Urinary estrogen profile determination in young Finnish vegetarian and omnivorous women.

@article{Adlercreutz1986UrinaryEP,
  title={Urinary estrogen profile determination in young Finnish vegetarian and omnivorous women.},
  author={Herman C T Adlercreutz and Theodore Fotsis and C. Bannwart and Esa H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen and S Bloigu and A Ollus},
  journal={Journal of steroid biochemistry},
  year={1986},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={289-96}
}
For a long time it has been postulated that diet may influence estrogen metabolism and in this way affect breast cancer risk. In order to investigate possible effects of variations of dietary fiber intake on estrogen metabolism, the urinary estrogen profile (13 estrogens), including the catecholestrogens, was determined in one 72-h summer and one winter sample collected in the midfollicular phase of the menstrual cycle by 11 lactovegetarian and 12 omnivorous young Finnish women. Urinary… CONTINUE READING

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