Increasing attention is being paid to phytoestrogens as factors in the fight against some diseases - osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, some cancers. Most research focuses on their content in plant sources. This underestimates their actual consumption, according to Science Daily.

Phytoestrogens are found not only in fruits and vegetables, but also in many foods of animal origin. Such are meat, milk. One of them, isoflavones, have an even higher content in soy products.