Low-fat, high-fiber diet and serum estrone sulfate in premenopausal women.

@article{Woods1989LowfatHD,
  title={Low-fat, high-fiber diet and serum estrone sulfate in premenopausal women.},
  author={Margo N Woods and Sherwood L. Gorbach and Christopher Longcope and Barry R. Goldin and Johanna T. Dwyer and A Morrill-Labrode},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={1179-83}
}
The effect of diet on serum estrogen levels was investigated in 17 healthy premenopausal women consuming defined diets prepared in a metabolic unit. During an initial 4-wk control period all women consumed a typical Western diet (40% of total calories from fat, 400 mg cholesterol/d, 12 g dietary fiber/d, and a ratio of polyunsaturated to saturated fatty acids [P:S] of 0.5). After this control period they were switched to a low-fat, high-fiber diet for 8-10 wk, which consisted of 25% of calories… CONTINUE READING