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Top 100 Foods With Betaine - Care Omnia Nutrition

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Beets contain betaine

Betaine is found in microorganisms, plants, and animals and is a significant component of many foods.

Betaine is needed for improving your overall nutritional status.

You find betaine-rich foods in:

You can find a more detailed list of foods that contain betaine below.

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Ranked List Of 100 Foods With Betaine

Below you'll find a list of the top 100 foods that contain betaine. It's ranked from the food with the most amount to the food with the least amount.

For ease of use, we've grouped together all foods that share the same rank.

By clicking on a food you'll get a list of all the nutrient content of that food.

Foods Ranked 1 - 20 With Betaine

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RankFoods with Betaineper 100gper Oz
1630 mg178.6 mg
2Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values594 mg168.4 mg
(Italian Restaurant)
3591 mg167.5 mg
4
(Italian Restaurant)
546 mg154.8 mg
5501 mg142 mg
6475 mg134.7 mg
7
(No Meat, Italian Restaurant)
472 mg133.8 mg
8469 mg133 mg
9
(Northern Plains Indians)
332 mg94.1 mg
10
(Drained Solids)
256 mg72.6 mg
11
(Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
248 mg70.3 mg
12
(Regular Pack, Solids & Liquids)
228 mg64.6 mg
13
(No Salt Added, Solids & Liquids)
220 mg62.4 mg
14
(Original Big Biscuit, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
158 mg44.8 mg
15146 mg41.4 mg
16
(Dry, Enriched)
142 mg40.3 mg
17
(With Oats, Wheat, Honey, & Raisins, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
135 mg38.3 mg
18Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values132 mg37.4 mg
(Dry, Enriched)
(Unenriched)
19129 mg36.6 mg
20
(Commercially Prepared)
126 mg35.7 mg
fig 1. Foods with betaine rank 1 to 20

Foods Ranked 21 - 40 With Betaine

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RankFoods with Betaineper 100gper Oz
21Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values124 mg35.2 mg
(Fish, Alaska Native)
22121 mg34.3 mg
23
(Chopped Or Leaf, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)
117 mg33.2 mg
24113 mg32 mg
25Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values112 mg31.8 mg
(With Salt, Drained, Chopped Or Leaf)
(Without Salt, Drained, Chopped Or Leaf)
26103 mg29.2 mg
27
(Commercially Prepared, Includes Soft Bread Crumbs)
102 mg28.9 mg
28
(With Tartar Sauce & Cheese)
98.2 mg27.8 mg
29
(With Ca Prop, Enriched, Plain, Includes Sourdough)
96.7 mg27.4 mg
30Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values89 mg25.2 mg
(With Salt, Drained)
(Without Salt, Drained)
31
(Fish, Alaska Native)
88.3 mg25 mg
3285.2 mg24.2 mg
3383.4 mg23.6 mg
34
(Regular Pack, Drained Solids)
83.2 mg23.6 mg
35
(Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)
72.8 mg20.6 mg
36
(All-Purpose, Enriched, Bleached)
70.3 mg19.9 mg
37Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values68 mg19.3 mg
(Without Added Salt, Enriched)
(Without Added Salt, Unenriched)
3867.6 mg19.2 mg
3965.5 mg18.6 mg
40
(Cake-Type, Plain, Includes Unsugared, Old-Fashioned)
63.4 mg18 mg
fig 2. Foods with betaine rank 21 to 40

Foods Ranked 41 - 60 With Betaine

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RankFoods with Betaineper 100gper Oz
41
(Includes Oyster, Soda, Soup, Crackers)
62.7 mg17.8 mg
42Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values60.9 mg17.3 mg
(Oogruk, Meat, In Oil, Alaska Native)
(Salted)
43
(Includes Sourdough)
58.6 mg16.6 mg
44
(Crackers, Low Salt, Includes Oyster, Soda, Soup)
55.3 mg15.7 mg
4553 mg15 mg
46
(Hard, Plain, Salted)
50 mg14.2 mg
47
(Regular, Standard Snack-Type)
48 mg13.6 mg
48
(Prepared From Recipe Without Frosting)
47.7 mg13.5 mg
49
(Dry Mix, Complete, Includes Buttermilk)
45.6 mg12.9 mg
50
(Ready-To-Bake Or -Fry, Shelf Stable)
45.4 mg12.9 mg
51
(Canned Entree)
43.2 mg12.2 mg
5242.8 mg12.1 mg
53
(Standard-Type, Ready-To-Bake, Enriched)
42 mg11.9 mg
5439.7 mg11.3 mg
5539.1 mg11.1 mg
56
(Cookie-Type, Graham Cracker, Ready Crust)
38.8 mg11 mg
57
(Made From Soy & Wheat, Shoyu, Low Sodium)
38.6 mg10.9 mg
58Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values38.2 mg10.8 mg
59Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values36.4 mg10.3 mg
(Breaded, Par Fried, Heated In Oven)
(Creme-Filled, Chocolate With Frosting)
60
(Includes Buttermilk, Ready-To-Heat)
36.3 mg10.3 mg
fig 3. Foods with betaine rank 41 to 60

Foods Ranked 61 - 80 With Betaine

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RankFoods with Betaineper 100gper Oz
6135.5 mg10.1 mg
6235.4 mg10 mg
63
(New England, Ready-To-Serve)
34.9 mg9.9 mg
64Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values34.6 mg9.8 mg
(With Salt, Baked In Skin, Flesh)
(Without Salt, Baked In Skin, Flesh)
6534 mg9.6 mg
66Two foods with the same rank/nutrient values33.9 mg9.6 mg
67
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
33.1 mg9.4 mg
68
(Beef, Grade: Choice, America's Beef Roast, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
32.6 mg9.2 mg
69
(Partially Debranned)
30.7 mg8.7 mg
7030.2 mg8.6 mg
71
(Beef, Grade: All, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
30 mg8.5 mg
7229.9 mg8.5 mg
73
(Made From Soy & Wheat, Shoyu)
29.8 mg8.4 mg
74Three foods with the same rank/nutrient values29.3 mg8.3 mg
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Boneless, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Choice, America's Beef Roast, Boneless, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
75
(Top Round, Leg, Cap Off, Boneless)
29.2 mg8.3 mg
76
(Beef, Grade: Choice, America's Beef Roast, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
29.1 mg8.2 mg
77
(Spices)
28.8 mg8.2 mg
78
(Top Round, Leg, Cap Off, Boneless)
28.4 mg8.1 mg
79
(Chinese Restaurant)
28 mg7.9 mg
80Three foods with the same rank/nutrient values27.8 mg7.9 mg
(Cheese Topping, Regular Crust, Pizza Chain, Fast Food)
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: All, America's Beef Roast, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
fig 4. Foods with betaine rank 61 to 80

Foods Ranked 81 - 83 With Betaine

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RankFoods with Betaineper 100gper Oz
81
(Beef, Grade: All, America's Beef Roast, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
27.6 mg7.8 mg
8227.4 mg7.8 mg
83Three foods with the same rank/nutrient values26.9 mg7.6 mg
(Cheese Topping, Stuffed Crust, Pizza Chain, Fast Food)
(Osso Buco, Meat Only)
fig 5. Foods with betaine rank 81 to 83

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Foods In Different Categories With Betaine

The food categories below have foods that contain betaine.

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Food CategoriesNumber of foods
in category
American Indian/Alaska Native Foods27
Baby Foods37
Baked Products40
Beef Products636
Beverages25
Breakfast Cereals18
Candy, Sweets or Lollies21
Cereal Grains and Pasta31
Dairy and Egg Products51
Fast Foods59
Finfish and Shellfish Products11
Fruits and Berries34
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products84
Legumes and Legume Products36
Meals, Entrees, and Side Dishes21
Nuts and Seeds22
Pork Products266
Poultry Products209
Restaurant Foods36
Sausages and Luncheon Meats88
Snacks34
Soups, Broths, and Stews14
Spices and Herbs16
Vegetables and Vegetable Products194
fig 6. Food categories with foods that contain Betaine

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