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Document Summary
Title The risks and benefits of the isoflavones
Description Reviews use of isoflavones in menopausal women and in children
Creation Date 26 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Isoflavones, a class of plant phenols found in soy products, have been extensively investigated in recent years due to their oestrogen-like properties. Like HRT they have been linked with favourable health benefits in menopausal women. Their use as HRT replacements and their possible side effects in this age group and in children are reviewed here.
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