Acknowledgements Foreword Part 1: Phytoestrogens -- what they are and how they work 1. Phytoestrogen deficiency: a major cause of modern disease 2. Nature's designer estrogens 3. How the body absorbs phytoestrogens Part 2: The power of phytoestrogens to fight disease 4. Eat to avoid cancer 5. How to hijack heart disease 6. Boning up -- preventing osteoporosis 7. Menopause made easier 8. Ageing without losing your marbles 9. Phytoestrogens: fighters of many diseases 10. Protect your child 11. Frequently asked questions Part 3: Your phytoestrogen eating plan 12. Where to find phytoestrogens and how much to eat 13. Boosting your phytoestrogen intake 14. A-Z guide to phytoestrogen foods 15. Eat to Live recipes Appendix 1: Phytoestrogen composition tables Glossary Selected references Index
Kenneth Setchell PhD is considered the world's leading authority on phytoestrogens. His groundbreaking research led to the discovery in the human body of phytoestrogens and made the link between their dietary deficiency and Western diseases that started the current explosion of interest in this area. He is a scientist and Professor of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Centre, Cincinnati, USA. Sue Radd APD is a leading nutritionist and health communicator in Australia. She runs a successful clinical practice and has extensive knowledge of the value of phytoestrogens in the diets of men, women and children. Both Sue Radd and Kenneth Setchell are regular participants at key international conferences on nutrition research.