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Does alfalfa have estrogen?
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No, but...
...Alfalfa contains isoflavones which have a low and variable degree of estrogen like activity in animal models.
One would have to consume a lot of alfalfa to have much of an effect, and there are side effects associated with this supplement which would need to be seriously considered first.

In brief: No, but...
...Alfalfa contains isoflavones which have a low and variable degree of estrogen like activity in animal models.
One would have to consume a lot of alfalfa to have much of an effect, and there are side effects associated with this supplement which would need to be seriously considered first.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Yes, kind of
Alfalfa contains what are called "phytoestrogens, " or plant estrogens.
They are found only in plants, but chemically they behave like Estrogens in a human body. But - .The majority of human estrogen is called estradiol, which is not found at all in plants.

In brief: Yes, kind of
Alfalfa contains what are called "phytoestrogens, " or plant estrogens.
They are found only in plants, but chemically they behave like Estrogens in a human body. But - .The majority of human estrogen is called estradiol, which is not found at all in plants.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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