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Phytoestrogen (Overview)

A phystoestrogen is essentially a near estrogen such as soy.


Phytoestrogen (Overview)

A phystoestrogen is essentially a near estrogen such as soy.


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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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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