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60 Nuts and Seeds Highest in Cystine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
287mg Cystine = 100% RDI
  1. Hemp Seeds
    (Seeds Hemp Seed Hulled)
    191mg (66% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Butternuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Butternuts Dried)
    137mg (48% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Black Walnuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Walnuts Black Dried)
    131mg (46% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Dried Sunflower Seeds
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels Dried)
    126mg (44% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Chia Seeds
    (Seeds Chia Seeds Dried)
    116mg (40% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Cashews (Raw)
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Raw)
    112mg (39% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels Dry Roasted Without Salt)
    109mg (38% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    (Seeds Sunflower Seed Kernels From Shell Dry Roasted With Salt Added)
    109mg (38% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Oil Roasted Cashews
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Oil Roasted Without Salt Added)
    103mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Raw Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    (Seeds Sesame Butter Tahini From Raw And Stone Ground Kernels)
    102mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Sesame Seeds (Toasted)
    (Seeds Sesame Seeds Whole Roasted And Toasted)
    97mg (34% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Flax Seeds
    (Seeds Flaxseed)
    97mg (34% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Dried Pumpkin And Squash Seeds
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Dried)
    94mg (33% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Roasted Without Salt)
    93mg (32% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seed Kernels Roasted With Salt Added)
    93mg (32% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Cashew Butter
    (Nuts Cashew Butter Plain Without Salt Added)
    92mg (32% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Coconut Milk
    (Nuts Coconut Milk Canned (Liquid Expressed From Grated Meat And Water))
    90mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Safflower Seeds
    (Seeds Safflower Seed Kernels Dried)
    88mg (31% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Brazilnuts
    (Nuts Brazilnuts Dried Unblanched)
    87mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    (Nuts Pistachio Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    87mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    (Peanuts All Types Dry-Roasted Without Salt)
    86mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Roasted Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Roasted)
    85mg (30% RDI) in 10 kernels
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Pistachio Nuts
    (Nuts Pistachio Nuts Raw)
    83mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Pine Nuts (Dried)
    (Nuts Pine Nuts Dried)
    82mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Dry-Roasted Cashews
    (Nuts Cashew Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    80mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Dry-Roasted Mixed Nuts (Salted)
    (Nuts Mixed Nuts Dry Roasted With Peanuts Without Salt Added)
    80mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Hazelnuts
    (Nuts Hazelnuts Or Filberts)
    79mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    (Nuts Hazelnuts Or Filberts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    79mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Dried Hickorynuts
    (Nuts Hickorynuts Dried)
    77mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    (Seeds Pumpkin And Squash Seeds Whole Roasted Without Salt)
    65mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz (85 seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Almonds
    (Nuts Almonds)
    61mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Dry Roasted Almonds
    (Nuts Almonds Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    61mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Dried Pine Nuts
    (Nuts Pine Nuts Pinyon Dried)
    60mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Walnuts
    (Nuts Walnuts English)
    59mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz (14 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Dried Lotus Seeds
    (Seeds Lotus Seeds Dried)
    57mg (20% RDI) in 1 oz (42 medium seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Dried Beechnuts
    (Nuts Beechnuts Dried)
    56mg (19% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Dried Pilinuts
    (Nuts Pilinuts Dried)
    54mg (19% RDI) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Shredded Coconut Meat
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Sweetened Shredded)
    53mg (18% RDI) in 1 cup, shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Dried Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Dried)
    51mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    (Seeds Sesame Butter Tahini From Roasted And Toasted Kernels (Most Common Type))
    51mg (18% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Dry Roasted Pecans
    (Nuts Pecans Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    45mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Dried Japanese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Japanese Dried)
    43mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Pecans
    (Nuts Pecans)
    43mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz (19 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Acorns (Dried)
    (Nuts Acorns Dried)
    41mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Almond Butter
    (Nuts Almond Butter Plain Without Salt Added)
    39mg (13% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Dried Coconut (Unsweetened)
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Not Sweetened)
    39mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Coconut Water
    (Nuts Coconut Water (Liquid From Coconuts))
    34mg (12% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Roasted Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Roasted)
    33mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Raw)
    31mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Dried Coconut
    (Nuts Coconut Meat Dried (Desiccated) Toasted)
    30mg (10% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Breadfruit Nuts (Seeds)
    (Seeds Breadfruit Seeds Boiled)
    24mg (8% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Boiled Chinese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Chinese Boiled And Steamed)
    21mg (7% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Boiled Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Boiled And Steamed)
    18mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    (Nuts Ginkgo Nuts Dried)
    16mg (5% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts European Raw Peeled)
    15mg (5% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Lotus Seeds
    (Seeds Lotus Seeds Raw)
    15mg (5% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Ginko Nuts
    (Nuts Ginkgo Nuts Raw)
    7mg (2% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Boiled Japanese Chestnuts
    (Nuts Chestnuts Japanese Boiled And Steamed)
    7mg (2% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Macadamia Nuts
    (Nuts Macadamia Nuts Raw)
    2mg (1% RDI) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
    (Nuts Macadamia Nuts Dry Roasted Without Salt Added)
    1mg in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
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