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Assessing phytochemical intake in a group of Mexican women.
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PMID:  17522739     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: Identify the content of selected phytochemicals (PHYs) in Mexican foods and evaluate the reliability of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in assessing PHYs intake among Mexican women. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Values for PHYs content were obtained from four different data sets. PHYs intake was assessed in 50 women of reproductive age enrolled in a longitudinal cohort study. Values were obtained from a FFQ administered twice, one year apart in order to evaluate its reliability. Selected PHYs included flavonol (FOL), flavones (FES), flavanol (FAL), secoisolariciresinol (SE), matairesinol (MA), lariciresinol (LA), pinoresinol (PI), cynamic acid (CA) and coumestrol (CU). RESULTS: Daily PHYs intake ranged from 1.3 microg +/- 0.9 for MA to 116.3 +/- 43.8 mg for CA. The adjusted correlation coefficients ranged from 0.17 for FAL to 0.47 for LA. Pinto beans, oranges, hot sauce, broccoli, apples and onions were the main sources of the selected PHYs daily intake. DISCUSSION: The results of this study contribute to our understanding of the consumption of PHYs in the Mexican diet, and would help evaluate their potential health impact.
Marcia V Galvan-Portillo; Mary S Wolff; Luisa E Torres-Sánchez; Malaquías López-Cervantes; Lizbeth López-Carrillo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Salud pública de México     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0036-3634     ISO Abbreviation:  Salud Publica Mex     Publication Date:    2007 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-24     Completed Date:  2007-09-07     Revised Date:  2007-12-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404371     Medline TA:  Salud Publica Mex     Country:  Mexico    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mexico's National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México.
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Diet / statistics & numerical data*
Phytoestrogens / administration & dosage*
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