Chapter 8. Cereals, Nuts and Pulses

  1. Dr Gail Goldberg
  1. Dr Aedin Cassidy

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch8

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Cassidy, A. (2008) Cereals, Nuts and Pulses, in Plants: Diet and Health: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force (ed G. Goldberg), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774465.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059621

Online ISBN: 9780470774465

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Keywords:

  • cereals;
  • nuts;
  • pulses;
  • source of energy;
  • soya products

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cereals

  • Pulses

  • Nuts

  • Potentially bioactive substances in cereals, nuts and pulses

  • Phytoestrogens

  • Absorption and metabolism of phytoestrogens

  • Potential health effects of phytoestrogens

  • Summary

  • Research recommendations

  • Key points