Tetramino

Food profile: Lettuce, green leaf, raw

Full name: Lettuce, green leaf, raw

Category: Vegetables

Efficiency: 0.52.

Amino Acid Score: 74.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in isoleucine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 15 kcal for 100 g.

36.3 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 11.8 16
leucine 58.1 59
methionine + cysteine 23.5 22
histidine 16.2 15
tryptophan 6.6 6
valine 51.5 39
lysine 61.8 45
threonine 43.4 23
isoleucine 61.8 30
phenylalanine + tyrosine 64.0 30

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