Myo-inositol content of common foods: development of a high-myo-inositol diet.

  title={Myo-inositol content of common foods: development of a high-myo-inositol diet.},
  author={R S Clements and Betty E. Darnell},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={33 9},
Since virtually no information is available concerning the myo-inositol content of dietary constituents, we have measured the amount of this material present in 487 foods by gas-liquid chromatography. We observed that the greatest amounts of myo-inositol were present in fruits, beans, grains, and nuts. Fresh vegetables and fruits were found to contain more myo-inositol than did frozen, canned, or salt-free products. The data provided in this report were used to develop diets that contained… 

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