Phytoestrogen products like beans, tofu, and miso

Plant nutrients that help balance estrogen and are helpful in relieving menopausal symptoms, protecting our heart and bones, and reducing breast cancer risk.They are found in varying degrees in legumes, seeds, grains, fruits and vegetables, sprouts, and herbs and spices.

Phytoestrogens Are Found In

  • Legumes (soya, lentil, beans, chickpeas)
  • Seeds
  • Grains
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Sprouts
  • Herbs and spices (cinnamon, sage, red clover, hops, fennel, parsley)

Health Benefits of Phytoestrogens May Include

  • Balance estrogen
  • Alleviate menopausal symptoms
  • Reduce total and LDL (bad) cholesterol
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce breast cancer risk
  • Prevent osteoporosis

Types of Phytoestrogens Are

  • Isoflavones: concentrated in legumes such as soya (tofu, soy milk, miso), lentil, beans, chickpeas
  • Lignans: best sources are flax seeds and sesame seeds
  • Coumestans: alfalfa sprouts and mung bean sprouts

Watch Benefits of Phytoestrogens and Easy Recipes

Recipes with Phytoestrogens

Chickpea Clam Pasta
Eggplant Lentil Salad
Mung Bean Sprout Stir Fry
Easy Mapo Tofu
Avocado Hummus
Chickpea Cauliflower Curry
Miso-glazed Eggplant
Miso Salmon
Cold Sesame Noodle
Eggplants in sesame sauce
Banana Flaxseed Bread
Pumpkin Bread
Lemon Poppyseed Muffin
Cranberry Rhubarb sauce
Broccoli Garlic
Garlic Lemon Chicken

Orange Arugula Salad
Pomegranate Orange Salad
Orange-Glazed Sweet Potato
Agedashi Tofu
Bean Salad
Tofu with Spicy Sauce
Shrimp with Mung Bean Glass Noodle
Black Sesame Tang Yuan
Matcha Chia Pudding
Almond Flaxseed Bread
Blueberry Cheesecake
Saba Misoni
Strawberry Chia Jam
Garlic Spinach
Lentil Curry
Beef Lettuce Wrap
Bibimbap
Peach Salsa
Chili Lime Steak
Spice Chicken with lemon wedges and lime water
Spice Chicken
Low-carb Tortillas
Chicken and Chickpeas
Eggplant Lasagna
chickpea noodles with low-carb, gluten-free sesame dressing
Chickpea Sesame Noodle
Low-carb galbi served on a plate with tea
Low-Carb Galbi
Eggplant Chickpea Stew in a dutch oven
Eggplant Chickpea Stew
Apple flaxseed bread in a small loaf pan
Apple Flaxseed Bread
Crispy Chickpea Salad in a bowl
Crispy Chickpea Salad
Creamy celeriac mash served with butter on the side
Creamy Celeriac Mash
Baked apple in a baking pan with an apple, cinnamon stick, and spices on the side
Baked Apple
Sweet and Sour Tofu
Roasted pumpkin in a round baking pan with rosemary and thyme
Roasted Pumpkin
Low-carb pumpkin roll cake slices served with coffee
Pumpkin Roll Cake
White bean dip with vegetable sticks
White Bean Dip
Butter Garlic Glazed Salmon decorated with pomegranate seeds, parsley, and toasted pecans for a festive occasion
Pomegranate Salmon
Low carb pumpkin casserole in a baking dish served with a spoon on a napkin
Pumpkin Casserole
Pumpkin white chocolate chip cookies served with a cup of coffee
Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Low carb, cheesy, garlic bread rolls served with extra garlic butter
Garlic Bread Rolls
vegan chickpea meatballs in creamy tomato curry sauce in a pan served with a bowl of rice
Chickpea Meatballs in Curry Sauce
Crispy tofu cubes deep fried with salt and pepper seasoning is served with scallions on top
Salt and Pepper Tofu
stir fried chinese longevity noodles with chickpea pasta, mushrooms, and scallions
Longevity Noodles
Vegan Palak Paneer
Vegan Palak Paneer
Chickpea Meatball Pasta in a pan
Chickpea Meatball Pasta
Asian cabbage salad with low-carb, gluten-free miso ginger dressing
Asian Cabbage Salad
Low carb blueberry chia pudding with yogurt and fresh blueberries on top and lemon slices as garnish
Blueberry Chia Pudding
Low carb lemon curd in a jar with lemon slices in the background
Low-Carb Lemon Curd
low carb mini lemon tarts with low carb lemon curd in a jar
Mini Lemon Tarts
strawberry rhubarb spring salad with lemon herb dressing
Spring Salad with Lemon Herb Dressing
low carb rhubarb swirl cheesecake served with low carb strawberry sauce
Rhubarb Swirl Cheesecake
Vegan Chickpea Burrito wrap with lime wedges
Vegan Chickpea Wrap
low carb, gluten free, vegan berry cherry crumble in ramekins
Berry Cherry Crumble
low-carb, gluten-free sweet chili shrimp skewers
Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers
Grilled chicken marinated in low carb, gluten free sweet chili sauce
Sweet Chili Grilled Chicken
tofu skewers with low-carb, gluten-free teriyaki sauce
Teriyaki Tofu Skewers
vegan bean tacos in low carb gluten free tortillas
Vegan Bean Tacos
Gluten free general two's tofu served with a bowl of rice
General Tso’s Tofu