Tetramino

Food profile: Seeds, chia seeds, dried

Full name: Seeds, chia seeds, dried

Category: Nuts

Efficiency: 0.71.

Amino Acid Score: > 100 (130).

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in lysine and rich in tryptophan.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 486 kcal for 100 g.

13.6 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)
lysine 58.6 45
leucine 82.9 59
valine 57.4 39
isoleucine 48.4 30
threonine 42.9 23
histidine 32.1 15
methionine 35.6 16
methionine + cysteine 60.2 22
phenylalanine + tyrosine 95.5 30
tryptophan 26.4 6

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