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60 Nuts and Seeds Highest in Leucine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    687mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  2. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    678mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  3. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    678mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  4. Butternuts (Dried)
    625mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  5. Hemp Seeds
    614mg (22% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  6. Black Walnuts (Dried)
    478mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  7. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    476mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  8. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    465mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  9. Pistachio Nuts
    456mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  10. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    446mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz (85 seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  11. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    436mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  12. Cashew Butter
    419mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  13. Almonds
    418mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  14. Cashews (Raw)
    418mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  15. Dry Roasted Almonds
    415mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  16. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    400mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  17. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    400mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  18. Dry-Roasted Mixed Nuts (Salted)
    390mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  19. Chia Seeds
    389mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  20. Oil Roasted Cashews
    387mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  21. Raw Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    387mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  22. Sesame Seeds (Toasted)
    369mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  23. Dry-Roasted Cashews
    365mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  24. Flax Seeds
    351mg (13% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  25. Dried Lotus Seeds
    345mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz (42 medium seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  26. Coconut Milk
    339mg (12% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  27. Brazilnuts
    338mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  28. Walnuts
    332mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz (14 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  29. Safflower Seeds
    328mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  30. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    304mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  31. Hazelnuts
    302mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  32. Dried Hickorynuts
    292mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  33. Pine Nuts (Dried)
    281mg (10% RDI) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  34. Dried Pilinuts
    253mg (9% RDI) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  35. Dried Pine Nuts
    237mg (9% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  36. Almond Butter
    237mg (9% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  37. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    214mg (8% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  38. Shredded Coconut Meat
    199mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  39. Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    195mg (7% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  40. Acorns (Dried)
    183mg (7% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  41. Dry Roasted Pecans
    176mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  42. Macadamia Nuts
    171mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  43. Pecans
    170mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz (19 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  44. Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
    168mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  45. Roasted Chestnuts
    158mg (6% RDI) in 10 kernels
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  46. Dried Coconut (Unsweetened)
    145mg (5% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  47. Coconut Water
    127mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  48. Dried Chinese Chestnuts
    120mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  49. Breadfruit Nuts (Seeds)
    114mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  50. Dried Coconut
    112mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  51. Dried Beechnuts
    104mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  52. Lotus Seeds
    93mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  53. Dried Japanese Chestnuts
    92mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  54. Ginko Nuts
    90mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  55. Roasted Chinese Chestnuts
    78mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  56. Chinese Chestnuts
    74mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  57. Boiled Chinese Chestnuts
    51mg (2% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  58. Boiled Chestnuts
    34mg (1% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  59. Chestnuts
    27mg (1% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)
  60. Boiled Japanese Chestnuts
    14mg (1% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common)(Source)