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Table 3

Phytosterols contents and composition of several contrasted sunflower oils (mg/100 g oil).

Campesterol Stigmasterol β-sitosterol Δ5-Avenasterol Δ7-Stigmasterol Total

Regular SO 15.6–65.0 14.4–65.0 120.0–350.0 ND-34.5 15.6–120 125–765
HOSO 8.5–67.6 7.7–67.6 71.4–364.0 2.6–358.8 11.1–124.8 170–520
MOSO 9.1–9.6(%) 9.0–9.3(%) 56.0–58.0(%) 4.8–5.3(%) 6.5–24(%)
IASP-18 1370

Data from Aguirre et al., 2007, 2014; Gunstone, 2011; ND = Non Detected; SO = Sunflower Oil; HOSO: High Oleic Sunflower Oil, MOSO = Mid Oleic Sunflower Oil.

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