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Top 100 Foods With Glutamic Acid - Care Omnia Nutrition

Glutamic acid is a non-essential amino acid.

Glutamic acid is often used as a food additive and flavor enhancer in the form of monosodium glutamate, MSG.

You can find glutamic acid in food sources like:

  • Dairy and Egg Products
  • Legumes and Legume Products
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Fast Foods
  • Beef Products
  • American Indian/Alaska Native Foods
  • Candy, Sweets or Lollies

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

Want to learn more about glutamic acid?

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


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Ranked List Of 100 Foods With Glutamic Acid

Below you'll find a list of the top 100 foods that contain glutamic acid. 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 Glutamic Acid

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
1
Two foods with same rank.
17.5 g
5 g
2
(Low Fat, Glandless, Seeds)
12.5 g
3.5 g
3
(Partially Defatted, Glandless, Seeds)
12.3 g
3.5 g
4
Two foods with same rank.
12 g
3.4 g
(Produced By Acid Wash)
(Produced By Alcohol Extraction)
5
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
11.8 g
3.3 g
6
(Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
11.7 g
3.3 g
7
(Powder, Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
11.5 g
3.3 g
8
(Low-Fat, Seeds)
11.2 g
3.2 g
9
(Oogruk, Meat, Alaska Native)
11 g
3.1 g
10
(Defatted)
10.9 g
3.1 g
11
Two foods with same rank.
10.8 g
3.1 g
12
(Flakes, Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
10.7 g
3 g
13
(Partially Defatted, Glandless, Seeds)
10.3 g
2.9 g
14
9.6 g
2.7 g
15
(Shredded)
9.5 g
2.7 g
16
(Dried & Salted Fish)
9.4 g
2.7 g
17
(Defatted)
9.1 g
2.6 g
18
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
9 g
2.5 g
19
8.8 g
2.5 g
20
(Defatted)
8.7 g
2.5 g

Figure 1. Foods with glutamic acid rank 1 to 20


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Foods Ranked 21 - 40 With Glutamic Acid

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
21
(Mature Seeds)
8.7 g
2.5 g
22
8.7 g
2.5 g
23
8.4 g
2.4 g
24
(Oogruk, Meat, Alaska Native)
8.3 g
2.4 g
25
Two foods with same rank.
8.3 g
2.4 g
(Koyadofu, Prepared With Calcium Sulfate)
26
8.2 g
2.3 g
27
(Roasted, Glandless, Seeds)
8.2 g
2.3 g
28
(Partially Defatted, Seeds)
8.1 g
2.3 g
29
(Fish, Alaska Native)
8.1 g
2.3 g
30
(Mature Seeds)
7.9 g
2.2 g
31
(Mature Seeds)
7.7 g
2.2 g
32
(Plain)
7.6 g
2.2 g
33
Two foods with same rank.
7.6 g
2.1 g
(With Added Vitamin A & Vitamin D, Regular, Dry)
(Without Added Vitamin A & Vitamin D, Regular, Dry)
34
(Dry, Calcium Reduced)
7.4 g
2.1 g
35
Two foods with same rank.
7.4 g
2.1 g
(With Added Vitamin A & Vitamin D, Dry)
(Without Added Vitamin A & Vitamin D, Dry)
36
(Mollusks, Unspecified, Moist Heat)
7.3 g
2.1 g
37
Two foods with same rank.
7.3 g
2.1 g
(Barbecue-Flavor)
38
(Dry Grated, Reduced Fat)
7.3 g
2.1 g
40
(Low Fat)
7.1 g
2 g

Figure 2. Foods with glutamic acid rank 21 to 40


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Foods Ranked 41 - 60 With Glutamic Acid

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
41
(High-Fat, Seeds)
6.9 g
1.9 g
42
(Protein-Fortified, Dry, Enriched, N x 6.25)
6.8 g
1.9 g
43
Two foods with same rank.
6.8 g
1.9 g
(Mature Seeds, No Salt Added)
(Mature Seeds, Salted)
44
(Full-Fat)
6.8 g
1.9 g
45
(Mild, Meat Only, Skin & Breading Removed)
6.8 g
1.9 g
46
(Mild, Meat Only, Skin & Breading Removed)
6.8 g
1.9 g
47
6.7 g
1.9 g
48
Two foods with same rank.
6.7 g
1.9 g
(Wing, Meat Only, Skin & Breading Removed)
(Original Recipe, Wing, Skin & Breading Removed, Meat Only)
49
(Alaska Native)
6.7 g
1.9 g
50
(Baker's, Active Dry, Leavening Agents)
6.5 g
1.8 g
51
6.4 g
1.8 g
52
6.4 g
1.8 g
53
(Breast, Skin & Breading Removed, Meat Only)
6.4 g
1.8 g
54
Two foods with same rank.
6.3 g
1.8 g
(With Aspartame, Dry Mix, Reduced Calorie, Added Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Vitamin C)
(With Aspartame, Dry Mix, Reduced Calorie, No Added Sodium)
55
(Original Recipe, Breast, Skin & Breading Removed, Meat Only)
6.3 g
1.8 g
56
(Hulled, Seeds)
6.3 g
1.8 g
57
Two foods with same rank.
6.2 g
1.8 g
(Cheese, Reduced Fat)
(Cheese)
58
(Nuts)
6.2 g
1.8 g
59
(Mild, Meat Only, Skin & Breading Removed)
6.2 g
1.8 g
60
6.2 g
1.8 g

Figure 3. Foods with glutamic acid rank 41 to 60


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Foods Ranked 61 - 79 With Glutamic Acid

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RankFoodper 100gper Oz
61
(Cheese)
6.2 g
1.7 g
62
Four foods with same rank.
6.2 g
1.7 g
(Dry Roasted, With Salt Added, Nuts)
(Dry Roasted, Without Salt Added, Nuts)
(Cheese)
(Original Recipe, Drumstick, Skin & Breading Removed, Meat Only)
63
Two foods with same rank.
6.1 g
1.7 g
(Stabilized, Glucose Reduced)
(Cheese)
64
Two foods with same rank.
6.1 g
1.7 g
(Roasted, With Salt Added, Seeds)
(Roasted, Without Salt, Seeds)
65
(Dried, Nuts)
6.1 g
1.7 g
66
Two foods with same rank.
6.1 g
1.7 g
(Drumstick, Skin & Breading Removed, Meat Only)
(Beef Round, Grade: Select, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
67
(Beef Round, Grade: Select, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
6 g
1.7 g
68
(Cheese)
6 g
1.7 g
69
(Cheese)
6 g
1.7 g
70
Two foods with same rank.
6 g
1.7 g
(Beef Loin, Grade: Select, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
71
(Beef Inside Skirt, Grade: Select, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
5.9 g
1.7 g
72
Two foods with same rank.
5.9 g
1.7 g
(With Salt Added, Plain, Nuts)
(Without Salt Added, Plain, Nuts)
73
Two foods with same rank.
5.9 g
1.7 g
74
(Beef Round, Grade: All, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
5.8 g
1.7 g
75
Two foods with same rank.
5.8 g
1.6 g
(Top Round, Meat Only)
76
(Beef, Grade: Select, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
5.8 g
1.6 g
77
(Beef Loin, Grade: Select, Lip-On, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 1/8" Fat)
5.7 g
1.6 g
78
(Beef Loin, Grade: Select, Lip Off, Boneless, Meat Only, Trimmed To 0" Fat)
5.7 g
1.6 g
79
(Top Round, Meat & Fat)
5.7 g
1.6 g

Figure 4. Foods with glutamic acid rank 61 to 79


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Foods In Different Categories With Glutamic Acid

The food categories below have foods that contain glutamic acid.

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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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co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator




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Niemelä

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.