List of foods high in cystine

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Animal and vegetal food containing a lot of cystine

LIST OF FOODS WITH A LOT OF CYSTINE

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

Animal foods rich is cystine

  • Meats (pork, duck, chicken, etc.)
  • Fish (hake, tuna, monkfish, etc.)
  • Eggs
  • Milk and dairy products
  • Viscera (calf liver)

Vegetable foods rich in cystine

We also found concentrations of this amino acid in coffee and oat bran.

* 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

Histidine

punto rojo More information on amino acids in the listing above

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

22 April, 2019

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