alfalfa

April 25, 2018
female health

Isoflavones

Isoflavones are produced by plants of the Fabaceae family, including red clover, soy bean, and also in green beans, chick pea, alfalfa, and peanuts.  Known to be estrogen forming, types of isoflavones include biochanin A, genistein, coumestrol, and equol. Links to Plants Containing Isoflavones   RESEARCH The listings of research below […]
May 1, 2018

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Research

Latin Name: Medicago sativa Family: Fabaceae Alfalfa is good for your heart can helps reduce cholesterol.  It may also help reduce blood sugar levels. RESEARCH GENERAL Rodrigues, F., & Oliveira, B. B. (2017). Medicago: A Promising Source of Bioactive Compounds. EC Nutrition ECO, 1, 35-37. CARDIOPROTECTIVE Hypolipidemic and antiangiogenic activities […]