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Fifty-three postmenopausal women completed a trial whereby they were randomly assigned to one of two groups: two capsules of Trifolium pratense (80 mg red clover isoflavones) daily for 90 days, or placebo.  Subjects were crossed-over for another 90 days after a 7 day washout period.  Total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low-density lipoprotein […]

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36,282 postmenopausal women were enrolled in a Women’s Health Initiative clinical trial to determine the effects of calcium and vitamin D on the incidence of hip fracture. Invasive breast cancer was a secondary outcome measure. Patients were randomly assigned to 1000 mg of calcium with 400 IU of vitamin D3 daily, or placebo for an […]

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