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Table 1 Essential amino acids profile of a complete protein in comparison to whey protein isolate and rice protein isolate used in this study (Eurofins Analytical Laboratories, Metairie, LA)

From: The effects of 8 weeks of whey or rice protein supplementation on body composition and exercise performance

Essential amino acid [mg/g of protein] Complete protein Whey protein isolate Rice protein isolate
Tryptophan 7 22 14
Threonine 27 76 35
Isoleucine 25 70 41
Leucine 55 115 80
Lysine 51 101 31
Methionine + Cystine 25 48 49
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 47 64 101
Valine 32 64 58
Histidine 18 18 22