Welcome to the list of the top 2 spreads highest in lysine content. Where the amount of lysine ranges from 0.061 g to 0.04 g per 100g. The top spread is Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils with the highest lysine content, which in 100g contains 0.061 g of lysine.

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils has a nutritional value score of 13 out of 100.

Other important and lysine related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving for Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils, which is the top of the spreads list for lysine content in your diet, the amount of Calories is 389 kcal (19% RDA), the amount of Protein is 0.9 g (2% RDA), the amount of Fat is 34 g (52% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 22.4 g (17% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the lysine content in Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils from the list of spreads.

lysine and nutrition facts in spreads per 100g

Top Twenty List - Highest lysine Content per 100g

Below is a basic list for lysine in spreads for the top 20 spreads. A more comprehensive list for the top items can be found at the bottom of the page along with different servings.

1. Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils 0.061g
2. Margarine-like, vegetable oil spread, unspecified oils, approximately 37% fat, with salt 0.04g

Highest Amount of lysine per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high lysine foods in your diet. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the lysine nutritional content.

The food with the highest lysine content per typical serving is Margarine-like, vegetable oil spread, unspecified oils, approximately 37% fat, with salt which contains 0.01 g in 1 tbsp (or 14.9 g). For this serving the Calories content is 50.51 kcal (3% RDA), the Protein content is 0.08 g, the Fat content is 5.63 g (9% RDA) and the Carbohydrate content is 0.1 g.

Grams of lysine in spreads (per 100g)

The list below gives the total lysine content in the top 2 items from the general description 'spreads' each of which show the lysine amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing lysine which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of high lysine content in foods.

List of Spreads High in lysine Content per 100g

1. Sandwich spread, with chopped pickle, regular, unspecified oils - Lysine
0.061 g of Lysine per 100g
Nutritional Value = 13 / 100    Food Category - Fats and Oils
Content for a 100g serving :
0.061 g 389(19%)22.4(17%)34(52%)0.9(2%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 tablespoon (or 15g):
0.01 g58.35 kcal(3%)3.36 g(3%)5.1 g(8%)0.14 g(0%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cup (or 245g):
0.15 g953.05 kcal(48%)54.88 g(42%)83.3 g(128%)2.21 g(4%)
2. Margarine-like, vegetable oil spread, unspecified oils, approximately 37% fat, with salt - Lysine
0.04 g of Lysine per 100g
Nutritional Value = 15 / 100    Food Category - Fats and Oils
Content for a 100g serving :
0.04 g 339(17%)0.66(1%)37.77(58%)0.51(1%)
Typical Serving Amount : 1 tbsp (or 14.9g):
0.01 g50.51 kcal(3%)0.1 g(0%)5.63 g(9%)0.08 g(0%)
Other Serving Size : 1 cup (or 232g):
0.09 g786.48 kcal(39%)1.53 g(1%)87.63 g(135%)1.18 g(2%)
Other Serving Size : 1 tsp (or 4.8g):
0 g16.27 kcal(1%)0.03 g(0%)1.81 g(3%)0.02 g(0%)

lysine and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods


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, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans


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, fruit salad, persimmons


salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout


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, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

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


beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages, chicken light meat, chicken dark meat, chicken leg, fried chicken, roasted chicken, chicken thigh, chicken wings, duck, goose, pheasant, quail, pigeon, turkey light meat, turkey dark meat, turkey breast, turkey leg, turkey wing, emu, ostrich, frankfurter, pate, pork sausage, salami, bratwurst, pork loin, ground pork, lamb shank, veal, bison, beef liver, beef ribs

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, mozzarella, low fat yogurt

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, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

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

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal, kelloggs cereals, general mills cereals


spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh, oats, salad dressing, tomato soup, mushroom soup, chicken soup, vegetable soup, infant formula, cooking oil, shortening, fish oil, soybean oil, soy protein, gravy, raisins, currants, balsam pear, succotash, macaroni, egg noodles, japanese noodles, macaroni and cheese, burrito