Amino Acid Protein Calculator

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Quick Stats
  • Calories 55 3% DV
  • Protein 7.1g 14% DV
  • Carbs 8.9g 3% DV
  • Fat 0.7g 1% DV
  • Fiber 6g 20% DV
  • Sugar 1g 2% DV
Amino Acid Bar Charts

Total Recommended Daily Intake

  • Tryptophan 34% RDI 95mg
  • Threonine 29% RDI 302mg
  • Isoleucine 26% RDI 362mg
  • Leucine 20% RDI 550mg
  • Lysine 21% RDI 432mg
  • Methionine 18% RDI 131mg
  • Cystine 29% RDI 84mg
  • Phenylalanine 36% RDI 319mg
  • Tyrosine 31% RDI 268mg
  • Valine 22% RDI 399mg
  • Histidine 22% RDI 157mg
Protein Comparison Table

Table Legend

  1. Spinach
  2. Spinach
  3. Cooked Spinach
~ = missing data
Amino Acids
Food # 1 2 3 Total
Weight (g) 30 30 180 240
Tryptophan (mg)
(%RDI)
12
(4%)
12
(4%)
72
(26%)
95
(34%)
Threonine (mg)
(%RDI)
37
(3%)
37
(3%)
229
(22%)
302
(29%)
Isoleucine (mg)
(%RDI)
44
(3%)
44
(3%)
274
(20%)
362
(26%)
Leucine (mg)
(%RDI)
67
(2%)
67
(2%)
416
(15%)
550
(20%)
Lysine (mg)
(%RDI)
52
(2%)
52
(2%)
328
(16%)
432
(21%)
Methionine (mg)
(%RDI)
16
(2%)
16
(2%)
99
(14%)
131
(18%)
Cystine (mg)
(%RDI)
11
(4%)
11
(4%)
63
(22%)
84
(29%)
Phenylalanine (mg)
(%RDI)
39
(4%)
39
(4%)
241
(28%)
319
(36%)
Tyrosine (mg)
(%RDI)
32
(4%)
32
(4%)
203
(23%)
268
(31%)
Valine (mg)
(%RDI)
48
(3%)
48
(3%)
302
(17%)
399
(22%)
Histidine (mg)
(%RDI)
19
(3%)
19
(3%)
119
(17%)
157
(22%)
Arginine (mg) 49
49
302
400
Alanine (mg) 43
43
265
350
Aspartic acid (mg) 72
72
450
594
Betaine (mg) 31
31
160
222
Glutamic acid (mg) 103
103
643
848
Glycine (mg) 40
40
252
332
Proline (mg) 34
34
209
276
Serine (mg) 31
31
193
255
Lysine to Arginine Ratio of All Selected Foods: 1.08
Data Source
Spinach
USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)
Spinach
USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)
Cooked Spinach
USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)
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