List of foods high in hydroxyproline


* Animal food rich in Hydroxyproline

Meat (beef, chicken, pork (feet or trotters), beef broth)

Fish (monkfish, cod and fish broth)

Gelatine of animal origin


Shark cartilage

Milk and Dairy products

*Vegetable food rich in Hydroxyproline

There are few sources of vegetable origin rich in this component. These are rich sources of non animal origin:.

Carob seeds

Alfalfa sprouts also have a high content of this amino acid.

Vegetable food rich in vitamin C (peppers, cabbage, parsley, etc.) (They help in the synthesis of hydroxyproline)

Citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, pomegranate, kiwi, etc.) (help in the synthesis of hydroxyproline)

Fruits (banana, mango, melon, etc.) (They help in the synthesis of hydroxyproline)

* 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 rojoMore information on amino acids.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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