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

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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