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Phyto-estrogen intake and plasma concentrations in South Asian and British women resident in England

Bhakta, Dee; Higgins, Craig D; Sevak, Leena; Mangtani, Punam; Adlecreutz, Herman; McMichael, Anthony; dos Santos Silva, Isabel


Phyto-oestrogens, naturally occurring hormone-like chemicals in plant food, may play a protective role against hormone-related chronic diseases. South Asian migrants in the UK have a lower incidence of hormone-related cancer than their hosts but the extent to which this difference may be due to phytoestrogen intake is not known. The aim was to compare habitual phytoestrogen intake in first-generation South Asian migrant women and native British women. South Asian (n 221) and native British...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: British Journal of Nutrition
DOI: 10.1079/BJN20061777


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