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Tryptophan Rich Vegetables


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We have sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database, based on amount of Tryptophan in Vegetables. Click on a food item or beverage below to give a full nutrition breakdown, for example Parsley, freeze-dried. In this food example the amount of Tryptophan per 100g, is 0.516 g. Each item listed at the bottom of the page can be scaled for different amounts, from the list of Vegetables high in Tryptophan.

Highest Tryptophan Content per 100g

The Tryptophan content ranges from 0.929 g for Seaweed, spirulina, dried through to 0.08 g for Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt in 100g. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 0.849 g of Tryptophan per 100g.The range of calories for these foods is from 290 kcal through to 103 kcal.

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

For a complete list we also have a list of foods high in Tryptophan

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 Seaweed, spirulina, dried contains 0.929 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 Tryptophan nutritional content.

For Seaweed, spirulina, dried, which contains the highest amount of Tryptophan in 100 g, the amount of Tryptophan in a typical serving of 1 cup (or 112 g) is 1.04 g.

The food with the highest Tryptophan content per typical serving is Seaweed, spirulina, dried which contains 1.04 g in 1 cup (or 112 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 Vegetables High in Tryptophan per 100g

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1. Seaweed, spirulina, dried - Tryptophan
  0.929 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 290 kcal per 100g(15 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 112g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 1.04 g .  Calories per serving are 324.8 kcal (16 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 tablespoon (or 7g), Tryptophan content is 0.07 g .  Calories per serving are 20.3 kcal (1 %DV cals).
2. Parsley, freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.516 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 271 kcal per 100g(14 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.4g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 1.08 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 1.4g), Tryptophan content is 0.01 g .  Calories per serving are 3.79 kcal (0 %DV cals).
3. Chives, freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.237 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 311 kcal per 100g(16 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.2g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 0.62 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 0.8g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 2.49 kcal (0 %DV cals).
4. Peppers, sweet, green, freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.229 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 314 kcal per 100g(16 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.4g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 1.26 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 1.6g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 5.02 kcal (0 %DV cals).
5. Peppers, sweet, red, freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.229 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 314 kcal per 100g(16 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.4g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 1.26 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 1.6g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 5.02 kcal (0 %DV cals).
6. Seaweed, Canadian Cultivated EMI-TSUNOMATA, dry - Tryptophan
  0.162 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 259 kcal per 100g(13 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .25 cup (or 5g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.01 g .  Calories per serving are 12.95 kcal (1 %DV cals).
7. Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw - Tryptophan
  0.159 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 122 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .5 cup (or 35g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.06 g .  Calories per serving are 42.7 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 10 sprouts (or 10g), Tryptophan content is 0.02 g .  Calories per serving are 12.2 kcal (1 %DV cals).
8. Soybeans, green, raw - Tryptophan
  0.157 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 147 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 256g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.4 g .  Calories per serving are 376.32 kcal (19 %DV cals).
9. Peppers, ancho, dried - Tryptophan
  0.155 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 281 kcal per 100g(14 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 pepper (or 17g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.03 g .  Calories per serving are 47.77 kcal (2 %DV cals).
10. Soybeans, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.15 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 141 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 180g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.27 g .  Calories per serving are 253.8 kcal (13 %DV cals).
11. Soybeans, green, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.15 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 141 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 180g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.27 g .  Calories per serving are 253.8 kcal (13 %DV cals).
12. Drumstick leaves, raw - Tryptophan
  0.144 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 64 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, chopped (or 21g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.03 g .  Calories per serving are 13.44 kcal (1 %DV cals).
13. Shallots, freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.138 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 348 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.9g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 3.13 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 3.6g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 12.53 kcal (1 %DV cals).
14. Peppers, hot chile, sun-dried - Tryptophan
  0.135 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 324 kcal per 100g(16 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 37g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.05 g .  Calories per serving are 119.88 kcal (6 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 pepper (or 0.5g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 1.62 kcal (0 %DV cals).
15. Onions, dehydrated flakes - Tryptophan
  0.129 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 349 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 5g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.01 g .  Calories per serving are 17.45 kcal (1 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 14g), Tryptophan content is 0.02 g .  Calories per serving are 48.86 kcal (2 %DV cals).
16. Edamame, frozen, prepared - Tryptophan
  0.126 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 122 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 155g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.2 g .  Calories per serving are 189.1 kcal (9 %DV cals).
17. Leeks, (bulb and lower-leaf portion), freeze-dried - Tryptophan
  0.117 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 321 kcal per 100g(16 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 tbsp (or 0.2g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 0.64 kcal (0 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .25 cup (or 0.8g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 2.57 kcal (0 %DV cals).
18. Edamame, frozen, unprepared - Tryptophan
  0.115 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 110 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 118g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.14 g .  Calories per serving are 129.8 kcal (6 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (or 432g), Tryptophan content is 0.5 g .  Calories per serving are 475.2 kcal (24 %DV cals).
19. Potato flour - Tryptophan
  0.115 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 357 kcal per 100g(18 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 160g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.18 g .  Calories per serving are 571.2 kcal (29 %DV cals).
20. Spinach souffle - Tryptophan
  0.108 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 169 kcal per 100g(8 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 136g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.15 g .  Calories per serving are 229.84 kcal (11 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 recipe yield (or 813g), Tryptophan content is 0.88 g .  Calories per serving are 1373.97 kcal (69 %DV cals).
21. Tomatoes, sun-dried - Tryptophan
  0.104 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 258 kcal per 100g(13 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 54g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.06 g .  Calories per serving are 139.32 kcal (7 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 piece (or 2g), Tryptophan content is 0 g .  Calories per serving are 5.16 kcal (0 %DV cals).
22. Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, unprepared - Tryptophan
  0.103 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 139 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 160g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 222.4 kcal (11 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Tryptophan content is 0.29 g .  Calories per serving are 394.76 kcal (20 %DV cals).
23. Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, steamed - Tryptophan
  0.103 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 81 kcal per 100g(4 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 94g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.1 g .  Calories per serving are 76.14 kcal (4 %DV cals).
24. Soybeans, mature seeds, sprouted, cooked, steamed, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.103 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 81 kcal per 100g(4 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 94g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.1 g .  Calories per serving are 76.14 kcal (4 %DV cals).
25. Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.101 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 34 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 220g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.22 g .  Calories per serving are 74.8 kcal (4 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup (or 95g), Tryptophan content is 0.1 g .  Calories per serving are 32.3 kcal (2 %DV cals).
26. Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.101 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 34 kcal per 100g(2 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 220g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.22 g .  Calories per serving are 74.8 kcal (4 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup (or 95g), Tryptophan content is 0.1 g .  Calories per serving are 32.3 kcal (2 %DV cals).
27. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, unprepared - Tryptophan
  0.1 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 132 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 164g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 216.48 kcal (11 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Tryptophan content is 0.28 g .  Calories per serving are 374.88 kcal (19 %DV cals).
28. Spinach, frozen, chopped or leaf, unprepared - Tryptophan
  0.1 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 29 kcal per 100g(1 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 156g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 45.24 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Tryptophan content is 0.28 g .  Calories per serving are 82.36 kcal (4 %DV cals).
29. Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.098 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 132 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.17 g .  Calories per serving are 224.4 kcal (11 %DV cals).
30. Potatoes, mashed, dehydrated, granules with milk, dry form - Tryptophan
  0.098 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 357 kcal per 100g(18 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 200g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.2 g .  Calories per serving are 714 kcal (36 %DV cals).
31. Cowpeas (blackeyes), immature seeds, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.098 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 131 kcal per 100g(7 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.17 g .  Calories per serving are 222.7 kcal (11 %DV cals).
32. Lima beans, immature seeds, raw - Tryptophan
  0.09 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 113 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 156g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.14 g .  Calories per serving are 176.28 kcal (9 %DV cals).
33. Lima beans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.089 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 123 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.15 g .  Calories per serving are 209.1 kcal (10 %DV cals).
34. Lima beans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.089 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 123 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.15 g .  Calories per serving are 209.1 kcal (10 %DV cals).
35. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.087 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 105 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 180g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 189 kcal (9 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 311g), Tryptophan content is 0.27 g .  Calories per serving are 326.55 kcal (16 %DV cals).
36. Potato pancakes - Tryptophan
  0.087 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 268 kcal per 100g(13 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 small 2-3/4 in. dia., 5/8 in. thick. (or 22g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.02 g .  Calories per serving are 58.96 kcal (3 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 medium 3-1/4 in. x 3-5/8 in., 5/8 in. thick. (or 37g), Tryptophan content is 0.03 g .  Calories per serving are 99.16 kcal (5 %DV cals).
37. Carrot, dehydrated - Tryptophan
  0.087 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 341 kcal per 100g(17 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 74g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.06 g .  Calories per serving are 252.34 kcal (13 %DV cals).
38. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, baby, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.087 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 105 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 180g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 189 kcal (9 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 311g), Tryptophan content is 0.27 g .  Calories per serving are 326.55 kcal (16 %DV cals).
39. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, unprepared - Tryptophan
  0.084 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 106 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 160g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.13 g .  Calories per serving are 169.6 kcal (8 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) (or 284g), Tryptophan content is 0.24 g .  Calories per serving are 301.04 kcal (15 %DV cals).
40. Drumstick leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.081 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 60 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, chopped (or 42g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.03 g .  Calories per serving are 25.2 kcal (1 %DV cals).
41. Potatoes, mashed, dehydrated, granules without milk, dry form - Tryptophan
  0.081 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 372 kcal per 100g(19 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 200g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.16 g .  Calories per serving are 744 kcal (37 %DV cals).
42. Drumstick leaves, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.081 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 60 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, chopped (or 42g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.03 g .  Calories per serving are 25.2 kcal (1 %DV cals).
43. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt - Tryptophan
  0.08 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 103 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.14 g .  Calories per serving are 175.1 kcal (9 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 311g), Tryptophan content is 0.25 g .  Calories per serving are 320.33 kcal (16 %DV cals).
44. Lima beans, immature seeds, frozen, fordhook, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt - Tryptophan
  0.08 g of Tryptophan per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 103 kcal per 100g(5 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup (or 170g), Tryptophan nutritional content is 0.14 g .  Calories per serving are 175.1 kcal (9 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 package (10 oz) yields (or 311g), Tryptophan content is 0.25 g .  Calories per serving are 320.33 kcal (16 %DV cals).

Tryptophan in foods - by food category

Baby Foods    Baked Products
Beef Products    Breakfast Cereals
Cereal Grains and Pasta    Dairy and Egg Products
Drinks    Ethnic Foods
Fast Foods    Fats and Oils
Fish    Fruits
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products    Legumes and Legume Products
Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes    Nuts
Pork    Poultry Products
Sausages and Luncheon Meats    Snacks
Soups, Sauces, and Gravies    Spices and Herbs
Sweets    Vegetables




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