ISOFLAVONE PHYTOESTROGENS

Phytoestrogen Content of Foods Consumed in Canada, Including Isoflavones, Lignans, and Coumestan

Abstract: Phytoestrogens may play a role in hormone-related diseases such as cancer, but epidemiological and clinical data are conflicting in part due to inadequate databases used in intake estim...

Dietary Phytoestrogens, Including Isoflavones, Lignans, and Coumestrol, in Nonvitamin, Nonmineral Supplements

Dietary Phytoestrogens, Including Isoflavones, Lignans, and Coumestrol, in Nonvitamin, Nonmineral Supplements Commonly Consumed by Women in Canada

Twenty-one nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements commonly consumed by women in Canada were analyzed for isoflavones (formononetin, daidzein, genistein, glycitein), lignans (pinoresinol, lari...

Soy phytoestrogens: impact on postmenopausal bone loss and mechanisms of action

Due to their ability to mimic the actions of mammalian estrogens, soy phytoestrogens have been proposed as potential therapeutic agents to aid in preventing postmenopausal bone loss. In vitro, ph...

Lycopene and Soy Isoflavones in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Dietary intake of lycopene and soy has been associated with a lower risk of prostate cancer. In vitro studies with lycopene and genistein, a soy isoflavone, have shown induction of apoptosis and ...

Review: Review of the Factors Affecting Bioavailability of Soy Isoflavones in Humans

Soy isoflavones have anticarcinogenic, antioxidant, and antiatherosclerotic activities. They also interact with the estrogen receptor, which makes them weak or moderate phytoestrogens. Because of...

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