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Top 100 Foods High In Leucine

Data Source: U.S. Agricultural Research Service Food Data Central

Default Ranking - Common Serving Size

Reference Dietary Intake For Leucine

59mg
PER 1 KG
2900mg
PER 75 KG
3900mg
PER 100 KG
Food Name Common Serving Amount (% RDI) Leucine Per Calorie
lupin seeds per cup 5g (169%) Good
swiss cheese per cup 4g (134%) Good
rib eye fillet per fillet 4g (125%) Good
peas per cup 3g (119%) Poor
black beans per cup 3g (114%) Poor
kidney beans per cup 3g (113%) Poor
welk per oz 3g (111%) Good
pumpkin seeds per cup 3g (107%) Poor
monterey cheese per cup 3g (106%) Poor
colby per cup 3g (103%) Poor
muenster cheese per cup 3g (102%) Poor
sardine per cup 3g (102%) Good
beef shortribs per piece 3g (101%) Good
beef tenderloin steak per steak 3g (101%) Good
garbanzo beans per cup 3g (100%) Poor
cheddar per cup 3g (97%) Good
limburger cheese per cup 3g (96%) Poor
pork ribs per rack 3g (96%) Good
parmesan cheese per cup 3g (94%) Poor
rockfish per fillet 3g (93%) Good
natto per cup 3g (90%) Poor
butternuts per cup 3g (90%) Poor
peanuts per cup 3g (89%) Poor
white fish per cup 3g (88%) Good
chicken per cup 3g (86%) Good
beef tenderloin steak per steak 2g (83%) Good
top round steak per oz 2g (82%) Good
roast beef per oz 2g (81%) Good
almonds per cup whole kernels 2g (79%) Poor
chuck steak per oz 2g (78%) Good
beef roast per oz 2g (77%) Good
sesame seeds per cup 2g (77%) Poor
roast ham per cup 2g (75%) Good
veal per oz 2g (74%) Good
ground pork per oz grilled patties 2g (73%) Good
lamb shank per oz 2g (73%) Good
walnuts per cup 2g (72%) Poor
feta cheese per cup 2g (72%) Poor
sirloin steak (lean) per oz 2g (71%) Good
chicken breast per oz 2g (71%) Good
tuna per oz 2g (71%) Good
pistachio nuts per cup 2g (70%) Poor
duck per cup 2g (70%) Poor
pork chops per oz 2g (70%) Good
bison per serving 2g (70%) Good
mozzarella per cup 2g (70%) Good
leg ham per oz 2g (69%) Good
beef heart per oz 2g (69%) Good
veal liver per slice 2g (69%) Good
Oats per cup 2g (68%) Poor
lobster per cup 2g (68%) Good
pork shoulder per oz 2g (68%) Good
porterhouse steak (fat trimmed) per oz 2g (68%) Good
beef rib eye steak per oz 2g (68%) Good
beef liver per slice 2g (67%) Good
pork liver per oz 2g (67%) Good
beef brisket per oz 2g (67%) Good
pork (lean) per oz 2g (67%) Good
lamb chop per oz 2g (67%) Good
beef brisket, flat half per oz 2g (66%) Good
corn grain, yellow per cup 2g (66%) Poor
elk per patty 2g (65%) Good
beef brisket per oz 2g (64%) Good
bratwurst per link cooked 2g (64%) Poor
beef brisket, flat half per oz 2g (64%) Good
chicken drumstick per drumstick without skin 2g (64%) Good
salmon per oz 2g (63%) Good
roast pork per oz 2g (63%) Good
beef rib, small end per oz 2g (63%) Good
sirloin steak per oz 2g (62%) Good
flank, steak per oz 2g (62%) Good
sunflower seeds per cup 2g (62%) Poor
beef rib, eye per oz 2g (61%) Good
octopus per oz 2g (61%) Good
beef loin, top loin per oz 2g (61%) Good
veal loin per oz 2g (61%) Good
beef loin per oz 2g (60%) Good
ground turkey per oz 2g (60%) Good
t-bone steak per oz 2g (60%) Poor
cashews per cup 2g (60%) Poor
beef kidney per oz 2g (60%) Good
pork loin per oz 2g (60%) Good
halibut per oz 2g (60%) Good
ground beef, 75/25 per oz 2g (60%) Good
ground beef (lean) per oz 2g (59%) Good
lamb heart per oz 2g (59%) Good
flounder per fillet 2g (58%) Good
ground beef 70/30 per oz 2g (58%) Good
lamb liver per oz 2g (58%) Good
lamb leg per oz 2g (58%) Good
clam per oz 2g (58%) Good
ground beef 70/30 per oz 2g (57%) Poor
shrimp per oz 2g (57%) Good
rotisserie chicken thigh per thigh 2g (56%) Good
turkey per oz 2g (56%) Good
brazil nuts per cup 2g (54%) Poor
cornmeal per cup 2g (54%) Poor
barley, hulled per cup 2g (53%) Poor
ground beef per oz 2g (53%) Good
crab per cup 2g (53%) Good

Recipes High In Leucine