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Estrogenic activity of glycitein, a soy isoflavone

Tong T. Song, S. Hendrich and P.A. Murphy, J.Agric. Food Chem., 47,1607-1610, 1999. In most soy foods, genistein and daidzein account for about 80 – 90% of total isoflavones. In soy germ, the major isoflavones present are daidzein (45-60%) and glycitein (35-45%). In studies, the estrogenic activities of genistein and daidzein were reported to be […]

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Soy: Constituents

Soy germ (hypocotyl) is only 1-2% of the soy bean by weight Soy germ contains over 40 different soy phytonutrients Scientists observe that bio-availability and effectiveness of isoflavones may be enhanced by other phytonutrients naturally present in soy = Soy Matrix

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What are isoflavones?

Isoflavones are natural phyto-estrogens; which have an estrogens-like activity resulting in hormone balancing effects.Isoflavones are natural phyto-estrogens; which have an estrogens-like activity resulting in hormone balancing effects.

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