List of foods high in lysine

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

animal protein
Photography of animal protein. Lysine is found in all foods rich in animal protein.
  • 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 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:

* 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


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