List of foods high in aspartic acid


Foods that contain a lot of aspartic acid are the following:

* Meat products with a lot of aspartic acid

Milk and dairy products, especially cheese and protein supplements made from milk powder (whey protein)

Eggs, meat (chicken, pork, beef, etc)

Fish (salmon, halibut, sardines, mackerel, etc.)

* Plant foods with aspartic acid

Legumes:Especially beans, soy (tofu, tempeh, soymilk,…), lupins, chickpeas, lentils, peanuts (and peanut butter)

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Nuts (walnuts, pistachios, almonds, chestnuts)

Cereals (oats, corn)

Seeds: sesame seeds (sesame paste, tahini),, sunflower seeds, pine nuts.

Vegetables (asparagus, jicama (jícama), spinach, pumpkins, potatoes, carrots, eggplants, peppers, celery, lettuce, chicory, garlic, onions)

Fruits: apricots, plums, oranges, pears, papayas, bananas, grapes, mangos, figs, apples, currants

* 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


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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

Article updated on: 22 April, 2019

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