Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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List of foods high in cysteine


As in most amino acids, foods containing them are those with a high protein concentration:

*Animal food rich in cysteine

- Meats (pork, duck, chicken, etc.)

- Fish (hake, tuna, monkfish, etc.)

- Eggs and derivatives.

- Milk and dairy products.

*Vegetable food rich in cysteine

- Sunflower seeds

- Soy and its derivatives: tofu, tempeh,...

- Wheat and its derivatives, especially seitan

- Dates

- Ginseng

- Legumes (soy, lentils, chickpeas, etc.)

- Vegetables (peppers, garlic, cabbage, etc.)

- Cereals (wheat, pasta, rice, etc.)

- Nuts and seeds.

- Some dietary supplements such as wheat germ.

* Related information:

- Properties of proteins

- Proteins formation

- Proteins function

- Daily proteins needs

- Vegetal proteins

- How to combine vegetable proteins

List of amino acids in food

Essential amino acids

Nonessential amino acids

Phenylalanine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine

Aspartic acid, Glutaminic acid, Alanine, Arginine, Cysteine, Cystine, Glycine, Hydroxyproline, Proline, Serine, Tyrosine


punto rojo More information on amino acids in the listing above

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