Best sources of Lysine
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The following quantities (column two below) indicate how much Lysine is found in 100 grams (about 3 1/2 ounces) of the following food items:
    ndb no.
select6.690gSeal, bearded (Oogruk), meat, dried (Alaska Native)35055
select6.313gWhale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native)35009
select5.901gEgg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced1258
select5.769gFish, cod, Atlantic, dried and salted15018
select5.515gEgg, white, dried1173
select5.327gSoy protein isolate16122
select5.327gSoy protein isolate, potassium type16422
select5.076gEgg, white, dried, powder, stabilized, glucose reduced1136
select5.052gSeal, bearded (Oogruk), meat, partially dried (Alaska Native)35175
select4.770gFish, whitefish, dried (Alaska Native)35165
select4.738gEgg, white, dried, flakes, stabilized, glucose reduced1135
select3.929gSoy protein concentrate, produced by acid wash16420
select3.929gSoy protein concentrate, produced by alcohol extraction16121
select3.909gEgg Mix, USDA Commodity1210
select3.843gCheese, parmesan, shredded1146
select3.690gSmelt, dried (Alaska Native)35184
select3.610gBeef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted23380
select3.582gBeef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted13420
select3.551gBeverages, Protein powder soy based14067
select3.551gBeef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23258
select3.535gBeef, plate steak, boneless, inside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23166
select3.470gPork, cured, bacon, cooked, microwaved10861
select3.460gGelatins, dry powder, unsweetened19177
select3.443gBeef, top loin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled23249
select3.443gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled13491
select3.423gBeef, loin, top loin steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled23393
select3.414gBeef, loin, top loin steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled13450
select3.405gBeef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23383
select3.386gBeef, loin, top sirloin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted23260
select3.377gBeef, rib, back ribs, bone-in, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, braised23184
select3.343gBeef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23178
select3.343gBeef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled23149
select3.339gEgg, whole, dried1133
select3.321gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, grilled13492
select3.313gBeef, rib eye roast, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted23161
select3.306gCheese, parmesan, hard1033
select3.305gBeef, plate steak, boneless, outside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23172
select3.286gBeef, top loin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted23252
select3.280gLeavening agents, yeast, baker's, active dry18375
select3.273gBeef, ribeye petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted23277
select3.271gBeef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled23243
select3.263gBeef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted23378
select3.252gEgg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced1134
select3.240gGame meat, beaver, cooked, roasted17151
select3.239gBeef, loin, tenderloin steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled13444
select3.233gBeef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted13418
select3.225gBeef, rib eye steak, bone-in, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled23158
select3.214gBeef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23256
select3.208gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled13969
select3.194gBeef, ribeye filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23274
select3.178gBeef, loin, tenderloin roast, separable lean only, boneless, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted23377
select3.157gTofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu)16128
select3.157gTofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate16428
select3.155gBeef, short loin, t-bone steak, bone-in, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled13483
select3.152gBeef, plate steak, boneless, inside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23162
select3.138gBeef, short loin, porterhouse steak, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled13469
select3.138gLamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, braised17048
select3.137gBeef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23381
select3.134gGame meat, bison, chuck, shoulder clod, separable lean only, 3-5 lb roast, cooked, braised17333
select3.133gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled13493
select3.129gSoy flour, defatted16117
select3.127gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled13959
select3.118gBeef, rib eye roast, bone-in, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted23147
select3.115gParsley, freeze-dried11625
select3.110gTurkey, retail parts, wing, meat only, cooked, roasted5713
select3.108gBeef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, grilled13968
select3.103gBeef, loin, top loin steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled13448
select3.100gCRACKER BARREL, grilled sirloin steak36608
select3.083gBeef, top loin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23247
select3.083gChicken, broiler or fryers, breast, skinless, boneless, meat only, cooked, braised5746
select3.072gPork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted, reduced sodium43378
select3.070gBeef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, roasted23379
select3.063gBeef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted23350
select3.061gBeef, loin, top sirloin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted23259
select3.055gBeef, loin, top loin steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23394
select3.042gTurkey, retail parts, breast, meat only, cooked, roasted5711
select3.041gPork, cured, bacon, pre-sliced, cooked, pan-fried10862
select3.040gBeef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted13417
select3.039gBeef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, roasted13419
select3.036gBeef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, grilled23257
select3.025gVeal, leg (top round), separable lean only, cooked, braised17100
select3.025gSeaweed, spirulina, dried11667
select3.024gBeef, ribeye filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled23272
select3.018gLamb, Australian, imported, fresh, shoulder, arm, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, cooked, braised17325
select3.018gBeef, chuck, mock tender steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, braised23084
select3.010gBeef, round, top round, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised13428
select3.007gLamb, New Zealand, imported, frozen, shoulder, whole (arm and blade), separable lean only, cooked, braised17087
select3.006gBeef, round, top round, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, braised13436
select3.006gBeef, round, top round, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, braised13438
select2.999gMutton, cooked, roasted (Navajo)35141
select2.997gBeef, loin, tenderloin steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled13442
select2.997gBeef, chuck, mock tender steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised23086
select2.991gSoy meal, defatted, raw16119
select2.985gBeef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, grilled23382
select2.981gBeef, rib, back ribs, bone-in, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised23180
select2.980gVeal, leg (top round), separable lean and fat, cooked, braised17095
select2.979gBeef, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked13366
select2.978gBeef, top loin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted23250
select2.975gLamb, domestic, cubed for stew or kabob (leg and shoulder), separable lean only, trimmed to 1/4" fat, cooked, braised17060
select2.973gBeef, plate steak, boneless, inside skirt, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled23216
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