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Q: foods high in argenine / lysine ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: foods high in argenine / lysine
Category: Health > Fitness and Nutrition
Asked by: timespacette-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 19 Oct 2004 08:01 PDT
Expires: 18 Nov 2004 07:01 PST
Question ID: 416964
I need to find a source, either online or in print, for extensive
tables listing different types of foods and showing their argenine and
lysine content. Hopefully it would show differences, such as whole
wheate v white bread, etc.
Subject: Re: foods high in argenine / lysine
Answered By: skermit-ga on 19 Oct 2004 08:56 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

I've found a pretty extensive list of foods which list the Argenine
and Lysine concentrations as well as the ratio of one to another.
Please don't be put off by the url, it's on a Herpes Nutrition

Thank you for your question!


Request for Answer Clarification by timespacette-ga on 22 Oct 2004 03:22 PDT
After the fact, here, I realize these lists are pretty limited. 
Aren't there any more extensive data lists that show info for foods as
basic as, say, carrots?   The USDA lists seem to be taken right from
the Betty Crocker cookbook (or product list)  . . .   I need info on
things like sunflower seeds, quinoa, etc.  more along the lines of
health foods.   If you can find this, I would really appreciate it.
timespacette-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
thanks to both answerer and commenter

Subject: Re: foods high in argenine / lysine
From: bestsearcher-ga on 19 Oct 2004 09:01 PDT
Hi timespacette-ga,

Here are links to three extensive tables showing the Arginine and
Lysine content for a variety of foods.

Ratio of Lysine to Arginine in Certain Foods, by James M. Scutero

Foods Ratio of Lysine to Arginine

Herpes Diet Information

Thanks for posting this interesting question.



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