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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
    677mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Salted)
    669mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (Unsalted)
    669mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Butternuts (Dried)
    616mg (23% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Hemp Seeds
    614mg (23% RDI) in 1oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. Black Walnuts (Dried)
    472mg (17% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Dry Roasted Pistachio Nuts
    469mg (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
    449mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz (49 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Roasted Squash And Pumpkin Seeds (With Shells)
    440mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz (85 seeds)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Dry Roasted Peanuts
    430mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Cashew Butter
    413mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Cashews (Raw)
    412mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Almonds
    412mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz (23 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Dry Roasted Almonds
    409mg (15% RDI) in 1 oz (22 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds (With Salt)
    394mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Dry Roasted Sunflower Seeds
    394mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Dry-Roasted Mixed Nuts (Salted)
    385mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Chia Seeds
    384mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Raw Sesame Butter (Tahini)
    382mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Oil Roasted Cashews
    381mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz (18 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Sesame Seeds (Toasted)
    364mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Dry-Roasted Cashews
    360mg (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
    340mg (12% 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
    333mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz (6 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Walnuts
    328mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz (14 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Safflower Seeds
    323mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Dry Roasted Hazelnuts
    299mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Hazelnuts
    298mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz (21 whole kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Dried Hickorynuts
    288mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Pine Nuts (Dried)
    277mg (10% RDI) in 1 oz (167 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Dried Pilinuts
    249mg (9% RDI) in 1 oz (15 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Almond Butter
    237mg (9% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Dried Pine Nuts
    234mg (9% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Dried Ginkgo Nuts
    211mg (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)
    180mg (7% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Dry Roasted Pecans
    173mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Macadamia Nuts
    169mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz (10-12 kernels)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Pecans
    167mg (6% RDI) in 1 oz (19 halves)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts
    166mg (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)
    143mg (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
    118mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Breadfruit Nuts (Seeds)
    113mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Dried Coconut
    110mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Dried Beechnuts
    103mg (4% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Lotus Seeds
    91mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Dried Japanese Chestnuts
    91mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. Ginko Nuts
    88mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Roasted Chinese Chestnuts
    77mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Chinese Chestnuts
    73mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Boiled Chinese Chestnuts
    50mg (2% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Boiled Chestnuts
    33mg (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)
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