Calculated Mean Content Values

Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
mg/100 g FW 0.62 1.00e-02 1.80 1.03
mol/100 g 1.69e-06 2.74e-08 4.93e-06 2.81e-06

Values calculated by aggregating data from 3 different samples from 3 unique publications.

Aglycone Mean Content Values

Aglycone Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
Secoisolariciresinol mg/100 g FW 0.62 1.00e-02 1.80 1.03
mol/100 g 1.69e-06 2.74e-08 4.93e-06 2.81e-06

Original Content Values Used to Produce Means

Milder I.E.J., Arts I.C.W., Van de Putte B., Venema D.P., Hollman P.C.H. (2005) Lignan contents of Dutch plant foods: a database including lariciresinol, pinoresinol, secoisolariciresinol and matairesinol. British Journal of Nutrition 93:393-402 PubMed (15877880)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
1.80 mg/100 g FW Courgette (Cucurbita pepo L. var. Melopepo) yes 3
Kuhnle G.G.C., Dell'Aquila C., Aspinall S.M., Runswick S.A., Joosen A.M.C.P., Mulligan A.A., Bingham S.A. (2009) Phytoestrogen content of fruits and vegetables commonly consumed in the UK based on LC-MS and 13C-labelled standards. Food Chemistry 116:542-54
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
0.03 mg/100 g FW Courgette no 5
Kuhnle G.G.C., Dell'Aquila C., Aspinall S.M., Low Y.-L., Kussmaul M., Bingham S.A. (2007) Extraction and quantification of phytoestrogens in foods using automated solid-phase extraction and LC/MS/MS. Analytical Chemistry 79:9234-9239 PubMed (17975893)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
0.01 mg/100 g FW Courgette, raw no 1