Randomized controlled trial of whole soy and isoflavone daidzein on menopausal symptoms in equol-producing Chinese postmenopausal women
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AbstractObjective: Dietary supplements containing soy or isoflavones are widely used as alternatives to hormone therapy. However, their efficacy is still inconclusive, and limited data on equol producers are available. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of whole soy (soy flour) or purified daidzein (one major soy isoflavone and the precursor of equol) on menopausal symptoms in equol-producing postmenopausal women, a population most likely to benefit from soy intervention.
All Author(s) ListLiu ZM, Ho SC, Woo J, Chen YM, Wong C
Journal nameMenopause
Volume Number21
Issue Number6
Pages653 - 660
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsDaidzein; Equol producers; Menopausal symptoms; Whole soy
Web of Science Subject CategoriesObstetrics & Gynecology; OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

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