Tetramino

Food profile: Oats

Full name: Oats

Category: Cereal Grains and Pasta

Efficiency: 0.61.

Amino Acid Score: 92.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

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

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 389 kcal for 100 g.

17.4 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 41.5 45
methionine 18.5 16
leucine 76.0 59
isoleucine 41.1 30
valine 55.5 39
threonine 34.0 23
histidine 24.0 15
methionine + cysteine 42.6 22
tryptophan 13.9 6
phenylalanine + tyrosine 86.9 30

Food pairs including this food

                                                                       
PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Seeds, sunflower seed kernels-Oats 0.610.93
Peas, green-Oats 0.760.31
Spices, poppy seed-Oats 0.750.82
Seeds, flaxseed-Oats 0.680.88
Oats-Rice, brown 0.610.92
Oats-Nuts, walnuts 0.610.88
Oats-Nuts, almonds 0.610.85
Oats-Milk, whole 0.850.44

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