2017 Best Sources of Leucine

2017 Best Sources of Leucine

Lately I’ve been crunching the numbers on a large number of common protein sources. ¬†Questions like “which common foods are highest in leucine?” are now are fairly easy to answer. ¬†Without further ado…

2017 Best Sources of Leucine List

Sourceg Leucine per 100g of Protein
Whey9.6165
Micellar Casein8.9184
Egg White Raw8.6446
Pinto Beans8.6010
Boiled Egg Whole8.5487
Tuna, White8.4288
Haddock8.4270
Black Beans8.4266
Pollock8.4240
Pacific Cod8.3880
Brown Rice8.2505
Tilapia8.2401
Turkey Breast8.1870
Ham8.1698
Ground Beef 93%8.0997
Chicken Breast7.9871
Tofu, Firm7.9286
Lentils7.8871
Tofu, Soft7.8586
Alaskan Halibut7.6940
Oatmeal7.6786
Salmon7.5724
Edamame7.2683
Quinoa7.1175
Chia Seeds7.0358
Buckwheat6.9443
Dry Roasted Almonds6.5287
Dry Roasted Peanuts6.4266
Hulled Hemp Seed6.2962
Broccoli5.8612
Russet Potato5.2149