EFFECT OF PLANT LIGNANS ON CVD AND CANCER – (05-29-03)

Risk of CVD–Related, All-Cause Death & Serum Enterolactone.

There is much evidence suggesting a protective effect of plant lignans (found in whole grains, flaxseed, soy…) on many diseases including CVD and breast and endometrial cancer. However, many of these studies are not raising a fundamental question. Lignans are converted by intestinal bacterial to enterolactone. What impact does the widespread destruction of normal flora with antibiotics have on this conversion rate?

Arch Intern Med — Abstracts: Vanharanta et al. 163 (9): 1099 –

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