coumestans

coumestans

estrogenic substances found in Medicago spp., e.g. lucerne/alfalfa and barrel medic.
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There are three main classes of phytoestrogens: isoflavonoids, coumestans and lignans.
Coumestrol (Coum), an organic compound in the class of phytochemicals known as coumestans, has classically been categorized as a phytoestrogen because it binds to the ER (Markaverich et al.
The three major classes of phytoestrogens are the isoflavones, lignans and coumestans.
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There are three main classes of phytooestrogens: isoflavones, coumestans, and lignans.
2) Coumestans are found in highest amounts in sprouted beans, including alfalfa and clover, with only trace amounts in non-sprouted legumes.
There are three classes of phytoestrogens: isoflavones, found primarily in soy products; lignans, found in most fiber-rich foods; and coumestans, found in many plants.
Phytoestrogens have both estrogenic and antiestrogenic properties, and include the isoflavones, coumestans, flavonoids, and lignins found in food, Dr.
These natural plant sterols include isoflavones, found in soybeans and legumes; lignans, found in flaxseed oil, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables; and coumestans, found in clover seeds and bean sprouts.
This group includes isoflavones, found in soybeans and legumes; lignans, found in flaxseed oil, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables; and coumestans, found in clover seeds and bean sprouts.