Food profile: Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels, roasted

Full name: Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels, roasted, without salt

Category: Nuts

Efficiency: 0.60.

Amino Acid Score: 91.

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: 574 kcal for 100 g.

20.8 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 40.9 45
methionine 19.9 16
valine 52.2 39
leucine 80.0 59
methionine + cysteine 30.9 22
isoleucine 42.4 30
threonine 33.0 23
histidine 25.8 15
phenylalanine + tyrosine 93.5 30
tryptophan 19.1 6

Food pairs including this food

PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.730.55

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