Essays about: "phytoestrogens"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word phytoestrogens.

  1. 1. Isoflavone sources and bioavailability : biological effects of phytoestrogens in the diet

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Food Science

    Author : Sara Gatchell; [2016]
    Keywords : phytoestrogens; isoflavones; legumes; soy; milk; equol; daidzein; genistein; formononentin; biochanin A; content; hormone induced cancer; cardiovascular disease;

    Abstract : Over the last couple of decades non-nutritional bioactive compounds from plants and their biological effects have received attention. Phytoestrogens, also called “plant estrogens”, with their similar structure to estradiol, act with estrogenic effects when imbibed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sköldkörtelstörande ämnen : bakomliggande mekanismer och effekter

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Linda Daly; [2016]
    Keywords : sköldkörtelstörningar; tyroidea; verkningsmekanismer; sköldkörtelstörande ämnen; effekter; thyroid disruptors; TDC; thyroidea; mechanism of action; effects;

    Abstract : En normalt fungerande sköldkörtelhormonproduktion är väldigt viktigt för alla djur då sköldkörtelhormonerna är involverade i många av kroppens mekanismer såsom reglering av metabolismen samt krävs för att nervsystem och skelett ska utvecklas på ett normalt sätt. Eftersom sköldkörtelhormonsystemet är så viktigt för vuxna individer och ännu viktigare för unga individer som fortfarande utvecklas är det av yttersta relevans att studera ämnen som kan interagera och påverka detta hormonsystem negativt. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors influencing interpersonal variability in plasma enterolactone concentration

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Food Science

    Author : Elin Hålldin; [2016]
    Keywords : enterolactone; lignans; interpersonal variability; intestinal microflora; phytoestrogens; plasma;

    Abstract : Lignans are biologically active diphenolic plant compounds with potential health affecting properties. Some epidemiological studies have demonstrated that a high lignan intake is associated with risk reduction of several chronic diseases such as breast, prostate and colorectal cancer as well as cardiovascular disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Klöver i ensilage till suggor - effekter på reproduktion och produktivitet

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Rebecka Jönsson; [2013]
    Keywords : Klöver; ensilage; suggor; reproduktion; isoflavoner; växtöstrogener;

    Abstract : The weather has been extremely rainy the last summers in Sweden. Because of the rain, a lot of harvested straw has been lost since it was too wet to store. When the pig producers couldn’t get enough straw to use as bedding, an alternative was requested. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brunstbeteendets relation till gyltans intag av genistein

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Ellinor Henningson; [2009]
    Keywords : brunstbeteende; genistein; beteendestudie; gylta; växtöstrogen;

    Abstract : Many scientists agree that phytoestrogens could have an effect on the reproduction of an animal. The question is now why and what mechanisms that play an important role. This paper has been focusing on the estrus behavior of gilts by use of a behavioral study. READ MORE