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Top 100 Foods High In Tryptophan

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

Default Ranking - Common Serving Size

Reference Dietary Intake For Tryptophan

6mg
PER 1 KG
300mg
PER 75 KG
400mg
PER 100 KG
Food Name Common Serving Amount (% RDI) Tryptophan Per Calorie
pumpkin seeds per cup 1g (248%) Good
peas per cup 1g (181%) Good
swiss cheese per cup 1g (176%) Good
welk per oz 1g (175%) Great
lupin seeds per cup 1g (173%) Good
black beans per cup 0g (166%) Good
sesame seeds per cup 0g (165%) Poor
kidney beans per cup 0g (164%) Good
rib eye fillet per fillet 0g (159%) Good
rockfish per fillet 0g (147%) Great
butternuts per cup 0g (146%) Poor
muenster cheese per cup 0g (144%) Good
monterey cheese per cup 0g (139%) Good
sardine per cup 0g (137%) Good
pork ribs per rack 0g (135%) Good
colby per cup 0g (134%) Good
garbanzo beans per cup 0g (133%) Poor
walnuts per cup 0g (133%) Poor
natto per cup 0g (130%) Good
limburger cheese per cup 0g (129%) Good
chicken per cup 0g (129%) Good
parmesan cheese per cup 0g (128%) Good
barley, hulled per cup 0g (128%) Poor
sunflower seeds per cup 0g (126%) Poor
cheddar per cup 0g (126%) Good
Oats per cup 0g (122%) Poor
lobster per cup 0g (120%) Great
white fish per cup 0g (119%) Great
ground pork per oz grilled patties 0g (116%) Great
cashews per cup 0g (114%) Poor
roast ham per cup 0g (111%) Good
peanuts per cup 0g (111%) Poor
pearled barley per cup 0g (110%) Poor
buckwheat per cup 0g (109%) Poor
duck per cup 0g (108%) Poor
pistachio nuts per cup 0g (107%) Poor
chuck steak per oz 0g (106%) Good
chicken breast per oz 0g (105%) Great
oat bran per cup 0g (105%) Good
pork liver per oz 0g (104%) Great
pork (lean) per oz 0g (103%) Good
lamb shank per oz 0g (102%) Good
almonds per cup whole kernels 0g (100%) Poor
feta cheese per cup 0g (100%) Good
roast beef per oz 0g (100%) Good
pork chops per oz 0g (99%) Great
bratwurst per link cooked 0g (98%) Good
beef roast per oz 0g (98%) Good
leg ham per oz 0g (97%) Great
veal liver per slice 0g (96%) Good
pork shoulder per oz 0g (96%) Great
clam per oz 0g (96%) Great
salmon per oz 0g (95%) Great
tuna per oz 0g (95%) Good
octopus per oz 0g (95%) Great
lamb chop per oz 0g (95%) Good
beef heart per oz 0g (93%) Good
veal per oz 0g (92%) Great
beef liver per slice 0g (90%) Good
mozzarella per cup 0g (89%) Good
roast pork per oz 0g (89%) Good
beef brisket per oz 0g (89%) Good
crab per cup 0g (89%) Great
bulgur per cup 0g (89%) Poor
flank, steak per oz 0g (86%) Good
lamb leg per oz 0g (85%) Good
pork loin per oz 0g (84%) Good
porterhouse steak (fat trimmed) per oz 0g (84%) Great
beef rib eye steak per oz 0g (84%) Good
flounder per fillet 0g (83%) Great
turkey per oz 0g (82%) Good
lamb heart per oz 0g (82%) Good
chicken drumstick per drumstick without skin 0g (82%) Good
beef shortribs per piece 0g (81%) Poor
beef tenderloin steak per steak 0g (81%) Poor
ground turkey per oz 0g (81%) Good
beef kidney per oz 0g (81%) Good
lamb liver per oz 0g (81%) Good
halibut per oz 0g (80%) Great
t-bone steak per oz 0g (77%) Good
rye flour per cup 0g (77%) Poor
pili nuts per cup 0g (76%) Poor
veal loin per oz 0g (75%) Good
elk per patty 0g (75%) Good
shrimp per oz 0g (74%) Great
lamb rib per oz 0g (73%) Poor
beef tenderloin steak per steak 0g (67%) Poor
cod per oz 0g (67%) Great
mussel per cup 0g (67%) Good
crayfish per oz 0g (66%) Great
lamb sweetbread per oz 0g (66%) Good
top round steak per oz 0g (66%) Good
trout per fillet 0g (66%) Good
sturgeon per oz 0g (66%) Good
pepperoni per oz 0g (65%) Poor
orange roughy per oz 0g (65%) Great
edamame per cup 0g (65%) Good
abalone per oz 0g (63%) Good
whiting per fillet 0g (63%) Great
pork ribs per oz 0g (62%) Poor

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