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Title Phytoestrogens in functional foods / edited by Fatih Yildiz
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2006

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Description 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to phytoestrogens / E Gultekin and Fatih Yildiz -- Biosynthesis of polyphenol phytoestrogens in plants / G. Dinelli [and others] -- Chemistry and mechanisms of action on phytoestrogens / Rakesh Kumar Rishi -- Pharmacokinetics of phytoestrogens / Davarakonda R. Krishna and Masuram Somashekhar -- Phytoestrogens in cell signaling / Ozgur Kutuk and Huveyda Basaga -- Reproductive hormones in females and hormone replacement therapy / Ayham Karakoc and Metin Arslan -- Benefits and risks of phytoestrogens / Bensu Karahalil -- Soy isoflavones and health / Xing-Gang Zhuo [and others] -- Wine antioxidants/phytoestrogens / Stamatina Kllithraka
Summary Polyphenol phytoestrogens - bioactives found in specific foods and beverages - impart antioxidant, phytoestrogenic, antiproliferative, and enzyme modulating activities within the human metabolic system. It is believed that these compounds protect against several forms of cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, osteoporosis, and menop
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Phytoestrogens.
Functional foods.
Food, Organic
TECHNOLOGY / Food Science
Functional foods.
Phytoestrogens.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Yildiz, Fatih.
ISBN 9781420027594
142002759X
9780429113802
0429113803
9780429539510
0429539517
9780429524813
0429524811
1574445081
9781574445084