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Soy milk intake and plasma sex hormones: a cross-sectional study in pre- and postmenopausal women (EPIC-Oxford).

Abstract:

Soy beans contain high levels of the isoflavones genistein and daidzein and their glucosides. We investigated the relationship between soy milk intake and plasma concentrations of estradiol, sex hormone-binding globulin, and, in premenopausal women, follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, and progesterone in a cross-sectional study of 636 premenopausal and 456 postmenopausal British women. Sixty-five percent of the women were vegetarians or vegans. Data on soy milk intake and other...

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Publisher copy:
10.1207/s15327914nc402_1

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Verkasalo, PK More by this author
Appleby, PN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Nutrition and cancer
Volume:
40
Issue:
2
Pages:
79-86
Publication date:
2001
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EISSN:
1532-7914
ISSN:
0163-5581
URN:
uuid:63d34ea1-bf86-4818-8f46-10c42b9ba536
Source identifiers:
7435
Local pid:
pubs:7435

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