Table 4: Dietary fiber fractions, β-glucans, and free sugars in huitlacoche (dry basis).

ComponentUnits

Dietary fiber% total content

Total dietary fiber39–60
 Soluble dietary fiber9–29
 Insoluble dietary fiber22–51

mg/g huitlacoche

β-glucans20–120
Total free sugars 56–267
 Glucose53–231
 Fructose19–138
 Galactose0.2–3.5
 Arabinose0.2–3.3
 Mannose0–1.8
 Xylose0–2

Adapted from Valdez-Morales et al. (2010) [126].