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Doctor insights on: Foods Containing Natural Estrogens

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What natural foods contain folic acid?

What natural foods contain folic acid?

Lots of them!: Green leafy veges, aparagus, citrus, avocado, broccoli, beans, seeds, nuts, beets, carrots, corn, squash. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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What are estrogen rich foods besides soy products?

What are estrogen rich foods besides soy products?

None: There are really no foods that are really rich in estrogens. ...Read more

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What foods contain allicin?

Garlic : Garlic contains allicin which has antiinfective properties. ...Read more

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Does soy contain estrogen?

Does soy contain estrogen?

Yes: Soy contains phytoestrogens or plant estrogens. These are not the same as the human estrogen, but they have similar biologic activity. They are, however, very dilute in soy products. ...Read more

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Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Little or not at all: The majority of studies show that phytoestrogens have beneficial effects of women. For example, they have been shown to support the prevention of breast cancer in women who have consumed soy most of their life. ...Read more

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What are foods that contain phytoestrogen?

Foods: Many foods contain phytoestrogen without concern. There are a few phytoestrogens that might be harmful but this is uncommon. Best to forget about phytoestrogens and enjoy the foods you are used to. ...Read more

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Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Not per se: Soy contains plant phytoestrogens which are weak (very weak) activators of the estrogen receptor. The word "estrogen" commonly refers to 17-beta-estradiol, the most potent of the estrogen receptor stimulators found in the natural human circulation. ...Read more

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Which are better--foods, natural source vitamins or synthetic vitamins?

Which are better--foods, natural source vitamins or synthetic vitamins?

Bioavailability vs..: Bioavailability may vary depending on the source of your vitamin supplement. Potency and purity however play significant roles in the efficacy of the supplement, regardless of source. Find the cheapest vitamin that approaches 100% rdu (recommended daily allowance) and save money over "natural source" ones. There are of course significant benefits from eating healthy foods in general. ...Read more

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What foods contain phospholipid?

Lots of Foods: One of the most common sources of phospholipids is lecithin, which appears naturally in foods like egg yolks, soy beans, milk, sunflower seeds, rapeseeds, wheat germ, and lightly cooked meats. Fatty foods and some vegetable oils also contain phospholipids. ...Read more

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What foods contain a natural antibiotic?

What foods contain a natural antibiotic?

None: There is no such thing as a "natural" antibiotic and foods do not contain antibiotics (unless you consider meats that are obtained from animals treated with antibiotics; but these antibiotics only lead to potential resistance - they are not actually therapeutic antibiotics). ...Read more

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What foods contain phosphorus?

What foods contain phosphorus?

Food and phosphorous: A list of food that contain phosphorous (p) can be found at this link: http://www.Health.Qld.Gov.Au/nutrition/resources/renal_phosph_table.Pdf some foods rich in p are nuts, cheese, pumpkin seeds and soy beans. ...Read more

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What foods contain tryptophan?

What foods contain tryptophan?

A lot: Many foods contain tryptophan, an essential Amino Acid that you can only get through diet. Chicken and turkey both have tryptophan. It is required for the production of melatonin, a critical compound for our circadian sleep rhythms. Many people believe that tryptophan induces sleep, while usually it is the large fatty meals that make us feel tired and not the ingestion of tryptophan alone. ...Read more

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Are soy products safe/healthy? Particularly soy protein products?

Are soy products safe/healthy? Particularly soy protein products?

Yes: and yes. Men may want to limit soy based products which may contain estrogen like substances but you should be fine with them. ...Read more

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Which foods contain folic acid?

Which foods contain folic acid?

Many foods: In the US, many grain foods are fortified with folate (folic acid). Concentrations are the highest in liver, yeast, spinach, other greens, and nuts. ...Read more

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Which types of foods contain dhea?

Which types of foods contain dhea?

None: Some foods like wild yam and soybeans contain raw ingredients for dhea but do not contain dhea itself. We don't know if eating more soybeans increases your dhea. ...Read more

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What are some good household products containing organic compounds?

What are some good household products containing organic compounds?

Vinegar and a: product called "Simple Green" may be what you are looking for. Use each product by itself and see what works best in each particular job. Thank you for trying to rid the world of chemicals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Healthy lifestyle: First, lose weight if you are overweight. Sleep 8 hours per/night. Increase exercise aerobic plus strength training. Take control of stress. Researching various medical website, most conclude that you need to optimize your Vitamin D levels. Increase healthy fats eg, nuts, avocados, fish, eggs, olives, olive oil. Increase zinc in diet with Oysters, shellfish and beans. Contact your Dr. about T. ...Read more

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Which foods contain Vitamin A?

Which foods contain Vitamin A?

Vitamin A: Sources of Vitamin A include: Cantaloupes, Grapefruit, Guava, Mango, Papaya, Passionfruit Tomatoes, Watermelon, Cheddar Cheese, Cream Cheese, Whipping Cream, Eggs, Tuna, Goat Milk or Cheese ,Sour Cream, Amaranth Leaves, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Carrots, Chinese Broccoli, Chinese Cabbage, Kale, Leeks, Peas, Pumpkin, Rapini, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potato & Swiss ...Read more