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Hemp Protein Amino Acid Profile

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Hemp is a common ingredient in many vegan protein powders. The following chart shows a typical hemp protein’s amino acid profile. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to their names. This graph was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again marked with an asterisk (*).   % of...

Whey Protein Amino Acid Profile

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Although not vegan, I noticed it was a bit of pain to find a simple amino acid profile when researching similar for plant proteins. So I put together this page, plus it’s nice to compare whey to other protein sources. The graph below was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool, it shows a typical amino acid profile for whey. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to...

Spirulina Amino Acid Profile

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I’ve plotted a typical spirulina amino acid profile below, the essential amino acids have a star beside them (*). This plot was created with our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) In case it’s a bit tough to see the names, here’s the data in table form instead.   % of total amino acids Alanine 7.9 Arginine 7.3 Aspartic Acid 10.1 Cystine 1.2 Glutamic Acid 14.7 Glycine 5.4...

Soy Protein Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a typical soy protein amino acid profile. There’s a little asterisk next to the names of essential amino acids. (Data Source) This graph was made with our amino acid profile comparison tool. It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again marked with an asterisk (*).   % of total amino acids Alanine 4.5 Arginine 6.1 Aspartic Acid 13.1...

Pea Protein Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a the typical amino acid profile of pea protein. Essential amino acids have a little asterisk next to their names. This graph was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source) It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again marked with an asterisk (*).   % of total amino acids Alanine 4.3 Arginine 8.6 Aspartic Acid...

Quinoa Amino Acid Profile

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The following graph shows a typical quinoa amino acid profile. The essential amino acids are marked with a small asterisk next to their names. This chart was generated using our amino acid profile comparison tool. (Data Source, 2) It might be easier to read in table form. Essential amino acids are again marked with an asterisk (*).   % of total amino acids Alanine 4.6 Arginine 10.4 Aspartic...