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Phytoestrogens: Broad Range of Beneficial Effects in Women

KEY POINT

Phytoestrogens, similar in structure to estradiol, have a broad range of beneficial effects in women who consume large amounts in their diets.

SOURCES

Lissini LW, Cooke JP. Phytoestrogens and cardiovascular health. J Am Coll

Cardiol. 2000;35:1403–10.