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Table 1 Weight and weight ratios after mastication of bread, n = 20

From: Development of a method for measuring water absorbency or release of food during mastication

Weight ratio w/w% Weight of bread
2.5 g 5 g 7.5 g 10 g
Average 172.1 155.6 141.7 131.4
SD 15.6 6.0 7.2 3.7
+2σ 203.3 167.7 156.2 138.9
+3σ 218.9 173.7 163.4 142.6