Table 4: Top 20 fish types highest in arginine content.

Rank Fish Arginine content (g/100 grams edible portion
1 Fish, cod, Atlantic, dried and salted 3.76
2 Fish, whitefish, dried (Alaska Native) 3.61
3 Fish, salmon, red, (sockeye), canned, smoked (Alaska Native) 2.01
4 Fish, sturgeon, mixed species, smoked 1.87
5 Fish, tuna, yellowfin, fresh, cooked, dry heat 1.79
6 Fish, tuna, fresh, bluefin, cooked, dry heat 1.79
7 Fish, yellowtail, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.78
8 Fish, tuna, light, canned in oil, drained solids 1.74
9 Fish, tuna, light, canned in oil, without salt, drained solids 1.74
10 Fish, anchovy, european, canned in oil, drained solids 1.73
11 Fish, tuna, skipjack, fresh, cooked, dry heat 1.69
12 Fish, salmon, red, canned, bones removed (Alaska Native) 1.64
13 Fish, roe, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.64
14 Fish, salmon, coho, wild, cooked, moist heat 1.64
15 Fish, salmon, sockeye, cooked, dry heat 1.63
16 Fish, halibut, Atlantic and Pacific, cooked, dry heat 1.60
17 Fish, trout, mixed species, cooked, dry heat 1.59
18 Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 1.59
19 Fish, tilapia, cooked, dry heat 1.59
20 Fish, tuna, white, canned in oil, drained solids 1.59


Table 5: Top 10 breakfast cereals highest in arginine content.

Rank Breakfast cereal Arginine content (g/100 grams edible portion)
1 Cereals ready-to-eat, wheat germ, toasted, plain 2.35
2 Cereals ready-to-eat, granola, homemade 1.37
3 Cereals, oats, regular and quick and instant, not fortified, dry 0.85
4 Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, dry 0.84
5 Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CHEERIOS 0.76
6 Cereals ready-to-eat, Ralston TASTEEOS 0.76
7 Cereals ready-to-eat, wheat, puffed, fortified 0.71
8 Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN Original 0.61
9 Cereals ready-to-eat, Ralston Crispy Rice 0.54
10 Cereals ready-to-eat, rice, puffed, fortified 0.52

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