Phyto-oestrogen levels in foods: the design and construction of the VENUS database.

  title={Phyto-oestrogen levels in foods: the design and construction of the VENUS database.},
  author={Mairead E Kiely and Marian S Faughnan and Kristiina W{\"a}h{\"a}l{\"a} and Henny A. M. Brants and Angela A Mulligan},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={89 Suppl 1},
The objective of the Vegetal Estrogens in Nutrition and the Skeleton (VENUS) project was to evaluate existing data on dietary exposure to compounds with oestrogenic and anti-oestrogenic effects present in plant foods as constituents or contaminants, and to identify and disseminate in vitro and in vivo methodologies to analyse the effects of such compounds on bone. To permit the assessment of exposure to isoflavones in European populations (Italy, the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands), the VENUS… CONTINUE READING


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