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Welcome to the Tryptophan and nutrition section of the site. The complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods has been sorted based on the amount of Tryptophan, giving a list of Tryptophan Rich Foods.

We have a list of the top 50 foods with a high content of Tryptophan ranging from Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced through to Cheese, parmesan, grated.

Click a food item from the list below, for example Egg, white, dried, powder, stabilized, glucose reduced. In this food example the amount of Tryptophan per 100g, is 1.266 g.

The full nutritional break down as well as the Tryptophan content can be accessed from each item link below, for the top 50 foods, which can be scaled for different amounts, from our list of foods high in Tryptophan per 100g and per typical serving.

Highest Tryptophan Content in Food and Drink per 100g

The Tryptophan content ranges from 1.436 g for Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced through to 0.518 g for Cheese, parmesan, grated per 100g of food. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 0.918 g of Tryptophan in the top 50 foods per 100g.

From this list of foods there are foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Tryptophan.

List of Food Groups containing the highest amount of Tryptophan

These details are soon to be added

Highest Amount of Tryptophan per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Tryptophan foods. For example 100g of Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced contains 1.436 g of Tryptophan. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your Tryptophan nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the amount of Tryptophan in food.

For Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced, which contains the highest amount of Tryptophan in 100 g, the amount of Tryptophan in a typical serving of 1 cup, sifted (or 107 g) is 1.54 g.

The food with the highest Tryptophan content per typical serving is Egg, white, dried, flakes, stabilized, glucose reduced which contains 2.68 g in .5 lb (or 227 g).

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Tryptophan content.

 

List of Foods High in Tryptophan

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1. Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  1.436 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 107g), Tryptophan content is 1.54 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 7g), Tryptophan content is 0.1 g .
2. Egg, white, dried, powder, stabilized, glucose reduced - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  1.266 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 107g), Tryptophan content is 1.35 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 7g), Tryptophan content is 0.09 g .
3. Egg, white, dried, flakes, stabilized, glucose reduced - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  1.181 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of .5 lb (or 227g), Tryptophan content is 2.68 g .
4. Soy protein isolate - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  1.116 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.32 g .
5. Soy protein isolate, potassium type - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  1.116 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.32 g .
6. Soy protein isolate, potassium type, crude protein basis - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  1.116 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.32 g .
7. Soy protein isolate, PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, ProPlus - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  1.1 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.31 g .
8. Soy protein isolate, PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, SUPRO - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  1.1 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.31 g .
9. Seeds, sesame flour, low-fat - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  1.097 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.31 g .
10. Seaweed, spirulina, dried - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Vegetables and Vegetable Products.
  0.929 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 112g), Tryptophan content is 1.04 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tablespoon (or 7g), Tryptophan content is 0.07 g .
11. Seeds, sesame flour, partially defatted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.882 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.25 g .
12. Soy protein concentrate, crude protein basis (N x 6.25), produced by acid wash - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.835 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.24 g .
13. Soy protein concentrate, produced by acid wash - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.835 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.24 g .
14. Soy protein concentrate, produced by alcohol extraction - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.835 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.24 g .
15. Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is American Indian/Alaska Native Foods.
  0.797 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 strip (or 45g), Tryptophan content is 0.36 g .
16. Egg, whole, dried - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  0.78 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.66 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan content is 0.04 g .
17. Egg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  0.771 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.66 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan content is 0.04 g .
18. Winged beans, mature seeds, raw - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.762 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 182g), Tryptophan content is 1.39 g .
19. Seeds, cottonseed flour, low fat (glandless) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.752 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.21 g .
20. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.747 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece (or 17g), Tryptophan content is 0.13 g .
21. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.747 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece (or 17g), Tryptophan content is 0.13 g .
22. Seeds, cottonseed meal, partially defatted (glandless) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.741 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.21 g .
23. Seeds, sunflower seed flour, partially defatted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.735 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 64g), Tryptophan content is 0.47 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 4g), Tryptophan content is 0.03 g .
24. Fish, cod, Atlantic, dried and salted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Fish.
  0.704 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.2 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 piece (5-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 1/2") (or 80g), Tryptophan content is 0.56 g .
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.6 g .
25. Soy flour, defatted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.683 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 105g), Tryptophan content is 0.72 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 6.6g), Tryptophan content is 0.05 g .
26. Soy flour, defatted, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.683 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 100g), Tryptophan content is 0.68 g .
27. Soy flour, low-fat, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.676 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 88g), Tryptophan content is 0.59 g .
28. Seeds, sesame flour, high-fat - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.674 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.19 g .
29. Soy meal, defatted, raw - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.653 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 122g), Tryptophan content is 0.8 g .
30. Soy meal, defatted, raw, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.653 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 122g), Tryptophan content is 0.8 g .
31. Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, pancreas, cooked, braised - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Pork Products.
  0.625 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 unit, cooked (yield from 1 lb raw meat) (or 245g), Tryptophan content is 1.53 g .
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.53 g .
32. Mollusks, whelk, unspecified, cooked, moist heat - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Fish.
  0.618 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.53 g .
33. Seeds, cottonseed flour, partially defatted (glandless) - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.618 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 94g), Tryptophan content is 0.58 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan content is 0.03 g .
34. Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk, low moisture - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  0.603 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, diced (or 132g), Tryptophan content is 0.8 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 cup, shredded (or 113g), Tryptophan content is 0.68 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.17 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 cubic inch (or 18g), Tryptophan content is 0.11 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g), Tryptophan content is 0.17 g .
35. Soybeans, mature seeds, raw - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.591 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 186g), Tryptophan content is 1.1 g .
36. Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels, dried - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.576 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 129g), Tryptophan content is 0.74 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.16 g .
37. Soybeans, mature seeds, dry roasted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.575 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 93g), Tryptophan content is 0.53 g .
38. Meat extender - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  0.574 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 88g), Tryptophan content is 0.51 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.16 g .
39. Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels, roasted, with salt added - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.569 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 118g), Tryptophan content is 0.67 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.16 g .
40. Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels, roasted, without salt - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  0.569 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 118g), Tryptophan content is 0.67 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.16 g .
41. Cheese, parmesan, shredded - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  0.56 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan content is 0.03 g .
42. Game meat, elk, cooked, roasted - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  0.545 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece, cooked (yield from 1 lb raw meat, boneless) (or 340g), Tryptophan content is 1.85 g .
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Tryptophan content is 0.46 g .
43. Leavening agents, yeast, baker's, active dry - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Baked Products.
  0.54 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tsp (or 4g), Tryptophan content is 0.02 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 12g), Tryptophan content is 0.06 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 packet (or 7.2g), Tryptophan content is 0.04 g .
44. Cheese, parmesan, grated - Tryptophan
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  0.518 g of Tryptophan in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 100g), Tryptophan content is 0.52 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan content is 0.03 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Tryptophan content is 0.15 g .




Tryptophan and Nutrition Facts - Top 198 Foods

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh


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