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Antinutrients

Antinutrients:

Phytate - antinutrient / malabsorption agent Phytic Acid / Phytate - What Foods Contain these Antinutrients?

What foods contain phytic acid?

Phytate is found in high amounts in seeds and UNREFINED (whole) cereal grains (in the bran and the outer hulls), also found in the outer hulls of beans/legumes, nuts and other seeds

Phytate content depends on many factors - including growing conditions, harvesting techniques, processing methods, testing methods, age of the food being tested. Phytic acid will be much higher in foods grown using modern high-phosphate fertilizers than those grown in natural compost.

Srivastava BN and others. Influence of Fertilizers and Manures on the Content of Phytin and Other Forms of Phosphorus in Wheat and Their Relation to Soil Phosphorus. Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science. 1955 III:33-40.

Some examples of phytate content in grains, legumes, nuts and seeds:

•  Some nuts have higher phytate content than some grains

•  Vegetables have relatively small amounts

•  Brans have extremenly high phytate content

Food Source of Phytates mg / g dry weight

LEGUMES

Min.

Max.

Cocoa powder(some brands ferment cacao beans to remove phytate) 17 17
Peanut butter(Jif) 13
White beans(cooked) 10 14
Soybeans 9 17
Peanuts 9 20
Tofu 9 18
Black beans (cooked) 8 17
Kidney beans (cooked) 8 13
Navy beans 7 18
Refried beans 6
Chickpea (cooked) 3 13
Lentils (cooked) 2 10
Green peas (cooked) 2 11

NUTS / SEEDS

Min.

Max.

Sesame seeds (toasted) 39 57
Black walnuts 20
Cashews 19
Brazil nuts 17
Almonds / Almond Butter* 11 14
English walnuts 8 10
Hazelnuts 6 16
Chestnuts <1

GRAINS

Min.

Max.

Wheat BRAN 33 47
Oat bran 21 24
Oats (low phytase enzyme content) 14
Corn (low phytase enzyme content) 14
Rice (unpolished, cooked) 13 22
Barley 12
Amaranth 11 15
Rye (high phytase enzyme content) 10
Buckwheat 9 16
Brown Rice 8 9
Wheat (durum) (high phytase enzyme content) 7 10
Oatmeal (porridge) 7 10
Popped corn 6
Sorghum 6 12
Cornbread 4 8
Whole wheat bread 4 10
White flour 2
Rye bread (high phytase enzyme content) 2 4
Pumpernickel bread 2
Rice (white, polished, cooked) 1 4
Pasta <1 9
Cornflakes <1 1
White bread <1 2
French Bread <1 <1
Sourdough Rye Bread <1 <1
Soured buckwheat <1

MISCELLANEOUS

Min.

Max.

Coconut (phytate is in a form that does not chelate minerals) 4
Tubers
Broccoli <1
Strawberries <1
Collard greens <1
Avocado <1
Sweet potatoes / potatoes <1
Green beans
Berries

Figures collected from various sources, including: Phytic acid content in milled cereal products and breads

Average phytic acid intake varies by country
U.S. and U.K. 631-746 mg/day
Finland 370 mg/day
Italy 219 mg/day
Sweden 180 mg/day
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