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200 Vegetables Highest in Leucine

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2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. Stirfried Soybean Sprouts
    939mg (34% RDI) in 100 grams
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  2. Cooked Lima Beans
    910mg (33% RDI) in 1 cup
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  3. Succotash
    856mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup
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  4. Canned Lima Beans
    791mg (29% RDI) in 1 cup
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  5. Soybean Sprouts
    657mg (24% RDI) in 1 cup
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  6. Cooked Lentil Sprouts
    617mg (23% RDI) in 100 grams
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  7. Cooked Soybean Sprouts
    571mg (21% RDI) in 1 cup
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  8. Kidney Bean Sprouts
    556mg (20% RDI) in 1 cup
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  9. Cooked Green Peas
    512mg (19% RDI) in 1 cup
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  10. Cooked Green Peas (Salted)
    512mg (19% RDI) in 1 cup
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  11. Spirulina
    509mg (19% RDI) in 100 grams
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  12. Yellow Sweet Corn
    505mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup
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  13. Lentil Sprouts
    484mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup
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  14. Peas
    468mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
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  15. Cooked Podded Peas
    458mg (17% RDI) in 1 cup
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  16. Pea Sprouts
    438mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup
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  17. Cooked Snow Peas
    427mg (16% RDI) in 1 cup
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  18. Cooked Spinach
    416mg (15% RDI) in 1 cup
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  19. Mashed Sweet Potatoes
    370mg (14% RDI) in 1 cup
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  20. Dried Spirulina Seaweed
    346mg (13% RDI) in 1 tablespoon
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  21. Cooked Yellow Sweet Corn
    319mg (12% RDI) in 1 ear small (5-1/2 Inch to 6-1/2 Inch long)
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  22. Cooked Sweet White Corn
    319mg (12% RDI) in 1 ear, small (5-1/2 Inch to 6-1/2 Inch long)
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  23. Hash Browns
    282mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
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  24. Jute Potherb (Molokhiya) (Cooked)
    266mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup
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  25. Boiled Sweet Potatoes
    266mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup, mashed
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  26. Sweet White Corn
    254mg (9% RDI) in 1 ear, small (5-1/2 Inch to 6-1/2 Inch long)
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  27. Asparagus (Cooked)
    252mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
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  28. Cooked Collards
    247mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  29. Palm Hearts (Canned)
    247mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup
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  30. Cooked Swiss Chard
    236mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  31. Broccoli (Cooked)
    229mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  32. Canned Asparagus
    225mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup
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  33. Bamboo Shoots
    211mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup (1/2 Inch slices)
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  34. Portobellos (Exposed To Sunlight Or Uv)
    207mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup sliced
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  35. Baked Potatoes (With Skin)
    206mg (8% RDI) in 1 potato medium
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  36. Sun-dried Hot Chile Peppers
    205mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup
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  37. Pumpkin Leaves (Cooked)
    195mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup
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  38. Baked Red Potatoes
    189mg (7% RDI) in 1 potato medium (2-1/4 Inch to 3-1/4 Inch dia.)
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  39. Baked Potato (No Skin)
    184mg (7% RDI) in 1 potato (2-1/3 Inch x 4-3/4 Inch)
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  40. Mung Bean Sprouts
    182mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup
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  41. Brussels Sprouts (Cooked)
    178mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup
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  42. Cooked Broccoli Raab
    175mg (6% RDI) in 1 NLEA serving
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  43. Cooked Kale
    173mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  44. Cooked Hubbard Squash
    172mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  45. Cooked Scotch Kale
    172mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  46. Asparagus
    172mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup
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  47. Onion Rings
    168mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup
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  48. Cooked Beet Greens
    166mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup (1 Inch pieces)
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  49. Cooked Green Cauliflower
    160mg (6% RDI) in 1/5 head
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  50. Cooked Hawaiin Mountain Yam
    158mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  51. Cooked Okra
    157mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  52. Pak-choi (Bok Choy) (Cooked)
    155mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
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  53. Boiled Potatoes
    152mg (6% RDI) in 1 potato (2-1/2 Inch dia, sphere)
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  54. Cooked Turnip Greens
    151mg (6% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  55. Cooked Scallop Squash
    146mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, mashed
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  56. Cooked Green Snap Beans
    145mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  57. Cooked Yellow Snap Beans
    145mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  58. Oyster Mushrooms
    144mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup sliced
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  59. Snow Peas
    144mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, whole
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  60. White Button Mushrooms (Stir-fried)
    140mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup sliced
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  61. Cooked Escarole
    135mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  62. Cooked Savoy Cabbage
    135mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
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  63. Cooked Shiitake Mushrooms
    135mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup pieces
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  64. Cooked Sweet Potatoes
    135mg (5% RDI) in 1 medium (2 Inch dia, 5 Inch long, raw)
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  65. Brussels Sprouts (Raw)
    134mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  66. Cremini Mushrooms
    133mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup whole
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  67. Cooked Cauliflower
    133mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  68. Hubbard Squash
    132mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  69. Raw Portabellas (Exposed to Sunlight or UV)
    132mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup diced
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  70. Scotch Kale
    131mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  71. Baked Acorn Squash
    131mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  72. Cooked Carrots
    131mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  73. Cooked White Button Mushrooms
    131mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup pieces
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  74. Laver Seaweed
    130mg (5% RDI) in 10 sheets
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  75. Cooked Yam
    128mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  76. Baked Russet Potatoes
    125mg (5% RDI) in 100 grams
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  77. Canned Pumpkin
    125mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  78. Pumpkin Leaves
    124mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  79. Cooked Green Beans (Previously Frozen)
    123mg (5% RDI) in 1 cup
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  80. Parsley
    122mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  81. Sweet Potatoes
    122mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  82. Cooked Nopales
    122mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  83. Bamboo Shoots (Canned)
    122mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup (1/8 Inch slices)
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  84. Cooked Beets
    121mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  85. Broccoli
    117mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  86. Cooked Kohlrabi
    117mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  87. Taro
    115mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  88. Canned Tomato Puree
    115mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  89. Cooked Swamp Cabbage
    114mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  90. Cauliflower
    113mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup chopped (1/2 Inch pieces)
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  91. Canned Mushrooms
    112mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  92. Green Snap Beans (Raw)
    112mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup 1/2 Inch pieces
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  93. Yellow Snap Beans
    112mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup 1/2 Inch pieces
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  94. Portabella Mushrooms
    112mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup diced
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  95. Canned Mung Bean Sprouts
    111mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  96. Green Cauliflower
    110mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  97. Stewed Tomatoes
    107mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  98. Okra
    105mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  99. Cooked Purslane
    105mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  100. Cooked Butternut Squash
    105mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  101. Dried Ancho Peppers
    103mg (4% RDI) in 1 pepper
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  102. Cooked Winter Squash
    103mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  103. French Fries
    101mg (4% RDI) in 10 strip
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  104. Vinespinach
    101mg (4% RDI) in 100 grams
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  105. Cooked Onions
    101mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup
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  106. Baked Potatoes
    100mg (4% RDI) in 100 grams
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  107. Bamboo Shoots (Cooked)
    98mg (4% RDI) in 1 cup (1/2 Inch slices)
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  108. Sweet Yellow Peppers
    97mg (4% RDI) in 1 pepper, large (3-3/4 Inch long, 3 Inch dia)
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  109. Cooked Crookneck Summer Squash
    95mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  110. Cooked Summer Squash
    95mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  111. Winter Squash
    95mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  112. Cooked Tomatoes
    94mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  113. Cooked Acorn Squash
    93mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, mashed
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  114. Cooked Chayote
    93mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup (1 Inch pieces)
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  115. Beets (Raw)
    92mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  116. Scallop Squash
    91mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  117. Kohlrabi
    90mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  118. Alfalfa Sprouts
    88mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  119. Zucchini
    88mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  120. Leeks
    85mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  121. White Button Mushrooms
    84mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, pieces or slices
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  122. Cooked Pumpkin
    83mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, mashed
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  123. Canned Tomato Paste
    82mg (3% RDI) in 1/4 cup
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  124. Swamp Cabbage
    82mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  125. Cassava
    80mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  126. Butternut Squash
    80mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  127. Cooked Okra (Previously Frozen)
    79mg (3% RDI) in 1/2 cup slices
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  128. Summer Squash
    78mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  129. Pickled Beets
    77mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  130. Turnip Greens
    75mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  131. Cooked Red Cabbage
    74mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup
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  132. Carrots
    73mg (3% RDI) in 1 large (7-1/4 Inch to 8-/1/2 Inch long)
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  133. Savoy Cabbage
    72mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
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  134. Crookneck Summer Squash
    70mg (3% RDI) in 1 cup sliced
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  135. Broccoli Raab (Rapini)
    68mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  136. Spinach
    67mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  137. Cooked Zucchini
    67mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  138. Nopales
    66mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  139. Cooked Green Bell Peppers
    65mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or strips
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  140. Cooked Red Bell Peppers
    65mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, strips
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  141. Cooked Leeks
    64mg (2% RDI) in 1 leek
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  142. Acorn Squash
    63mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  143. Bok Choy
    62mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
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  144. Cooked Cabbage
    62mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  145. Cooked Celery
    59mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, diced
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  146. Watercress
    56mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  147. Maitake Mushrooms
    56mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup diced
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  148. Lotus Root
    56mg (2% RDI) in 10 slices (2-1/2 Inch dia)
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  149. Cooked Burdock Root
    55mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup (1 Inch pieces)
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  150. Collards
    54mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  151. Green Tomatoes
    54mg (2% RDI) in 1 medium
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  152. Green Bell Peppers
    54mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  153. Green Chili Peppers
    53mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  154. Cooked Spaghetti Squash
    53mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  155. Eggplant
    52mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  156. Cooked Eggplant
    51mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup (1 Inch cubes)
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  157. Cooked Oriental Radishes
    51mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  158. Cooked Taro
    50mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, sliced
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  159. Yellow Tomatoes
    50mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  160. Endive
    49mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  161. Hot Green Chili Peppers
    47mg (2% RDI) in 1 pepper
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  162. Red Chili Peppers
    47mg (2% RDI) in 1 pepper
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  163. Swiss Chard
    47mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  164. Turnips
    43mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  165. Sweet Red Bell Peppers
    43mg (2% RDI) in 1 medium (approx 2-3/4 Inch long, 2-1/2 dia.)
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  166. Sauerkraut
    41mg (2% RDI) in 1 cup
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  167. Red Cabbage
    41mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  168. Cooked Turnips
    41mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  169. Onions
    40mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  170. Red Bell Peppers (Cooked)
    39mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  171. Butterhead Lettuce
    39mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded or chopped
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  172. Sauteed Green Bell Peppers
    38mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup chopped
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  173. Tomatoes
    37mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup cherry tomatoes
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  174. Beet Greens (Raw)
    37mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup
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  175. Sweet Onions
    37mg (1% RDI) in 1 NLEA serving
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  176. Cabbage
    36mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  177. Radishes
    36mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  178. Oriental Radishes
    36mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup slices
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  179. Shiitake Mushrooms
    36mg (1% RDI) in 1 piece whole
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  180. Romaine Lettuce
    36mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup shredded
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  181. Spaghetti Squash
    34mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, cubes
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  182. Cucumber
    30mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup
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  183. Baby Carrots
    30mg (1% RDI) in 1 NLEA serving
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  184. White Icicle Radishes (Daikon)
    29mg (1% RDI) in 1/2 cup slices
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  185. Green Leaf Lettuce
    28mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup shredded
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  186. Wakame
    26mg (1% RDI) in 2 tbsp (1/8 cup)
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  187. Cooked Lotus Root
    25mg (1% RDI) in 1/2 cup
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  188. Radicchio
    25mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
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  189. Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
    24mg (1% RDI) in 1 mushroom
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  190. Sour Pickled Cucumber
    22mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup
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  191. Chicory Greens
    21mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped
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  192. Witloof Chicory
    21mg (1% RDI) in 1 head
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  193. Celery
    20mg (1% RDI) in 1 stalk, large (11 Inch-12 Inch long)
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  194. Low Sodium Sour Pickles
    20mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup, chopped or diced
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  195. Red Leaf Lettuce
    20mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup shredded
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  196. Iceberg Lettuce
    18mg (1% RDI) in 1 cup shredded
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  197. Spring Onions
    16mg (1% RDI) in 1 medium (4-1/8 Inch long)
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  198. Shallots
    15mg (1% RDI) in 1 tbsp chopped
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  199. Hungarian Peppers
    11mg in 1 pepper
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  200. Hot Dog Relish
    11mg in 1 tbsp
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Data Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.

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