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200 Foods Highest in Arginine

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  1. Roasted Chicken Leg
    4275mg in 1 leg, with skin (sum of drumstick+thigh+back)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Whelk (Cooked)
    4196mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Skirt Steak
    3908mg in 6oz steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Fat Free Ground Turkey
    3907mg in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Lean Chicken Breast (Cooked)
    3686mg in 6oz chicken breast
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Pork Chops (With Fat)
    3523mg in 1 chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg (Raw)
    3487mg in 1 leg, bone and skin removed (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Firm Tofu
    3450mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Pork Chops (Lean)
    3397mg in 6oz chop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Roasted Boneless Skinless Chicken Leg
    3305mg in 1 leg (sum of drumstick+thigh+back meat only)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Chuck Steak (Mock Tender)
    3158mg in 1 steak
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Bluefin Tuna (Cooked)
    3043mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Cooked Grouper
    3004mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Cooked Sockeye Salmon
    2917mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Ribeye Steak (Filet)
    2866mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Cooked Yellowfin Tuna
    2841mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Kielbasa Sausage (Cooked)
    2838mg in 1 link
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild Moist Heat)
    2783mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Boiled Lupin Beans
    2771mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Lupin Beans (Cooked)
    2771mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Cooked Tilapia
    2703mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Cooked Snapper
    2674mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Roast Goose
    2644mg in 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Roasted Chicken Breast
    2619mg in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Roasted Turkey Breast
    2596mg in 6 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Cooked Yellowtail
    2592mg in 1/2 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Wild Atlantic Salmon (Cooked)
    2587mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Kfc Fried Chicken Breast
    2546mg in 1 breast, with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Cooked Northern Pike
    2511mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Dungeness Crab (Raw)
    2479mg in 1 crab
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Cooked Coho Salmon (Farmed)
    2472mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Lean Roasted Ham
    2468mg in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Cooked Atlantic Cod
    2459mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Atlantic Mackerel (Cooked)
    2426mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Cooked Coho Salmon (Wild)
    2385mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Canned Blue Crab
    2375mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Roasted Ham
    2318mg in 1 cup, diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Chicken (Light Meat)
    2292mg in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Alaskan King Crab
    2265mg in 1 leg
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Cooked Mahimahi
    2256mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Cooked Eel
    2250mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Farmed Atlantic Salmon
    2247mg in 6oz fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Raw Chicken Thigh
    2233mg in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Roasted Chicken Thigh
    2230mg in 1 thigh with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Boiled Soybeans (Edamame)
    2221mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Cooked Tilefish
    2198mg in 1/2 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Canned Sardines
    2195mg in 1 cup, drained
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Veal Leg Top Roast (Cooked)
    2159mg in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Lamb Shoulder Roast (Cooked)
    2111mg in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Roast Duck
    2099mg in 1 cup, chopped or diced
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Canned Shrimp
    2088mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Cooked Haddock
    2078mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Blue Crab
    2076mg in 1 cup, flaked and pieces
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Raw Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    2044mg in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Grilled Top Round Steak
    2042mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Cooked Cuttlefish
    2015mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Roasted Boneless Skinless Thigh Meat
    2006mg in 1 thigh without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Atlantic Herring
    1971mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Cooked Trout
    1962mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Cooked Spiny Lobster
    1958mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  61. Protein Powder Soy Based
    1923mg in 1 scoop
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  62. Cooked Shrimp
    1910mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  63. Smoked Whitefish
    1904mg in 1 cup, cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  64. Lean Cured Ham
    1904mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  65. Country-Style Roasted Pork Ribs
    1869mg in 1 rack
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  66. Uncooked Oats
    1860mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  67. Gelatin
    1852mg in 1 package (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  68. Braised Beef Or Chuck Stew
    1852mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  69. Octopus (Cooked)
    1850mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  70. Braised Cube Steak
    1845mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  71. Beef Chuck Pot Roast
    1833mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  72. Cooked Walleye Pike
    1820mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  73. Cooked Pacific Herring
    1810mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  74. Low Fat Cured Ham
    1805mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  75. Fat Free Broiled Turkey Patties
    1789mg in 1 patty
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  76. Cooked Green Soybeans
    1789mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  77. Cured Ham
    1779mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  78. Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steak
    1777mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  79. Raw Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    1762mg in 1 drumstick with skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  80. Queen Crab (Cooked)
    1758mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  81. Roasted Beef Eye Of Round Roast
    1756mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  82. Grilled Porterhouse Steak
    1755mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  83. Tofu Prepared With Calcium
    1738mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  84. Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
    1714mg in 1 drumstick with skin (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook chicken)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  85. Ostrich Steak
    1708mg in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  86. Canned Clams
    1700mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  87. Striped Bass (Raw)
    1687mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  88. London Broil
    1686mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  89. Cooked Striped Bass
    1686mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  90. Grilled T-Bone Steak
    1684mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  91. Cheeseburger; Single Large Patty; Plain
    1678mg in 1 sandwich
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  92. Roasted Wild Boar
    1670mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  93. Buckwheat (Uncooked)
    1669mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  94. Cooked Dungeness Crab
    1654mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  95. Grilled T-Bone Steak (Choice)
    1629mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  96. Roasted Skinless Chicken Drumstick
    1624mg in 1 drumstick without skin
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  97. Buffalo Sirloin Steak
    1623mg in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  98. Broiled Sirloin Strip Steak
    1612mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  99. Top Blade Chuck Steak
    1609mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  100. Broiled Beef Round
    1606mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  101. Broiled Turkey Patties
    1603mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  102. Low Fat Broiled Turkey Patties
    1599mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  103. Smoked Sturgeon
    1587mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  104. Broiled Pork Tenderloin
    1586mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  105. Cooked Clams
    1584mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  106. Cooked Catfish
    1582mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  107. Granola Homemade
    1560mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  108. Grilled Porterhouse Steak (Choice)
    1544mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  109. Pork Spare Ribs
    1535mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  110. Hamburger; Single Large Patty; With Condiments Vegetables And Mayonnaise
    1534mg in 1 item
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  111. Broiled Lean Beef Flank Steak
    1529mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  112. Cooked Deer Tenderloin
    1522mg in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  113. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    1520mg in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  114. Hersheys Payday Bar
    1511mg in 100 grams
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  115. Braised Pork Loin
    1510mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  116. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    1501mg in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  117. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    1501mg in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  118. Lobster (Cooked)
    1490mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  119. Raw Tilapia
    1481mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  120. Roasted Pork Tenderloin
    1480mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  121. Cooked Blue Mussels
    1476mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  122. Cooked Grass Fed Ground Bison (Buffalo)
    1473mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  123. Pork Loin
    1465mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  124. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    1458mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  125. Split Peas
    1458mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  126. Roasted Turkey Drumstick
    1450mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  127. Roasted Turkey Light Meat
    1450mg in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  128. Raw Fatfree Ground Turkey
    1449mg in 1 patty (cooked from 4 oz raw)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  129. Broiled Ground Beef Patty (93% Lean)
    1449mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  130. Pork Bratwurst
    1445mg in 1 link cooked
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  131. Pan-Broiled Ground Beef Patty (97% Lean)
    1442mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  132. Cooked Skipjack
    1435mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  133. Roasted Lean Buffalo
    1433mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  134. Lamb Sirloin
    1431mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  135. Cooked Sea Bass
    1428mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  136. Submarine Sandwich Tuna On White Bread With Lettuce And Tomato
    1424mg in 6 inch sub
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  137. Subway Tuna Sub
    1424mg in 6 inch sub
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  138. Lamb Shank
    1423mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  139. Panfried Beef Hamburger
    1413mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  140. Pan-Broiled Ground Bison
    1408mg in 1 patty ( yield from 112.7 g raw meat )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  141. Canned Sockeye Salmon
    1407mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  142. Canned Eastern Oysters
    1401mg in 1 can (12 oz), oysters and liquid
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  143. Roast Turkey (Without Skin)
    1398mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  144. Flat Fish (Flounder Or Sole)
    1396mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  145. Roasted Turkey
    1386mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  146. Butternuts (Dried)
    1381mg in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  147. Lentils (Cooked)
    1380mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  148. Queen Crab (Raw)
    1374mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  149. Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans) (Cooked)
    1369mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  150. Roasted Chicken Wings
    1368mg in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  151. Cooked Ground Pork
    1357mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  152. Boston Steak (Pork)
    1352mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  153. Canned White Tuna (Oil Packed)
    1350mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  154. Roasted Turkey Thigh
    1334mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  155. Roast Turkey Dark Meat
    1334mg in 1 serving
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  156. Cooked King Mackerel
    1323mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  157. Canned Pink Salmon
    1314mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  158. Cooked Crayfish
    1299mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  159. Raw Chicken Breast
    1293mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  160. Hemp Seeds
    1292mg in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  161. Cooked Halibut
    1285mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  162. Pan Fried Beef Liver
    1281mg in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  163. Raw Chicken Wings
    1268mg in 1 piece
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  164. Cooked Pollock
    1267mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  165. Roasted Pork Backribs
    1261mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  166. Canned Salmon
    1261mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  167. Broiled Ground Lamb
    1250mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  168. Atlantic Mackerel (Raw)
    1247mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  169. Cooked Pompano
    1247mg in 1 fillet
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  170. Cooked Whitefish
    1245mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  171. Crayfish
    1244mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  172. Canned Pink Salmon (With Skin And Bones)
    1232mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  173. Cooked Orange Roughy
    1231mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  174. Submarine Sandwich Roast Beef On White Bread With Lettuce And Tomato
    1226mg in 6 inch sub
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  175. Lamb Liver (Cooked)
    1217mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  176. Prime Rib Steak
    1210mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  177. Oat Bran
    1202mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  178. Canned White Tuna (Water Packed)
    1201mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  179. Cooked Swordfish
    1201mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  180. Abalone (Cooked)
    1199mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  181. Emu Steak
    1196mg in 1 serving ( 3 oz )
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  182. Broad Beans (Fava)
    1193mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  183. Bluefin Tuna (Raw)
    1187mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  184. Braised Beef Shortribs
    1186mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  185. Yellowtail (Raw)
    1177mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  186. Cooked Pacific Oysters
    1172mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  187. Dry Pork Salami
    1167mg in 3oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  188. Canned Atlantic Cod
    1158mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  189. Cooked Lingcod
    1152mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  190. Cooked Smelt
    1149mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  191. Biscuit With Egg And Ham
    1128mg in 1 biscuit
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  192. Edamame
    1122mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  193. Skipjack Tuna (Raw)
    1119mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  194. Adzuki Beans
    1118mg in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  195. Canadian Bacon (Raw)
    1108mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  196. Pepperoni
    1103mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  197. Canned Sockeye Salmon (With Skin And Bones)
    1102mg in 3 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  198. Biscuit With Ham
    1102mg in 1 biscuit
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)