A Phytoestrogens and Their Health Effect

  • Desmawati Desmawati Department of Nutrition, Medical Faculty, Andalas University, Padang 25163, West Sumatera, Indonesia
  • Delmi Sulastri Department of Nutrition, Medical Faculty, Andalas University, Padang 25163, West Sumatera, Indonesia
Keywords: Phytoestrogens, Phytochemicals, Health

Abstract

Phytoestrogens have structures that are very similar to endogen estradiol derived from plants. Phytoestrogens sources are widespread in Asian regions including in Indonesia. Its have health benefits including reproductive health, heart health, a role in weight loss, hormone-dependent tumours, bone and skin health, and the immune system. This review aimed to provide information on phytoestrogens’ effect on human health.

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Published
2019-02-14
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Desmawati D, Sulastri D. A Phytoestrogens and Their Health Effect. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019Feb.14 [cited 2021Jan.25];7(3):495-9. Available from: https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2019.086
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