Phytoestrogens for Breast Enhancement: True or False?

There are many natural methods available for breast enhancement. Of course, the only proven reliable method is through the breast augmentation procedure. Yet, common among many of the natural methods is the active ingredient phytoestrogens. According to wikipedia, phytoestrogens may be referred to as “dietary estrogens”, a diverse group of naturally occurring non steroidal plant compounds.

Reliable Breast Enhancement?

Phytoestrogens may be found in plants such as Fenugreek which may be used as a spice in India and Middle Eastern countries. These countries may use Fenugreek to support breastfeeding through fenugreek tea and extracts. Some of the common phytoestrogens may be found in ginseng, soybeans, whole grain cereals, carrots, and berries-among other foods. The importance of phytoestrogens in food is clear. But the reliability of phytoestrogens in breast enhancement gums and pills is questionable.

It is true that phytoestrogens have an impact on hormones, but the idea behind increasing breast size has produced conflicting reports. Despite all accounts, there have been reports from women that have experienced breast size increase through the use of phytoestrogens. However, the use of phytoestrogens for a significant change such as breast cup size growth or enhanced shape has not been scientifically documented. The extent of breast enhancement through phytoestrogens is still questionable at this time.

Research behind Phytoestrogens

It has been documented that phytoestrogens may have an effect on fertility. Dating back to the 1940’s, sheep appeared to become more fertile in red clover fields that were rich in phytoestrogens. Research is being conducted to identify the safety and effectiveness of phytoestrogens in management of cholesterol, post menopausal bone density, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. By the same token, research has suggested that phytoestrogens may contribute to tumor growth.

Phytoestrogens may sound appealing for breast enhancement. Yet, a closer look behind the action behind phytoestrogens may signify the need to explore other options for breast enhancement.


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