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10 Foods With Ergothionine - Care Omnia Nutrition

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White Mushrooms contain ergothionine

Ergothioneine is a unique naturally occurring amino acid.

It is an unusual thio-histidine betaine amino acid that has potent antioxidant activities.

Mushrooms are, by far, the leading dietary source.

You can find ergothioneine in food sources like:

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

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Ranked List Of 10 Foods With Ergothionine

Below you'll find a list of the top 10 foods that contain ergothionine. It's ranked from the food with the most amount to the food with the least amount.

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

10 Foods Ranked 1 - 10 With Ergothionine

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

RankFoods with Ergothionineper 100gper Oz
125.8 mg7.3 mg
23.6 mg6.7 mg
17.2 mg4.9 mg
414 mg4 mg
511.1 mg3.1 mg
5.4 mg1.5 mg
74.3 mg1.2 mg
82.3 mg660.5 µg
92.3 mg637.9 µg
(Brown, Italian, Or Crimini)
1.3 mg354.4 µg
fig 1. Foods with ergothionine rank 1 to 10

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Foods In Different Categories With Ergothionine

The food categories below have foods that contain ergothionine.

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Food CategoriesNumber of foods
in category
Vegetables and Vegetable Products10
fig 2. Food categories with foods that contain Ergothionine

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