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A crystalline compound whose derivatives occur in many plants (especially pulses), often as glycosides.
- ‘Soya products and tofu are excellent sources of protein and isoflavones.’
- ‘The important aspects of these isoflavones decrease the bad cholesterol and increase the good - especially in women.’
- ‘Soy foods contain isoflavones (natural plant oestrogen) that have similar properties to human oestrogen, but are much weaker.’
- ‘This was shown by measuring urinary concentrations of isoflavones in both groups.’
- ‘Called isoflavones, these chemical compounds can positively affect body function.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.