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Top 100 Foods With Cystine - Care Omnia Nutrition

Cystine is a non-essential amino acid, that aids in protein synthesis.

Cystine can be obtained from foods and used as a dietary supplement.

Because cystine is a low cost amino acid, is it commonly used in many areas, even outside the food industry.

You find cystine-rich foods in:

  • Beef Products
  • Legumes and Legume Products
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Dairy and Egg Products
  • Lamb, Veal, and Game Products
  • Poultry Products
  • Finfish and Shellfish Products

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

Want to learn more about cystine?

Check out our article named: What Is Cystine & What Foods Can I Find It In?


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Ranked List Of 100 Foods With Cystine

Below you'll find a list of the top 100 foods that contain cystine. 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. Click on the rows with the symbol to show or hide the foods with 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 Cystine

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
1
(Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
2.2 g
626.5 mg
2
2.1 g
595.3 mg
3
(Powder, Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
2 g
578.3 mg
4
(Flakes, Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
1.9 g
541.5 mg
5
(Low Fat, Glandless, Seeds)
1.3 g
371.4 mg
6
(Partially Defatted, Glandless, Seeds)
1.3 g
365.7 mg
7
(Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
1.2 g
326 mg
8
Two foods with same rank.
1.1 g
303.3 mg
(Partially Defatted, Glandless, Seeds)
9
Two foods with same rank.
1.1 g
297.7 mg
10
(Low-Fat, Seeds)
1 g
286.3 mg
11
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
952 mg
269.9 mg
12
Two foods with same rank.
886 mg
251.2 mg
(Produced By Acid Wash)
(Produced By Alcohol Extraction)
13
(Roasted, Glandless, Seeds)
855 mg
242.4 mg
14
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
814 mg
230.8 mg
15
(Defatted)
757 mg
214.6 mg
16
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
727 mg
206.1 mg
17
(Defatted)
724 mg
205.3 mg
18
722 mg
204.7 mg
19
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
685 mg
194.2 mg
20
(Ground, Spices)
680 mg
192.8 mg

Figure 1. Foods with cystine rank 1 to 20


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Foods Ranked 21 - 40 With Cystine

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
21
(Dried & Salted Fish)
673 mg
190.8 mg
22
(Hulled, Seeds)
672 mg
190.5 mg
23
(Defatted)
669 mg
189.7 mg
24
Two foods with same rank.
663 mg
188 mg
(Koyadofu, Prepared With Calcium Sulfate)
25
662 mg
187.7 mg
26
(Mature Seeds)
655 mg
185.7 mg
27
(Mature Seeds)
638 mg
180.9 mg
28
627 mg
177.8 mg
29
(High-Fat, Seeds)
621 mg
176.1 mg
30
588 mg
166.7 mg
31
Two foods with same rank.
576 mg
163.3 mg
(Plain, Cereals Ready-To-Eat)
32
Two foods with same rank.
567 mg
160.7 mg
(Mature Seeds, No Salt Added)
(Mature Seeds, Salted)
33
561 mg
159 mg
34
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
557 mg
157.9 mg
35
(Full-Fat)
556 mg
157.6 mg
36
(Mature Seeds)
545 mg
154.5 mg
37
(Protein-Fortified, Dry, Enriched, N x 6.25)
540 mg
153.1 mg
38
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
530 mg
150.3 mg
39
(Plain)
529 mg
150 mg
40
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
526 mg
149.1 mg

Figure 2. Foods with cystine rank 21 to 40


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Foods Ranked 41 - 60 With Cystine

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
41
(Barbecue-Flavor)
514 mg
145.7 mg
42
Two foods with same rank.
500 mg
141.7 mg
(Fish, Alaska Native)
(Baker's, Active Dry, Leavening Agents)
43
(Mixed Species, Fish)
499 mg
141.5 mg
44
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
491 mg
139.2 mg
45
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
490 mg
138.9 mg
46
(Dried, Nuts)
484 mg
137.2 mg
47
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
479 mg
135.8 mg
48
(Large Deep Dish Crust)
473 mg
134.1 mg
49
(Variety Meats & By-Products)
471 mg
133.5 mg
50
(Large Deep Dish Crust)
463 mg
131.3 mg
51
(Dried, Nuts)
462 mg
131 mg
52
Two foods with same rank.
460 mg
130.4 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: All, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Alaska Native)
53
(Crude)
458 mg
129.8 mg
54
(Not Fortified, Dry, Cereals)
455 mg
129 mg
55
Two foods with same rank.
451 mg
127.9 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
56
449 mg
127.3 mg
57
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
448 mg
127 mg
58
Two foods with same rank.
447 mg
126.7 mg
(Beef, Grade: All, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
59
(Mature Seeds)
446 mg
126.4 mg
60
Two foods with same rank.
445 mg
126.2 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)

Figure 3. Foods with cystine rank 41 to 60


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Foods Ranked 61 - 75 With Cystine

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
61
Two foods with same rank.
444 mg
125.9 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Select, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Oogruk, Meat, Alaska Native)
62
(Beef Round, Grade: All, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
443 mg
125.6 mg
63
Two foods with same rank.
442 mg
125.3 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
(Young Duckling, Bone In, Meat Only, Cooked Without Skin, Domesticated Duck)
64
Two foods with same rank.
440 mg
124.7 mg
(Dried, Decorticated, Seeds)
65
(Beef Round, Grade: All, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
439 mg
124.5 mg
66
Two foods with same rank.
438 mg
124.2 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
67
Two foods with same rank.
437 mg
123.9 mg
(Beef, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
68
Two foods with same rank.
436 mg
123.6 mg
(Meat Only, New Zealand Imported)
69
(Fortified, Plain, Dry, Cereals)
435 mg
123.3 mg
70
Three foods with same rank.
433 mg
122.8 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: All, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Select, Meat & Fat, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Low Fat)
71
Two foods with same rank.
431 mg
122.2 mg
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
72
Two foods with same rank.
429 mg
121.6 mg
(Beef, Grade: All, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
73
Four foods with same rank.
428 mg
121.3 mg
(Beef, Grade: All, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
(Beef, Grade: Select, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
(Meat Only, Chicken)
74
Two foods with same rank.
427 mg
121.1 mg
(Beef Round, Grade: Choice, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
75
(Mollusks, Mixed Species, Moist Heat)
426 mg
120.8 mg

Figure 4. Foods with cystine rank 61 to 75


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Foods In Different Categories With Cystine

The food categories below have foods that contain cystine.

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Food Categories
American Indian/Alaska Native Foods
Baby Foods
Baked Products
Beef Products
Beverages
Breakfast Cereals
Candy, Sweets or Lollies
Cereal Grains and Pasta
Dairy and Egg Products
Dressings and Condiments
Fast Foods
Finfish and Shellfish Products
Fruits and Berries
Lamb, Veal, and Game Products
Legumes and Legume Products
Meals, Entrees, and Side Dishes
Nuts and Seeds
Pork Products
Poultry Products
Restaurant Foods
Sauces and Gravies
Sausages and Luncheon Meats
Snacks
Soups, Broths, and Stews
Spices and Herbs
Vegetables and Vegetable Products

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Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.