note that these were listed under xenoestrogens; there is conflicting evidence about naturally-occurring estrogens such as these -- more evidence that that the chemical estrogen mimics are bad, or at least worse, health-wise.
Table 1. Foods high in phytoestrogen content.
Phytoestrogen food sources
Phytoestrogen content (µg/100g)
Mung bean sprouts
but is important to consider, given that if you are switching to an anti-oxident-rich "anti-cancer diet" -- even though there is no evidence that THAT plays any role in breast cancer recurrence, and has everything to do with colon cancer, not liver, brain, lung, lymph or bone cancer -- you will be emphasizing these plants, when you should be eliminating them (for hormone receptive cancers)
Total phytoestrogen and lignan content in vegetables, fruits, nuts and drinks.
Soy bean sprouts
Nuts and other legume seeds
Black bean sauce
The bummer for me, in this, is that flax, rye, lentils, almonds, chestnuts, dates, berries are some of the few foods I can eat.
Interesting, too, is that CANadaOLA OIL is not on these lists from canada, but olive oil is. Hmmm.