTINUE READING
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