List of foods high in leucine

Foods that contain a lot of leucine

LIST OF FOODS WITH A LOT OF LEUCINE

Foods rich in leucine are the following:

* Meat products rich in leucine

  • 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 rich in leucine

walnuts

Walnuts are rich in leucine

In general, plant foods do not contain so much leucine as foods rich in animal protein. Among the richest plant sources of leucine, we can include:

* 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

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Article updated on: 22 April, 2019

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