Seaweed's Estrogen Fights Cancer

Health News Article | "By Amy Norton

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More women may want to develop a taste for seaweed, if this latest research is any indication of the food's potential cancer-fighting ability.

The findings, according to lead author Christine F. Skibola, support an earlier pilot study involving women with abnormal menstrual cycles. In that study, brown kelp seaweed lowered the women's estrogen levels and increased the number of days between their menstrual periods. "