Low follicular oestrogen levels in New Zealand women consuming high fibre diets: a risk factor for osteopenia?

@article{Feng1993LowFO,
  title={Low follicular oestrogen levels in New Zealand women consuming high fibre diets: a risk factor for osteopenia?},
  author={Wang Feng and Roger Marshall and Nick J Lewis-Barned and Ailsa Goulding},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={106 965},
  pages={419-22}
}
AIMS To study effects of anthropometry, diet and exercise on plasma 17 beta-oestradiol concentrations in healthy premenopausal women. METHODS Fifty-five healthy female volunteers aged 19-29 (Mean (SD) = 22.2 (2.6) years) were studied. Anthropometric measurements were made, food intakes were estimated using a food frequency questionnaire, physical activity was assessed, menstrual histories were taken and blood 17 beta-oestradiol values were measured in the follicular and luteal phases of the… CONTINUE READING