List of foods high in glutaminic acid

What foods are rich in glutaminic acid?

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

* Meat products with a lot of glutaminic acid

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


– Meat (chicken, pork, turkey, etc)

Fish (sole, monkfish, salmo, etc.)

* Plant foods with aspartic acid

Photo of lupins

Photo of lupins:Lupins are, after carob, the richest plant food in glutamic acid. Followed by soybeans, wheat, almonds and chaya.

Some plants, vegetables and algae like kombu are high in glutamic acid. Among these plants, we include:

Carob seeds

Soy and its derivatives: tofu, tempeh,…

Wheat and its derivatives, especially seitan.

– Peanuts






Pumpkin seeds


* 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 rojo More information on amino acids.

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