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Doctor insights on: Effect Of Phytoestrogens On Fertility

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more


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What foods are phytoestrogens in? Are the amounts very random?

What foods are phytoestrogens in?  Are the amounts very random?

Soybeans: Soybeans are the most common source of phytoestrogens. The phytoestrogens in soy are known as isoflavones. The amounts of isoflavones in 100 grams of various soy foods are: green raw soybeans, 151; miso soup, 60; tempeh, 43; silken tofu, 28; soy hot dog, 15; and soy milk, 10. ...Read more

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What are some dietary sources of phytoestrogens?

What are some dietary sources of phytoestrogens?

Soybeans: Soybeans are the most common source of phytoestrogens. The phytoestrogens in soy are known as isoflavones. The amounts of isoflavones in 100 grams of various soy foods are: green raw soybeans, 151; miso soup, 60; tempeh, 43; silken tofu, 28; soy hot dog, 15; and soy milk, 10. ...Read more

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Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

Hi will phytoestrogens stunt height growth in males ?

No: No, they don't stunt height in males. That is unfortunately a falsehood being perpetuated. ...Read more

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What are phytoestrogens, and how can they help menopause?

What are phytoestrogens, and how can they help menopause?

Plant compounds that: Have estrogen-like activity. They most commonly are derived from soybeans. Unfortunately, they haven't been found to help menopausal symptoms very much. ...Read more

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What you can tell me, please, about phytoestrogens in soy? Is it good?

Neither good: nor bad, generally of no consequences. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. ...Read more

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What is phytoestrogen and what ca that do to fibroids?

What is phytoestrogen and what ca that do to fibroids?

Not much: Phytoestrogens are Estrogens derived from plant products such as black cohosh. These are all relatively weak Estrogens that are used after the menopause. The reason is that the normal estrogen level from a normal cycle is 100 times greater than the dose from these over the counter Estrogens and therefore has minimal effect on a premenopausal woman and on fibroids. ...Read more

Phytoestrogen (Definition)

A phystoestrogen is essentially a near ...Read more