Tetramino

Food profile: Asparagus, cooked, boiled, with salt

Full name: Asparagus, cooked, boiled, drained, with salt

Category: Vegetables

Efficiency: 0.69.

Amino Acid Score: 89.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

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

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 22 kcal for 100 g.

43.6 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 14.2 16
leucine 58.3 59
lysine 47.1 45
isoleucine 34.2 30
methionine + cysteine 28.3 22
valine 52.1 39
histidine 22.1 15
threonine 38.3 23
phenylalanine + tyrosine 57.9 30
tryptophan 12.1 6

Food pairs including this food

               
PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Amaranth grain, uncooked-Asparagus, cooked 0.730.90

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