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Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health.

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Hughes, CL; Dhiman, TR
Published in: J Med Food
2002

The human diet contains numerous endocrine-active compounds that influence mammalian physiology. The effects of these dietary compounds may be mediated by interaction with well-characterized intracellular hormone receptors or by other effects on patterns of endogenous hormone production, metabolism, target tissue signaling, growth, or differentiation. Because humans evolved as omnivores, the spectrum of dietary compounds that can be tolerated at modest levels of intake without frank toxicity is broad. Modest intake of these diverse nonnutritive endocrine-active compounds offers potential human health benefits through modulation of metabolic and hormonal responses, especially in sedentary individuals consuming a highly refined diet.

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J Med Food

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1096-620X

Publication Date

2002

Volume

5

Issue

2

Start / End Page

51 / 68

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent
  • Linoleic Acids
  • Isoflavones
  • Humans
  • Health
  • Food, Organic
  • Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
  • Endocrine System
  • Disease Models, Animal
 

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Hughes, C. L., & Dhiman, T. R. (2002). Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health. J Med Food, 5(2), 51–68. https://doi.org/10.1089/109662002760178131
Hughes, Claude L., and Tilak R. Dhiman. “Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health.J Med Food 5, no. 2 (2002): 51–68. https://doi.org/10.1089/109662002760178131.
Hughes CL, Dhiman TR. Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health. J Med Food. 2002;5(2):51–68.
Hughes, Claude L., and Tilak R. Dhiman. “Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health.J Med Food, vol. 5, no. 2, 2002, pp. 51–68. Pubmed, doi:10.1089/109662002760178131.
Hughes CL, Dhiman TR. Dietary compounds in relation to dietary diversity and human health. J Med Food. 2002;5(2):51–68.
Journal cover image

Published In

J Med Food

DOI

ISSN

1096-620X

Publication Date

2002

Volume

5

Issue

2

Start / End Page

51 / 68

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Neoplasms, Hormone-Dependent
  • Linoleic Acids
  • Isoflavones
  • Humans
  • Health
  • Food, Organic
  • Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
  • Endocrine System
  • Disease Models, Animal