Diet and sex hormone-binding globulin
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Adult; Aged; Alcohol Drinking; Cross-Sectional Studies; *Diet; Estradiol; Humans; Male; Massachusetts; Middle Aged; Regression Analysis; Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
Life Sciences | Medicine and Health Sciences
The serum concentration of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) is inversely related to weight and in animal studies is inversely related to protein intake. As SHBG can affect the biological activity of testosterone and estradiol, we wished to determine the role of protein intake on SHBG levels in men. Using data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study we examined cross-sectional relationships between dietary components and SHBG levels in 1552 men (aged 40-70 yr) for whom these factors were known. Analyzed by multiple regression, controlling for testosterone and estradiol levels, age (P
DOI of Published Version
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000 Jan;85(1):293-6.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Longcope, Christopher; Feldman, Henry A.; McKinlay, John B.; and Araujo, Andre B., "Diet and sex hormone-binding globulin" (2000). Open Access Articles. 982.