Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.
Protein Quality Score: 100%†
Limiting Amino Acid: Leucine
Some foods that are a good source of Leucine include soy, hemp, meat, nuts, fish, and legumes.
100g of Nuts, formulated, wheat-based, all flavors except macadamia, without salt contains 13.1g of protein, which is about the same as
0.5 chicken breasts, or
0.9 cups (255g) of black beans.
† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables
Profile of Carbohydrates in Item
Fraction of Carbs by Type
* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.