Long-term consumption of isoflavone-enriched foods does not affect bone mineral density, bone metabolism, or hormonal status in early postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study

Elizabeth Brink, Veronique Coxam, Simon Robins, Kristiina Wahala, Aedin Cassidy, Francesco Branca, PHYTOS Investigators

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Abstract

Osteoporosis is a major health problem. It was hypothesized that isoflavone-containing products may be a potential alternative to hormone replacement therapy for preventing bone loss during the menopausal transition.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)761-70
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume87
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01 Mar 2008

Keywords

  • Absorptiometry
  • Photon
  • Bone Density
  • Bone and Bones
  • Calcium
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Female
  • Food
  • Fortified
  • Humans
  • Isoflavones
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoporosis
  • Postmenopausal
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Peptide Fragments
  • Postmenopause
  • Procollagen
  • Soybeans
  • Vitamin D

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