Absorbability of Calcium From Common Beans

C. M. WEAVER, R. P. HEANEY, W. R. PROULX, SM HINDERS, P. T. PACKARD

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Abstract

Absorption of calcium from white, red, and pinto beans, labeled with 45Ca, was measured in 24 women in a three-way randomized design using a calcium load of 72 mg and milk as the referent. Fractional absorption for the three beans averaged 0.219 ±0.047 and did not differ by type. Milk calcium absorption at the same load was more than two times higher, 0.451 ±0.088 (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1401-1403
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Food Science
Volume58
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science

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