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Red Clover Nutritional Supplement

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July 14, 2003 | Elena Conis
Red clover is commonly used in agriculture for its beneficial effects on soil -- and many herbalists believe it's good for people too. The plant's pink and purple flowers contain a form of vitamin E called tocopherol and compounds called isoflavones, also known as plant estrogens. Because of similarities between isoflavones and the human hormone estrogen, red clover extract has gained popularity as a treatment for symptoms of menopause, but recent evidence casts doubt on its effectiveness.
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HEALTH
July 14, 2003 | Elena Conis
Red clover is commonly used in agriculture for its beneficial effects on soil -- and many herbalists believe it's good for people too. The plant's pink and purple flowers contain a form of vitamin E called tocopherol and compounds called isoflavones, also known as plant estrogens. Because of similarities between isoflavones and the human hormone estrogen, red clover extract has gained popularity as a treatment for symptoms of menopause, but recent evidence casts doubt on its effectiveness.
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