Phyto-oestrogen database of foods and average intake in Finland

@article{Valsta2003PhytooestrogenDO,
  title={Phyto-oestrogen database of foods and average intake in Finland},
  author={Liisa M. Valsta and Annamari Kilkkinen and Witold Mazur and Tarja Nurmi and Anna M. Lampi and Marja-leena Ovaskainen and Tommi Korhonen and Herman C Adlercreutz and Pirjo Pietinen},
  journal={British Journal of Nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={89},
  pages={S31 - S38}
}
Information on phyto-oestrogen intake in various populations has been scanty until now, primarily because data on the content of these compounds in foods were lacking. [] Key Method The values, expressed as aglycones, were based on food analyses (mainly GC-MS) or imputed from analytical data for 180 foods for lignans and 160 foods for isoflavones; additionally, over 1000 values were derived from the recipe database of Fineli.
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