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Does Pea Protein Isolate Contain Phytoestrogens?


#1

Hi, I’m new to these boards after a long time reading.

I wanted to know if pea protein isolate contains phytoestrogens? I know that chickpeas as legumes obviously do contain them but have heard mixed things on whether pea protein isolate contains them. The consensus seems to be that they don’t but I was wondering if anyone could answer this definitively for me.

Thanks

Adam


#2

I would think so. Simply because i dont think that there is much difference in a pea over a soy bean. Legumes contain phytoestrogenes and an extract or isolate made of them probably still does.