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102 Dairy and Egg Products Highest in Lysine

Ranked by a Common Serving Size
2100mg Lysine = 100% RDI
  1. Lowfat Ricotta
    1678mg (80% RDI) in 1/2 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  2. Skim Milk
    1382mg (66% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  3. Low-Fat Milk 1%
    1376mg (66% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  4. Low-Fat Milk 2%
    1347mg (64% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  5. Whole Milk
    1288mg (61% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  6. High Fat Milk (3.7% Fat)
    1269mg (60% RDI) in 16oz glass
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  7. Non-Fat Yogurt
    1259mg (60% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  8. Low-Fat Yogurt
    1154mg (55% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  9. Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
    1083mg (52% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  10. Cottage Cheese (Blended)
    1055mg (50% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  11. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (2%)
    992mg (47% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  12. Nonfat Cottage Cheese
    981mg (47% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  13. Cottage Cheese (Blended With Fruit)
    971mg (46% RDI) in 4 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  14. Low Fat Fruit Yogurt (With Vitamin D)
    960mg (46% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  15. Lowfat Greek Yogurt
    942mg (45% RDI) in 1 container (7 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  16. Grated Parmesan (Hard)
    939mg (45% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  17. Romano Cheese
    835mg (40% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  18. Gruyere Cheese
    770mg (37% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  19. Plain Yogurt
    762mg (36% RDI) in 1 cup (8 fl oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  20. Edam Cheese
    755mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  21. Gouda Cheese
    754mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  22. Provolone Cheese
    751mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  23. Low Fat Provolone
    751mg (36% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  24. Swiss Cheese
    734mg (35% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  25. Mozzarella (Lowfat)
    700mg (33% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  26. Processed Swiss Cheese
    697mg (33% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  27. Lowfat Buttermilk
    679mg (32% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  28. Dehydrated Milk
    668mg (32% RDI) in 1/4 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  29. Nonfat Greek Vanilla Yogurt
    663mg (32% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  30. Fontina Cheese
    661mg (31% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  31. Buttermilk
    659mg (31% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  32. Lowfat Chocolate Milk
    625mg (30% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  33. Grated Parmesan
    625mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  34. Mozzarella (Hard)
    623mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  35. Hard Goat Cheese
    622mg (30% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  36. Muenster Cheese
    607mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  37. Brick Cheese
    603mg (29% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  38. Caraway Cheese
    595mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  39. Lowfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    588mg (28% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  40. Nonfat Greek Strawberry Yogurt
    588mg (28% RDI) in 1 container (5.3 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  41. Monterey Cheese
    579mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  42. Tilsit Cheese
    579mg (28% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  43. Sharp Cheddar Cheese
    570mg (27% RDI) in 1 slice (1 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  44. Port De Salut Cheese
    564mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  45. Colby Cheese
    562mg (27% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  46. Cold Pack American Cheese
    554mg (26% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  47. Chesire Cheese
    552mg (26% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  48. Hot Cocoa
    538mg (26% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  49. Lowfat Cheddar Cheese
    530mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  50. Low-Sodium Cheddar Cheese
    530mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  51. Blue Cheese
    526mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  52. Brie Cheese
    526mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  53. Roquefort
    525mg (25% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  54. American Cheese Spread
    512mg (24% RDI) in 1 slice
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  55. Camambert
    502mg (24% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  56. Egg Omelet
    468mg (22% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  57. Mexican Blend Cheese
    463mg (22% RDI) in 1/4 cup shredded
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  58. Processed Pimento Cheese
    461mg (22% RDI) in 1 slice (3/4 oz)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  59. Eggs (Raw)
    456mg (22% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  60. Fried Eggs
    455mg (22% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  61. Poached Eggs
    455mg (22% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  62. Hard Boiled Eggs
    452mg (22% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  63. Queso Chihuahua
    436mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  64. Processed American Cheese (With Vitamin D)
    431mg (21% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  65. Scrambled Eggs
    430mg (20% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  66. Egg White Powder
    413mg (20% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  67. Soft Goat Cheese
    378mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  68. American Cheese
    370mg (18% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  69. Feta Cheese
    346mg (16% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  70. Limburger Cheese
    302mg (14% RDI) in 1 cubic inch
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  71. Mozzarella (Hard And Lowfat)
    294mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  72. Cheddar Cheese
    291mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  73. Lowfat Cottage Cheese (1%)
    285mg (14% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  74. Mozzarella
    274mg (13% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  75. Fat Free Cream Cheese
    270mg (13% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  76. Egg Whites (Raw)
    266mg (13% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  77. Soft Serve Chocolate Ice Cream
    255mg (12% RDI) in 1/2 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  78. Neufchatel Cheese
    249mg (12% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  79. Sweetened Condensed Milk
    240mg (11% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  80. Gjetost Cheese
    231mg (11% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  81. Egg Yolks (Raw)
    207mg (10% RDI) in 1 large
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  82. Light Whipping Cream
    206mg (10% RDI) in 1 cup, whipped
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  83. Shredded Parmesan
    192mg (9% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  84. Evaporated Milk
    191mg (9% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  85. Sweet Whey Fluid
    167mg (8% RDI) in 1 cup
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  86. Dried Eggs
    167mg (8% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  87. Goat Milk
    88mg (4% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  88. Cream Cheese
    82mg (4% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  89. Dried Sweet Whey Powder
    77mg (4% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  90. Imitation Sour Cream
    55mg (3% RDI) in 1 oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  91. Half And Half Cream
    41mg (2% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  92. Light Cream (Coffe Cream)
    39mg (2% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  93. Heavy Whipping Cream
    37mg (2% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  94. Lowfat Sour Cream
    35mg (2% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  95. Cultured Sour Cream
    33mg (2% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  96. Dried Whey Powder (Acid)
    29mg (1% RDI) in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  97. Breast Milk (Human)
    21mg (1% RDI) in 1 fl oz
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  98. Unsalted Butter
    10mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  99. Whipped Cream
    8mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  100. Salted Butter
    3mg in 1 pat (1 inch sq, 1/3 inch high)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  101. Whipped Butter (Salted)
    3mg in 1 pat (1 inch sq, 1/3 inch high)
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)
  102. Ghee (Clarified Butter)
    3mg in 1 tbsp
    Database: Standard Release (Common) (Source)