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Lysine Food List (top 100)

Food Name Nutrient Density Energy Density Insulin Load
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted 3.1 1.50 27.5
Fish, haddock, cooked, dry heat 3.0 0.90 16.6
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 3.0 1.16 20.7
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 3.0 1.16 20.7
Fish, haddock, raw 3.0 0.74 13.5
Beef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.9 1.16 20.6
Beef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.9 1.16 20.6
Beef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled 2.9 1.49 25.9
Beef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted 2.8 1.57 27.3
Turkey, retail parts, breast, meat only, cooked, roasted 2.8 1.36 20.8
Beef, loin, top sirloin petite roast/filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.7 1.22 20.2
Beef, loin, top sirloin filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled 2.6 1.65 27.0
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 2.6 1.62 26.4
Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, cooked, rotisserie, original seasoning 2.6 1.37 17.7
Turkey, retail parts, breast, meat only, raw 2.5 1.14 16.5
Fish, halibut, Atlantic and Pacific, raw 2.5 0.91 14.9
Fish, halibut, Atlantic and Pacific, cooked, dry heat 2.5 1.11 18.1
Turkey, retail parts, wing, meat only, raw 2.5 1.12 15.9
Beef, loin, top sirloin petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted 2.4 1.65 25.8
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, raw 2.4 1.21 19.0
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, raw 2.4 1.21 19.0
Turkey, retail parts, breast, meat only, with added solution, cooked, roasted 2.4 1.30 19.5
Beef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, raw 2.4 1.21 18.8
Beef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, raw 2.4 1.21 18.8
Fish, cod, Pacific, raw (may have been previously frozen) 2.4 0.69 10.7
Beef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 2.4 1.55 24.0
Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, without salt, drained solids 2.4 1.16 18.2
Beef, ribeye petite roast/filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.4 1.25 19.2
Fish, cod, Pacific, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) 2.4 0.85 13.1
Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat 2.4 1.11 17.4
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted 2.4 1.62 25.0
Fish, rockfish, Pacific, mixed species, raw 2.4 0.90 13.5
Fish, pike, northern, raw 2.4 0.88 13.8
Fish, rockfish, Pacific, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 2.4 1.09 16.4
Fish, pike, northern, cooked, dry heat 2.4 1.13 17.6
Fish, ling, raw 2.4 0.87 13.6
Fish, cusk, raw 2.4 0.87 13.6
Fish, sunfish, pumpkin seed, cooked, dry heat 2.4 1.14 17.8
Fish, sunfish, pumpkin seed, raw 2.4 0.89 13.9
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, grilled 2.4 1.66 25.6
Fish, mahimahi, raw 2.3 0.85 13.2
Fish, mahimahi, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.09 17.0
Fish, haddock, smoked 2.3 1.16 18.0
Fish, cod, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.05 16.3
Fish, pollock, Alaska, raw (may have been previously frozen) 2.3 0.56 8.8
Fish, cusk, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.12 17.4
Beef, ribeye petite roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted 2.3 1.64 24.9
Fish, cod, Atlantic, raw 2.3 0.82 12.7
Fish, roughy, orange, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.05 16.2
Fish, cod, Atlantic, canned, solids and liquid 2.3 1.05 16.3
Beef, loin, top loin steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.3 1.35 20.5
Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids 2.3 0.86 13.3
Fish, cod, Atlantic, dried and salted 2.3 2.90 44.9
Fish, whitefish, mixed species, smoked 2.3 1.08 16.7
Beef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted 2.3 1.63 24.8
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled 2.3 1.58 24.0
Game meat, moose, cooked, roasted 2.3 1.34 16.4
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, grilled 2.3 1.62 25.0
Game meat, moose, raw 2.3 1.02 12.5
Fish, burbot, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.15 17.7
Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.30 20.0
Fish, burbot, raw 2.3 0.90 13.8
Fish, tuna, fresh, yellowfin, raw 2.3 1.09 16.7
Chicken, broiler or fryers, breast, skinless, boneless, meat only, cooked, braised 2.3 1.57 22.8
Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.32 20.2
Fish, tuna, fresh, skipjack, raw 2.3 1.03 15.7
Fish, roughy, orange, raw 2.3 0.76 11.8
Fish, perch, mixed species, raw 2.3 0.91 13.9
Fish, perch, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 2.3 1.17 17.8
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, cooked, roasted 2.3 1.57 23.8
Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, breast meat only 2.3 1.44 17.0
Beef, top loin petite roast/filet, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, raw 2.3 1.35 20.0
Chicken, broiler or fryers, breast, skinless, boneless, meat only, cooked, grilled 2.3 1.51 21.7
Fish, pollock, Alaska, cooked, dry heat (may have been previously frozen) 2.3 1.11 16.8
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, cooked, roasted 2.3 1.58 23.7
Fish, pollock, Atlantic, raw 2.2 0.92 13.9
Fish, pollock, Atlantic, cooked, dry heat 2.2 1.18 17.8
Beef, New Zealand, imported, chuck eye roll, separable lean only, raw 2.2 1.31 13.2
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.20 18.1
Fish, pout, ocean, raw 2.2 0.79 11.9
Fish, grouper, mixed species, raw 2.2 0.92 13.9
Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 2.2 1.18 17.8
Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.28 18.8
Whale, beluga, meat, dried (Alaska Native) 2.2 3.27 47.3
Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled 2.2 1.70 25.1
Fish, pout, ocean, cooked, dry heat 2.2 1.02 15.3
Game meat, elk, cooked, roasted 2.2 1.46 22.6
Beef, round, eye of round steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.20 17.9
Game meat, elk, raw 2.2 1.11 17.2
Beef, round, eye of round roast, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.20 17.9
Chicken, broiler or fryers, breast, skinless, boneless, meat only, with added solution, cooked, grilled 2.2 1.48 21.0
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.21 18.1
Fish, lingcod, raw 2.2 0.85 12.6
Fish, lingcod, cooked, dry heat 2.2 1.09 16.2
Seal, bearded (Oogruk), meat, dried (Alaska Native) 2.2 3.51 53.8
Beef, round, top round steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, raw 2.2 1.24 18.1
Beef, round, top round roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, choice, raw 2.2 1.24 18.1
Fish, sheepshead, cooked, dry heat 2.2 1.26 18.6
Crustaceans, crab, alaska king, raw 2.2 0.84 13.9
Beef, loin, tenderloin roast, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 0" fat, select, raw 2.2 1.35 19.5

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