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

We have a list of the top 50 foods with a high content of Lysine ranging from Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) through to Soy flour, defatted.

Click a food item from the list below, for example Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced. In this food example the amount of Lysine per 100g, is 5.94 g.

The full nutritional break down as well as the Lysine 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 Lysine per 100g and per typical serving.

Highest Lysine Content in Food and Drink per 100g

The Lysine content ranges from 6.313 g for Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) through to 3.129 g for Soy flour, defatted per 100g of food. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 3.184 g of Lysine 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 Lysine.

List of Food Groups containing the highest amount of Lysine

These details are soon to be added

Highest Amount of Lysine per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Lysine foods. For example 100g of Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) contains 6.313 g of Lysine. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your Lysine nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the amount of Lysine in food.

For Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native), which contains the highest amount of Lysine in 100 g, the amount of Lysine in a typical serving of 1 strip (or 45 g) is 2.84 g.

The food with the highest Lysine content per typical serving is Beef, rib eye roast, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted which contains 55.29 g in 1 roast (or 1669 g).

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

 

List of Foods High in Lysine

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1. Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) - Lysine
  Category for Food is American Indian/Alaska Native Foods.
  6.313 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 strip (or 45g), Lysine content is 2.84 g .
2. Egg, white, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  5.94 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 107g), Lysine content is 6.36 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 7g), Lysine content is 0.42 g .
3. Fish, cod, Atlantic, dried and salted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Fish.
  5.769 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.64 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 piece (5-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 1/2") (or 80g), Lysine content is 4.62 g .
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Lysine content is 4.9 g .
4. Soy protein isolate, PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, SUPRO - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.5 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.56 g .
5. Soy protein isolate, PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, ProPlus - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.4 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.53 g .
6. Soy protein isolate - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.327 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.51 g .
7. Soy protein isolate, potassium type - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.327 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.51 g .
8. Soy protein isolate, potassium type, crude protein basis - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.327 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.51 g .
9. Egg, white, dried, powder, stabilized, glucose reduced - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  5.076 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 107g), Lysine content is 5.43 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 7g), Lysine content is 0.36 g .
10. Egg, white, dried, flakes, stabilized, glucose reduced - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  4.738 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of .5 lb (or 227g), Lysine content is 10.76 g .
11. Soy protein concentrate, crude protein basis (N x 6.25), produced by acid wash - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.929 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.11 g .
12. Soy protein concentrate, produced by acid wash - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.929 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.11 g .
13. Soy protein concentrate, produced by alcohol extraction - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.929 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 1.11 g .
14. Egg Mix, USDA Commodity - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  3.909 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 8.6g), Lysine content is 0.34 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 cup (or 105g), Lysine content is 4.1 g .
15. Cheese, parmesan, shredded - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  3.843 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Lysine content is 0.19 g .
16. Beef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.551 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 fillet (or 115g), Lysine content is 4.08 g .
17. Beef, plate steak, boneless, inside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.535 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 250g), Lysine content is 8.84 g .
18. Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, microwaved - Lysine
  Category for Food is Pork Products.
  3.47 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice cooked (or 9.1g), Lysine content is 0.32 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 slice raw (or 28g), Lysine content is 0.97 g .
19. Gelatins, dry powder, unsweetened - Lysine
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.46 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 envelope (1 tbsp) (or 7g), Lysine content is 0.24 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 package (1 oz) (or 28g), Lysine content is 0.97 g .
20. Beef, top loin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.443 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 fillet (or 135g), Lysine content is 4.65 g .
21. Beef, loin, top sirloin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.386 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 roast (or 765g), Lysine content is 25.9 g .
22. Beef, rib, back ribs, bone-in, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, braised - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.377 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 ribs (or 1102g), Lysine content is 37.21 g .
23. Egg, whole, dried - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  3.361 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.86 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Lysine content is 0.17 g .
24. Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.343 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 266g), Lysine content is 8.89 g .
25. Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.343 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 306g), Lysine content is 10.23 g .
26. Beef, rib eye roast, boneless, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.313 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 roast (or 1669g), Lysine content is 55.29 g .
27. Cheese, parmesan, hard - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  3.306 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 0.94 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 cubic inch (or 10.3g), Lysine content is 0.34 g .
  Foods - Serving of 5 package (5 oz) (or 142g), Lysine content is 4.69 g .
28. Beef, plate steak, boneless, outside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.305 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 175g), Lysine content is 5.78 g .
29. Beef, top loin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.286 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 roast (or 571g), Lysine content is 18.76 g .
30. Leavening agents, yeast, baker's, active dry - Lysine
  Category for Food is Baked Products.
  3.28 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tsp (or 4g), Lysine content is 0.13 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 12g), Lysine content is 0.39 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 packet (or 7.2g), Lysine content is 0.24 g .
31. Beef, ribeye petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.273 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 roast (or 675g), Lysine content is 22.09 g .
32. Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.271 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 156g), Lysine content is 5.1 g .
33. Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, rotisserie, original seasoning - Lysine
  Category for Food is Poultry Products.
  3.257 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 breast (or 343g), Lysine content is 11.17 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 serving (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.77 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Lysine content is 0.92 g .
34. Egg, whole, dried, stabilized, glucose reduced - Lysine
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  3.252 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, sifted (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.76 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Lysine content is 0.16 g .
35. Game meat, beaver, cooked, roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  3.24 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece, cooked (yield from 1 lb raw meat, boneless) (or 313g), Lysine content is 10.14 g .
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.75 g .
36. Beef, rib eye steak, bone-in, lip-on, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.225 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 385g), Lysine content is 12.42 g .
37. Beef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.214 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 fillet (or 121g), Lysine content is 3.89 g .
38. Beef, ribeye filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.194 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 fillet (or 129g), Lysine content is 4.12 g .
39. Pork, cured, bacon, cooked, broiled, pan-fried or roasted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Pork Products.
  3.18 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice cooked (or 8g), Lysine content is 0.25 g .
40. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu) - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.157 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece (or 17g), Lysine content is 0.54 g .
41. Tofu, dried-frozen (koyadofu), prepared with calcium sulfate - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.157 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 piece (or 17g), Lysine content is 0.54 g .
42. Beef, plate steak, boneless, inside skirt, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled - Lysine
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  3.152 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 steak (or 254g), Lysine content is 8.01 g .
43. Lamb, domestic, shoulder, arm, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, braised - Lysine
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  3.138 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.67 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 chop, excluding refuse (yield from 1 raw chop, with refuse, weighing 160 g) (or 55g), Lysine content is 1.73 g .
44. Game meat, bison, chuck, shoulder clod, separable lean only, 3-5 lb roast, cooked, braised - Lysine
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  3.134 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 roast ( yield from 1247 g raw meat ) (or 774g), Lysine content is 24.26 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 serving ( 3 oz ) (or 85g), Lysine content is 2.66 g .
45. Soy flour, defatted - Lysine
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3.129 g of Lysine in 100g.
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 105g), Lysine content is 3.29 g .
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 6.6g), Lysine content is 0.21 g .




Lysine 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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