Yield factor value: 0.9 (Corn fritters, deep fried in vegetable oil, BERGSTROM 1994_GAINS-AND-LOSSES)

Retention factor (RF) = (Content After Processing / Content Before Processing) * Yield factor

Calculated Mean Retention Factor Value

mean RF value Min Max SD n
0.51 0.51 0.51 0.00 1

Original Retention Factor Values used to Produce Mean

De la Parra C., Serna Salvidar S.O., Liu R.H. (2007) Effect of processing on the phytochemical profiles and antioxidant activity of corn for production of masa, tortillas, and tortilla chips. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 55:4177-4183 PubMed (17455952)

Retention Factor Food Before Processing Food After Processing Content Before Processing Content After Processing Units
0.51 White corn, raw White corn, chips 105.99 60.7 mg/100 g fresh weight