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32 Grains and Pasta Highest in Leucine

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2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. Uncooked Oats
    2003mg (73% RDI) in 1 cup
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  2. Buckwheat (Uncooked)
    1414mg (52% RDI) in 1 cup
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  3. Whole Grain Sorghum Flour
    1313mg (48% RDI) in 1 cup
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  4. Oat Bran
    1292mg (47% RDI) in 1 cup
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  5. Uncooked Yellow Cornmeal
    1215mg (45% RDI) in 1 cup
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  6. Uncooked Whole-Grain Cornmeal
    1215mg (45% RDI) in 1 cup
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  7. Cooked Teff
    784mg (29% RDI) in 1 cup
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  8. Cooked Millet
    776mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
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  9. Kamut Cooked
    743mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
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  10. Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    584mg (21% RDI) in 1 cup
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  11. Spinach Egg Noodles (Cooked)
    582mg (21% RDI) in 1 cup
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  12. Cooked Pasta (Unenriched)
    546mg (20% RDI) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
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  13. Cooked Oat Bran
    515mg (19% RDI) in 1 cup
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  14. Cooked Oatmeal
    505mg (19% RDI) in 1 cup
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  15. Quinoa Cooked
    483mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup
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  16. Cooked Japanese Somen
    482mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup
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  17. Whole Wheat Pasta
    479mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup spaghetti not packed
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  18. Cooked Wild Rice
    453mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
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  19. Gluten Free Corn Noodles (Cooked)
    451mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
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  20. Brown Rice
    432mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup
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  21. Yellow Cornmeal (Grits)
    408mg (15% RDI) in 1 cup
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  22. Cooked Couscous
    407mg (15% RDI) in 1 cup, cooked
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  23. Cooked Bulgur
    379mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
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  24. Japanese Soba Noodles (Buckwheat)
    376mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
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  25. Cooked Brown Rice
    372mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
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  26. Medium Grain White Rice
    366mg (13% RDI) in 1 cup
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  27. Roasted Buckwheat Groats
    356mg (13% RDI) in 1 cup
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  28. White Rice
    351mg (13% RDI) in 1 cup
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  29. Canned Hominy
    333mg (12% RDI) in 1 cup
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  30. Rice Noodles (Cooked)
    259mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
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  31. Cooked Pearled Barley
    242mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
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  32. Rice Bran
    76mg (3% RDI) in 1 tablespoon
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Data Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.

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