Welcome to the nutritional tryptophan content in 12 different types of shrimp, ranging from 0.299 g to 0.059 g per 100g. The basic type of shrimp is DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp, where the amount of tryptophan in 100g is 0.13 g.

For a typical serving size of 1 piece (or 16 g) the amount of Tryptophan is 0.02 g.

Top five shrimp products high in tryptophan

Below is a summary list for the top five shrimp items ranked by the amount or level of tryptophan in 100g.

1. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried : 0.299g
2. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat : 0.26g
3. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, canned : 0.186g
4. APPLEBEE'S, Double Crunch Shrimp : 0.16g
5. T.G.I. FRIDAY'S, FRIDAY'S Shrimp, breaded : 0.159g

Following on from the five top shrimp items or products containing tryptophan we have a more comprehensive break down of DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp, and the highest item containing tryptophan which is Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 12 types of shrimp.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 12 different types of shrimp based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the tryptophan content in shrimp.

DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp should be considered along with the tryptophan content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Restaurant Foods.Other important and tryptophan related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 277 kcal (14% RDA), the amount of Protein is 11.51 g (21% RDA), the amount of Fat is 16.67 g (26% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 20.21 g (16% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the tryptophan levels in shrimp.

tryptophan and nutrition facts in shrimp per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

Amount of tryptophan per 100 Calories

100 calories of dENNY'S, golden fried shrimp is a serving size of 0.36 g, and the amount of Tryptophan is 0.05 g. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 4.16 g (7.58% RDA), Fat 6.02 g (9.39% RDA), Carbohydrate 7.3 g (5.78% RDA). This is shown in the tryptophan RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. tryptophan and nutrition facts in shrimp per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 piece (or 16 g)

For the food DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp the typical serving size is 1 piece (or 16 g) which contains 0.02 g of Tryptophan. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 44.32 kcal, the Protein content is 1.84 g, the Fat content is 2.67 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.23 g. The percentages are shown below in the tryptophan chart, for the typical serving of tryptophan and the related and important nutritional values.tryptophan and nutritional content in shrimp

Macronutrients in DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 piece or 16 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 7.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 24.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 12.9 (kcal).tryptophan, calories and nutritional content in shrimp

Grams of tryptophan in shrimp (per 100g)

This list of 12 types of shrimp, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried through to Restaurant, Chinese, shrimp and vegetables where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional tryptophan content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much tryptophan in shrimp.

The list below gives the total tryptophan content in the 12 items from the general description 'shrimp' each of which show the tryptophan amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 12 food items shown in the tryptophan chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

shrimp tryptophan per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for shrimp based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of tryptophan per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. shrimp tryptophan per 100g

The corresponding Calories for shrimp ranked by the amount of tryptophan per 100g is shown below in the shrimp calories chart. shrimp tryptophan per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on tryptophan

The level of tryptophan can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The number of food items classified as canned is 1 item. The highest amount of tryptophan from the 1 canned items is in Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, canned where the level is 0.186 g per 100g.The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of tryptophan from the 1 raw items is in Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw where the content is 0.155 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 2 items. The highest amount of tryptophan from the 2 cooked items is in Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried where the amount is 0.299 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked shrimp shows that cooking can change the levels of tryptophan by 0.144 g in a 100g serving.

Average Content for shrimp

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of tryptophan contained in 100g of shrimp, based on the list below of 12 different items under the general description of shrimp, is 0.15 g of tryptophan. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 185.58 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 13.91 g, the average amount of Fat is 9.45 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Tryptophan is found in Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw which in 100g contains 0.155 g of Tryptophan. For this serving the amount of Calories is 71 kcal, the amount of Protein is 13.61 g, the amount of Fat is 1.01 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 0.91 g.

Highest tryptophan Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 12 different shrimp nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of tryptophan is found in Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried which contains 0.299 g of tryptophan per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 242 kcal, the Protein content is 21.39 g, the Fat content is 12.28 g, the Carbohydrate content is 11.47 g. chart to show highest tryptophan in shrimp per 100g

The lowest amount of tryptophan in 100g is in Restaurant, Chinese, shrimp and vegetables which contains 0.059 g. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 78 kcal, the amount of Protein is 5.9 g, the amount of Fat is 4.05 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 4.52 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a tryptophan range of 0.24 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 164 kcal for Calories, 15.49 g for Protein, 8.23 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of tryptophan per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high tryptophan foods in your diet. For example 100g of DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp contains 0.13 g of tryptophan. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the tryptophan nutritional content.

The food with the highest tryptophan content per typical serving is Restaurant, Chinese, shrimp and vegetables which contains 0.35 g in 1 order (or 601 g). For this serving the Calories content is 468.78 kcal, the Protein content is 35.46 g, the Fat content is 24.34 g and the Carbohydrate content is 27.17 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing tryptophan 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 foods rich in tryptophan.


Shrimp List, tryptophan Content per 100g

1. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, breaded and fried - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Finfish and Shellfish Products
  Tryptophan
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.299 g242 kcal (12%)11.47 g (9%)12.28 g (19%)21.39 g (38%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g):
   0.25 g 205.7 kcal (10%) 9.75 g (8%) 10.44 g (16%) 18.18 g (32%)
  Other serving sizes 4 large (or 30g):
  0.09 g 72.6 kcal (4%) 3.44 g (3%) 3.68 g (6%) 6.42 g (11%)
2. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, cooked, moist heat - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Finfish and Shellfish Products
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.26 g119 kcal (6%)1.52 g (1%)1.7 g (3%)22.78 g (41%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g):
   0.22 g 101.15 kcal (5%) 1.29 g (1%) 1.45 g (2%) 19.36 g (35%)
  Other serving sizes 4 large (or 22g):
  0.06 g 26.18 kcal (1%) 0.33 g (0%) 0.37 g (1%) 5.01 g (9%)
3. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, canned - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Finfish and Shellfish Products
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.186 g100 kcal (5%)0 g (0%)1.36 g (2%)20.42 g (36%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 128g):
   0.24 g 128 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 1.74 g (3%) 26.14 g (47%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  0.05 g 28.35 kcal (1%) 0 g (0%) 0.39 g (1%) 5.79 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 1 can (4.5 oz) and drained (or 128g):
  0.24 g 128 kcal (6%) 0 g (0%) 1.74 g (3%) 26.14 g (47%)
  Other serving sizes 10 shrimp (or 32g):
  0.06 g 32 kcal (2%) 0 g (0%) 0.44 g (1%) 6.53 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.16 g 85 kcal (4%) 0 g (0%) 1.16 g (2%) 17.36 g (31%)
4. APPLEBEE'S, Double Crunch Shrimp - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.16 g323 kcal (16%)23.92 g (18%)19 g (29%)14.18 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 10.4g):
   0.02 g 33.59 kcal (2%) 2.49 g (2%) 1.98 g (3%) 1.47 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 159g):
  0.25 g 513.57 kcal (26%) 38.03 g (29%) 30.21 g (46%) 22.55 g (40%)
5. T.G.I. FRIDAY'S, FRIDAY'S Shrimp, breaded - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.159 g241 kcal (12%)12.43 g (10%)15.12 g (23%)13.75 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 9.8g):
   0.02 g 23.62 kcal (1%) 1.22 g (1%) 1.48 g (2%) 1.35 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 118g):
  0.19 g 284.38 kcal (14%) 14.67 g (11%) 17.84 g (27%) 16.23 g (29%)
6. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, raw - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Finfish and Shellfish Products
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.155 g71 kcal (4%)0.91 g (1%)1.01 g (2%)13.61 g (24%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 medium (or 6g):
   0.01 g 4.26 kcal (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.06 g (0%) 0.82 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (or 5g):
  0.01 g 3.55 kcal (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.05 g (0%) 0.68 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  0.13 g 60.35 kcal (3%) 0.77 g (1%) 0.86 g (1%) 11.57 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 4 large (or 28g):
  0.04 g 19.88 kcal (1%) 0.25 g (0%) 0.28 g (0%) 3.81 g (7%)
7. Restaurant, family style, shrimp, breaded and fried - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.147 g294 kcal (15%)20.01 g (15%)18.1 g (28%)12.85 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 135g):
   0.2 g 396.9 kcal (20%) 27.01 g (21%) 24.44 g (38%) 17.35 g (31%)
  Other serving sizes 1 piece (or 12.2g):
  0.02 g 35.87 kcal (2%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.21 g (3%) 1.57 g (3%)
8. CRACKER BARREL, country fried shrimp platter - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.14 g336 kcal (17%)23.47 g (18%)21.62 g (33%)11.96 g (21%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 12.8g):
   0.02 g 43.01 kcal (2%) 3 g (2%) 2.77 g (4%) 1.53 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 162g):
  0.23 g 544.32 kcal (27%) 38.02 g (29%) 35.02 g (54%) 19.38 g (35%)
9. DENNY'S, golden fried shrimp - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.13 g277 kcal (14%)20.21 g (16%)16.67 g (26%)11.51 g (21%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 16g):
   0.02 g 44.32 kcal (2%) 3.23 g (2%) 2.67 g (4%) 1.84 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 100g):
  0.13 g 277 kcal (14%) 20.21 g (16%) 16.67 g (26%) 11.51 g (21%)
10. Fast foods, salad, vegetable, tossed, without dressing, with shrimp - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Fast Foods
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.084 g45 kcal (2%)2.8 g (2%)1.05 g (2%)6.15 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1.5 cup (or 236g):
   0.2 g 106.2 kcal (5%) 6.61 g (5%) 2.48 g (4%) 14.51 g (26%)
11. Crustaceans, shrimp, mixed species, imitation, made from surimi - Tryptophan
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Finfish and Shellfish Products
  Tryptophan Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  0.075 g101 kcal (5%)9.13 g (7%)1.47 g (2%)12.39 g (22%)
  Typical Serving size of 3 oz (or 85g):
   0.06 g 85.85 kcal (4%) 7.76 g (6%) 1.25 g (2%) 10.53 g (19%)






tryptophan and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

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

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, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

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

Drinks

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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

Meat

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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

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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

Miscellaneous

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