Amino Acid Protein Calculator

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Quick Stats
  • Calories 383 19% DV
  • Protein 46g 92% DV
  • Carbs 0g 0% DV
  • Fat 21g 33% DV
  • Fiber 0g 0% DV
  • Sugar 0g 0% DV
Amino Acid Bar Charts

Total Recommended Daily Intake

  • Tryptophan 200% RDI 560mg
  • Threonine 219% RDI 2304mg
  • Isoleucine 167% RDI 2339mg
  • Leucine 156% RDI 4260mg
  • Lysine 228% RDI 4795mg
  • Methionine 194% RDI 1409mg
  • Cystine 183% RDI 525mg
  • Phenylalanine 228% RDI 1992mg
  • Tyrosine 208% RDI 1817mg
  • Valine 139% RDI 2530mg
  • Histidine 248% RDI 1736mg
Protein Comparison Table

Table Legend

  1. Wild Atlantic Salmon (Cooked)
  2. Skirt Steak
~ = missing data
  Amino Acids
Food # 1 2 Total
Weight (g) 85 85 170
Tryptophan (mg)
(%RDI)
242
(87%)
318
(114%)
560
(200%)
Threonine (mg)
(%RDI)
948
(90%)
1356
(129%)
2304
(219%)
Isoleucine (mg)
(%RDI)
996
(71%)
1343
(96%)
2339
(167%)
Leucine (mg)
(%RDI)
1757
(64%)
2503
(92%)
4260
(156%)
Lysine (mg)
(%RDI)
1986
(95%)
2809
(134%)
4795
(228%)
Methionine (mg)
(%RDI)
640
(88%)
769
(106%)
1409
(194%)
Cystine (mg)
(%RDI)
232
(81%)
293
(102%)
525
(183%)
Phenylalanine (mg)
(%RDI)
844
(96%)
1148
(131%)
1992
(228%)
Tyrosine (mg)
(%RDI)
730
(83%)
1087
(124%)
1817
(208%)
Valine (mg)
(%RDI)
1114
(61%)
1417
(78%)
2530
(139%)
Histidine (mg)
(%RDI)
637
(91%)
1099
(157%)
1736
(248%)
Arginine (mg) 1294
1954
3248
Alanine (mg) 1307
1722
3029
Aspartic acid (mg) 2214
2809
5024
Betaine (mg) ~
12
12
Glutamic acid (mg) 3227
4714
7942
Glycine (mg) 1038
1245
2283
Proline (mg) 764
1233
1998
Serine (mg) 882
1185
2067
Lysine to Arginine Ratio of All Selected Foods: 1.48
Data Source
Wild Atlantic Salmon (Cooked)
USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)
Skirt Steak
USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)
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