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Vitamin D Content of Australian Native Food Plants and Australian-Grown Edible Seaweed

Hughes, J, Laura; Black, J, Lucinda; Sherriff, Jill; Dunlop, Eleanor; Strobel, Norbert; Lucas, Robyn; Bornman, Janet F


Vitamin D has previously been quantified in some plants and algae, particularly in leaves of the Solanaceae family. We measured the vitamin D content of Australian native food plants and Australian-grown edible seaweed. Using liquid chromatography with triple quadrupole mass spectrometry, 13 samples (including leaf, fruit, and seed) were analyzed in duplicate for vitamin D2, vitamin D3, 25-hydroxyvitamin D2, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3. Five samples contained vitamin D2: raw wattleseed (Acacia...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Nutrients
DOI: 10.3390/nu10070876
Access Rights: Open Access


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