Effect of red clover-derived isoflavone supplementation on insulin-like growth factor, lipid and antioxidant status in healthy female volunteers: a pilot study

Marion Campbell, Jayne Woodside, J.W. Honour, Simon Morton, Claire Leathem

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Abstract

Background: Isoflavones are estrogen-like plant compounds that may protect against cardiovascular disease and endocrine-responsive cancer. Isoflavones may, because of their ability to act as selective estrogen receptor modulators, alter insulin-like growth factor (IGF) status.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume58
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)

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