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102 Dairy and Egg Products Highest in Leucine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
2730mg Leucine = 100% RDI
  1. High Fat Milk (3.7% Fat)
    (Milk Producer Fluid 3.7% Milkfat)
    1566mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Skim Milk
    (Milk Nonfat Fluid With Added Vitamin A And Vitamin D (Fat Free Or Skim))
    1563mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Low-Fat Milk 1%
    (Milk Lowfat Fluid 1% Milkfat With Added Vitamin A And Vitamin D)
    1557mg (57% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Lowfat Ricotta
    (Cheese Ricotta Part Skim Milk)
    1531mg (56% RDI) in 1/2 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Low-Fat Milk 2%
    (Milk Reduced Fat Fluid 2% Milkfat With Added Vitamin A And Vitamin D)
    1527mg (56% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Whole Milk
    (Milk Whole 3.25% Milkfat With Added Vitamin D)
    1459mg (53% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Non-Fat Yogurt
    (Yogurt Plain Skim Milk)
    1414mg (52% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Low-Fat Yogurt
    (Yogurt Plain Low Fat)
    1296mg (47% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Cottage Cheese (Blended)
    (Cheese Cottage Creamed Large Or Small Curd)
    1261mg (46% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Cottage Cheese (Blended With Fruit)
    (Cheese Cottage Creamed With Fruit)
    1233mg (45% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
    (Yogurt Vanilla Non-Fat)
    1218mg (45% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (2%)
    (Cheese Cottage Lowfat 2% Milkfat)
    1185mg (43% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Nonfat Cottage Cheese
    (Cheese Cottage Nonfat Uncreamed Dry Large Or Small Curd)
    1172mg (43% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Low Fat Fruit Yogurt (With Vitamin D)
    (Yogurt Fruit Low Fat 10 Grams Protein Per 8 Ounce Fortified With Vitamin D)
    1078mg (39% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Lowfat Greek Yogurt
    (Yogurt Greek Plain Lowfat)
    1058mg (39% RDI) in 1 container (7 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Grated Parmesan (Hard)
    (Cheese Parmesan Hard)
    980mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Gruyere Cheese
    (Cheese Gruyere)
    881mg (32% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Romano Cheese
    (Cheese Romano)
    872mg (32% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Plain Yogurt
    (Yogurt Plain Whole Milk)
    858mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Swiss Cheese
    (Cheese Swiss)
    840mg (31% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Dehydrated Milk
    (Milk Dry Whole With Added Vitamin D)
    825mg (30% RDI) in 1/4 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Grated Parmesan
    (Cheese Parmesan Grated)
    780mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Lowfat Buttermilk
    (Milk Buttermilk Fluid Cultured Lowfat)
    767mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Hot Cocoa
    (Milk Chocolate Beverage Hot Cocoa Homemade)
    763mg (28% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Fontina Cheese
    (Cheese Fontina)
    757mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Hard Goat Cheese
    (Cheese Goat Hard Type)
    747mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Nonfat Greek Vanilla Yogurt
    (Yogurt Greek Vanilla Nonfat)
    746mg (27% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Buttermilk
    (Milk Buttermilk Fluid Whole)
    745mg (27% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Edam Cheese
    (Cheese Edam)
    730mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Gouda Cheese
    (Cheese Gouda)
    728mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Tilsit Cheese
    (Cheese Tilsit)
    724mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Lowfat Chocolate Milk
    (Milk Chocolate Fluid Commercial Reduced Fat With Added Vitamin A And Vitamin D)
    708mg (26% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Port De Salut Cheese
    (Cheese Port De Salut)
    705mg (26% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Caraway Cheese
    (Cheese Caraway)
    685mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    (Cheese Cheddar Sharp Sliced)
    682mg (25% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Mozzarella (Lowfat)
    (Cheese Mozzarella Part Skim Milk)
    672mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Monterey Cheese
    (Cheese Monterey)
    666mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Lowfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    (Yogurt Greek Strawberry Lowfat)
    660mg (24% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Nonfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    (Yogurt Greek Strawberry Nonfat)
    660mg (24% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Provolone Cheese
    (Cheese Provolone)
    652mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Low Fat Provolone
    (Cheese Provolone Reduced Fat)
    652mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Colby Cheese
    (Cheese Colby)
    646mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Muenster Cheese
    (Cheese Muenster)
    642mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Brick Cheese
    (Cheese Brick)
    637mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Chesire Cheese
    (Cheese Cheshire)
    636mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Processed Swiss Cheese
    (Cheese Pasteurized Process Swiss)
    621mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Lowfat Cheddar Cheese
    (Cheese Low Fat Cheddar Or Colby)
    609mg (22% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Low-Sodium Cheddar Cheese
    (Cheese Low-Sodium Cheddar Or Colby)
    609mg (22% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Mexican Blend Cheese
    (Cheese Mexican Blend)
    608mg (22% RDI) in 1/4 cup shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. American Cheese Spread
    (Cheese Spread Pasteurized Process American)
    605mg (22% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Roquefort
    (Cheese Roquefort)
    600mg (22% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Mozzarella (Hard)
    (Cheese Mozzarella Whole Milk Low Moisture)
    598mg (22% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Queso Chihuahua
    (Cheese Mexican Queso Chihuahua)
    573mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Egg Omelet
    (Egg Whole Cooked Omelet)
    557mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Mozzarella (Hard And Lowfat)
    (Cheese Mozzarella Low Moisture Part-Skim)
    556mg (20% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Cheddar Cheese
    (Cheese Cheddar (Includes Foods For Usda's Food Distribution Program))
    551mg (20% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Brie Cheese
    (Cheese Brie)
    548mg (20% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Blue Cheese
    (Cheese Blue)
    545mg (20% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Eggs (Raw)
    (Egg Whole Raw Fresh)
    543mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Fried Eggs
    (Egg Whole Cooked Fried)
    541mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  61. Poached Eggs
    (Egg Whole Cooked Poached)
    541mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  62. Hard Boiled Eggs
    (Egg Whole Cooked Hard-Boiled)
    538mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  63. Scrambled Eggs
    (Egg Whole Cooked Scrambled)
    525mg (19% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  64. Camambert
    (Cheese Camembert)
    523mg (19% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  65. Mozzarella
    (Cheese Mozzarella Whole Milk)
    519mg (19% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  66. Egg White Powder
    (Egg White Dried Stabilized Glucose Reduced)
    515mg (19% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  67. Cold Pack American Cheese
    (Cheese Food Cold Pack American)
    494mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  68. Processed American Cheese (With Vitamin D)
    (Cheese Pasteurized Process American Fortified With Vitamin D)
    487mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  69. Soft Goat Cheese
    (Cheese Goat Soft Type)
    454mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  70. American Cheese
    (Cheese Food Pasteurized Process American Vitamin D Fortified)
    452mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  71. Processed Pimento Cheese
    (Cheese Pasteurized Process Pimento)
    411mg (15% RDI) in 1 slice (3/4 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  72. Feta Cheese
    (Cheese Feta)
    396mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  73. Limburger Cheese
    (Cheese Limburger)
    377mg (14% RDI) in 1 cubic inch
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  74. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (1%)
    (Cheese Cottage Lowfat 1% Milkfat)
    362mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  75. Egg Whites (Raw)
    (Egg White Raw Fresh)
    335mg (12% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  76. Fat Free Cream Cheese
    (Cheese Cream Fat Free)
    313mg (11% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  77. Soft Serve Chocolate Ice Cream
    (Ice Cream Soft Serve Chocolate)
    304mg (11% RDI) in 1/2 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  78. Sweetened Condensed Milk
    (Milk Canned Condensed Sweetened)
    296mg (11% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  79. Neufchatel Cheese
    (Cheese Neufchatel)
    288mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  80. Gjetost Cheese
    (Cheese Gjetost)
    282mg (10% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  81. Light Whipping Cream
    (Cream Fluid Light Whipping)
    256mg (9% RDI) in 1 cup, whipped
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  82. Egg Yolks (Raw)
    (Egg Yolk Raw Fresh)
    238mg (9% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  83. Evaporated Milk
    (Milk Canned Evaporated Nonfat With Added Vitamin A And Vitamin D)
    236mg (9% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  84. Dried Eggs
    (Egg Whole Dried)
    208mg (8% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  85. Shredded Parmesan
    (Cheese Parmesan Shredded)
    201mg (7% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  86. Sweet Whey Fluid
    (Whey Sweet Fluid)
    192mg (7% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  87. Goat Milk
    (Milk Goat Fluid With Added Vitamin D)
    96mg (4% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  88. Cream Cheese
    (Cheese Cream)
    95mg (3% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  89. Dried Sweet Whey Powder
    (Whey Sweet Dried)
    89mg (3% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  90. Half And Half Cream
    (Cream Fluid Half And Half)
    78mg (3% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  91. Light Cream (Coffe Cream)
    (Cream Fluid Light (Coffee Cream Or Table Cream))
    73mg (3% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  92. Heavy Whipping Cream
    (Cream Fluid Heavy Whipping)
    70mg (3% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  93. Imitation Sour Cream
    (Sour Cream Imitation Cultured)
    67mg (2% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  94. Lowfat Sour Cream
    (Cream Sour Reduced Fat Cultured)
    43mg (2% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  95. Cultured Sour Cream
    (Cream Sour Cultured)
    39mg (1% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  96. Dried Whey Powder (Acid)
    (Whey Acid Dried)
    32mg (1% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  97. Breast Milk (Human)
    (Milk Human Mature Fluid (For Reference Only))
    29mg (1% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  98. Unsalted Butter
    (Butter Without Salt)
    12mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  99. Whipped Cream
    (Cream Whipped Cream Topping Pressurized)
    9mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  100. Salted Butter
    (Butter Salted)
    4mg in 1 pat (1 inch sq, 1/3 inch high)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  101. Whipped Butter (Salted)
    (Butter Whipped With Salt)
    3mg in 1 pat (1 inch sq, 1/3 inch high)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  102. Ghee (Clarified Butter)
    (Butter Oil Anhydrous)
    3mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
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