The effects of diet on circulating sex hormone levels in men

  title={The effects of diet on circulating sex hormone levels in men},
  author={N. Allen and T. Key},
  journal={Nutrition Research Reviews},
  pages={159 - 184}
  • N. Allen, T. Key
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nutrition Research Reviews
Abstract There is considerable epidemiological evidence that a Western-style diet may increase the risk of certain hormone-dependent conditions in men via its effects on hormone metabolism. Experimental evidence also suggests that dietary factors may exert subtle effects on hormone metabolism. Here we review the clinical and epidemiological evidence that diet is associated with circulating sex hormone levels in men. In comparison with factors such as age and BMI, nutrients do not appear to be… Expand
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