Foods that contain a lot of lysine
What are the main foods rich in lysine?
Foods that contain a lot of lysine are the following:
* Meat products rich in lysine
Eggs, meat (chicken, pork, beef, etc)
Fish (salmon, halibut, sardines, mackerel, etc.)
* Plant foods rich in lysine
In general, plant foods do not contain so much lysine as foods rich in animal protein. Among the richest plant sources of lysine, we can include:
- Grains and nuts contain lysine, but not in sufficient quantity to provide an adequate supply of this amino acid. Lysine deficiency of these food groups forces them to be combined with other groups of proteinrich foods: Combine your cereal dishes, sandwiches or nuts with legumes (The above foods)
* Related information:
List of amino acids in food
Essential amino acids
Nonessential amino acids
More information on amino acids.
22 April, 2019