ABSTRACT

Polyphenol phytoestrogens - bioactives found in specific foods and beverages - impart antioxidant, phytoestrogenic, antiproliferative, and enzyme modulating activities within the human metabolic system. It is believed that these compounds protect against several forms of cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, osteoporosis, and menop

part Part I|2 pages

Production

chapter 1|16 pages

Introduction to Phytoestrogens

ByE. Gültekin, Fatih Yildiz

chapter 2|62 pages

Biosynthesis of Polyphenol Phytoestrogens in Plants

ByG. Dinelli, A. Bonetti, S. Elementi, L.F.D. Antuono, P. Catiozone

chapter 3|16 pages

Chemistry and Mechanism of Action of Phytoestrogens

ByR. K. Rishi

part Part II|2 pages

Consumption

chapter 4|24 pages

Pharmacokinetics of Phytoestrogens

ByD. R. Krishna, M. Somashekhar

chapter 5|30 pages

Phytoestrogens in Cell Signaling

ByOzgur Kutuk, Huveyda Basaga

chapter 6|14 pages

Phytoestrogens and Body Composition

ByV. Di Mattei, L. Scalfi, F. Branca

part Part III|2 pages

Risk and Benefit Analysis

chapter 7|40 pages

Reproductive Hormones in Females and Hormone Replacement Therapy

ByAyhan Karakoç, Metin Arslan

chapter 8|32 pages

Benefits and Risks of Phytoestrogens

ByB. Karahalil

part Part IV|2 pages

Optimization and Utilization

chapter 9|20 pages

Soy Isoflavones and Health

ByXing-Gang Zhuo, Melissa K. Melby, Shaw Watanabe

part Part V|2 pages

Applications

chapter 10|26 pages

Wine Antioxidants/Phytoestrogens

ByS. Kallithraka