Fruitarian foods high in amino acid phenylalanine, per 100 g (~1/5 lb):
- Spirulina, dried - 2777 mg
- Soybeans - 2122 mg
- Pumpkin or squash seeds - 1642 mg
- Peanuts - 1427 mg
- Kidney beans - 1370 mg
- Lentils, sprouted - 442 mg
- Avocados - 260 mg
- Raisins - 140 mg
- Grapefruit - 53mg
Nutrient - a substance that provides essential nourishment for growth and the maintenance of life.
Foods are composed chiefly of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, water, vitamins, and minerals. Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and water represent virtually all the weight of food. Carbohydrates, fats, and proteins comprise 90% of the dry weight of foods.