Calculated Mean Content Values

Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
mg/100 g FW 0.30 2.40e-03 0.50 0.25
mol/100 g 8.33e-07 6.66e-09 1.39e-06 6.95e-07

Values calculated by aggregating data from 3 different samples from 2 unique publications.

Aglycone Mean Content Values

Aglycone Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
Lariciresinol mg/100 g FW 0.30 2.40e-03 0.50 0.25
mol/100 g 8.33e-07 6.66e-09 1.39e-06 6.95e-07

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
0.50 mg/100 g FW Lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) yes 3
0.20 mg/100 g FW Iceberg lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. cv capitata L.) yes 3
Thompson L.U., Boucher B.A., Liu Z., Cotterchio M., Kreiger N. (2006) Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan. Nutrition and Cancer 54:184-201 PubMed (16898863)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
2.40e-03 mg/100 g FW Lettuce, romaine hearts, raw yes 1