Amino Acid Protein Calculator

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      Quinoa, cooked
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      Quick Stats
      • Calories 222 11% DV
      • Protein 8.1g 16% DV
      • Carbs 39g 13% DV
      • Fat 3.6g 5% DV
      • Fiber 5g 19% DV
      • Sugar 2g 3% DV
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      Total Recommended Daily Intake

      • Cystine 41% RDI 117mg
      • Histidine 34% RDI 235mg
      • Isoleucine 21% RDI 290mg
      • Leucine 18% RDI 483mg
      • Lysine 21% RDI 442mg
      • Methionine 24% RDI 178mg
      • Phenylalanine 39% RDI 342mg
      • Threonine 23% RDI 242mg
      • Tryptophan 34% RDI 96mg
      • Tyrosine 18% RDI 154mg
      • Valine 19% RDI 342mg
      Protein Comparison Table

      Table Legend

      1. Quinoa, cooked
      -- = missing data
      Amino Acids
      Food # 1 Total
      Weight (g) 185 185
      Essential  
      Histidine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      235
      (34%)
      235
      (34%)
      Isoleucine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      290
      (21%)
      290
      (21%)
      Leucine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      483
      (18%)
      483
      (18%)
      Lysine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      442
      (21%)
      442
      (21%)
      Methionine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      178
      (24%)
      178
      (24%)
      Phenylalanine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      342
      (39%)
      342
      (39%)
      Threonine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      242
      (23%)
      242
      (23%)
      Tryptophan (mg)
      (%RDI)
      96
      (34%)
      96
      (34%)
      Valine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      342
      (19%)
      342
      (19%)
      Conditional  
      Arginine (mg) 629
      629
      Cystine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      117
      (41%)
      117
      (41%)
      Glycine (mg) 400
      400
      Proline (mg) 444
      444
      Tyrosine (mg)
      (%RDI)
      154
      (18%)
      154
      (18%)
      Non-Essential  
      Alanine (mg) 339
      339
      Aspartic acid (mg) 653
      653
      Betaine (mg) --
      0
      Glutamic acid (mg) 1073
      1073
      Hydroxyproline (mg) --
      0
      Serine (mg) 326
      326
      Lysine to Arginine Ratio of All Selected Foods: 0.7
      Data Source
      Quinoa, cooked
      USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)Omega-6 data was extrapolated from undifferentiated-Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2) acid.Iodine data is obtained from the USDA Iodine database.