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Top 100 Foods High In Lysine

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

Default Ranking - Common Serving Size

Reference Dietary Intake For Lysine

45mg
PER 1 KG
2300mg
PER 75 KG
3000mg
PER 100 KG
Food Name Common Serving Amount (% RDI) Lysine Per Calorie
rib eye fillet per fillet 4g (181%) Great
peas per cup 3g (155%) Poor
lupin seeds per cup 3g (155%) Poor
swiss cheese per cup 3g (152%) Good
sardine per cup 3g (150%) Good
rockfish per fillet 3g (145%) Great
beef shortribs per piece 3g (140%) Good
beef tenderloin steak per steak 3g (139%) Good
pork ribs per rack 3g (134%) Good
white fish per cup 3g (130%) Great
black beans per cup 3g (128%) Poor
kidney beans per cup 3g (127%) Poor
muenster cheese per cup 3g (125%) Good
chicken per cup 3g (125%) Good
garbanzo beans per cup 3g (122%) Poor
monterey cheese per cup 3g (120%) Poor
roast beef per oz 3g (118%) Good
colby per cup 3g (116%) Poor
beef tenderloin steak per steak 3g (115%) Good
top round steak per oz 3g (114%) Good
beef roast per oz 3g (112%) Great
welk per oz 2g (111%) Good
chuck steak per oz 2g (110%) Great
cheddar per cup 2g (109%) Good
lamb shank per oz 2g (107%) Good
chicken breast per oz 2g (107%) Great
roast ham per cup 2g (105%) Good
tuna per oz 2g (104%) Good
ground pork per oz grilled patties 2g (103%) Good
limburger cheese per cup 2g (100%) Poor
veal per oz 2g (99%) Great
porterhouse steak (fat trimmed) per oz 2g (99%) Great
pork chops per oz 2g (98%) Good
sirloin steak (lean) per oz 2g (98%) Good
bison per serving 2g (98%) Great
beef rib eye steak per oz 2g (98%) Good
parmesan cheese per cup 2g (98%) Poor
salmon per oz 2g (97%) Great
pork (lean) per oz 2g (97%) Good
leg ham per oz 2g (97%) Great
pork shoulder per oz 2g (96%) Great
beef heart per oz 2g (94%) Good
bratwurst per link cooked 2g (93%) Good
lamb chop per oz 2g (93%) Good
beef brisket per oz 2g (92%) Good
duck per cup 2g (92%) Poor
lobster per cup 2g (92%) Great
elk per patty 2g (92%) Good
chicken drumstick per drumstick without skin 2g (92%) Good
beef brisket, flat half per oz 2g (91%) Good
natto per cup 2g (89%) Poor
roast pork per oz 2g (89%) Good
beef brisket per oz 2g (88%) Good
flounder per fillet 2g (88%) Great
beef brisket, flat half per oz 2g (88%) Good
halibut per oz 2g (88%) Great
beef rib, small end per oz 2g (87%) Good
lamb heart per oz 2g (87%) Good
t-bone steak per oz 2g (86%) Good
turkey per oz 2g (86%) Good
sirloin steak per oz 2g (86%) Good
lamb leg per oz 2g (85%) Good
lamb liver per oz 2g (85%) Good
ground turkey per oz 2g (85%) Good
beef rib, eye per oz 2g (85%) Good
flank, steak per oz 2g (85%) Good
beef loin, top loin per oz 2g (84%) Good
octopus per oz 2g (84%) Good
pork loin per oz 2g (84%) Good
beef loin per oz 2g (84%) Good
rotisserie chicken thigh per thigh 2g (83%) Good
ground beef, 75/25 per oz 2g (82%) Good
shrimp per oz 2g (82%) Great
veal loin per oz 2g (82%) Good
beef kidney per oz 2g (82%) Good
ground beef (lean) per oz 2g (82%) Good
feta cheese per cup 2g (81%) Poor
ground beef 70/30 per oz 2g (80%) Good
ground beef 70/30 per oz 2g (79%) Good
orange roughy per oz 2g (79%) Great
veal liver per slice 2g (76%) Good
mozzarella per cup 2g (76%) Good
pork liver per oz 2g (76%) Good
rotisserie chicken thigh w. skin per thigh 2g (74%) Good
lamb rib per oz 2g (74%) Poor
ricotta per cup 2g (74%) Good
beef liver per slice 2g (74%) Good
ground beef per oz 2g (73%) Good
pork ribs per oz 2g (73%) Poor
cod per oz 2g (73%) Great
crab per cup 2g (73%) Great
trout per fillet 2g (72%) Good
sturgeon per oz 2g (72%) Good
pumpkin seeds per cup 2g (71%) Poor
clam per oz 2g (70%) Good
rotisserie chicken drumstick per drumstick 2g (70%) Good
lamb sweetbread per oz 2g (70%) Good
whiting per fillet 2g (69%) Great
lamb kidney per oz 1g (65%) Great
pistachio nuts per cup 1g (65%) Poor

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