The chart below shows the essential and nonessential amino acids content of mashed potatoes (milk and butter added).
|Amino acids||Percent Daily Value (DV) per 100 g|
|Aspartic acid||0.374 g||3.1%|
|Glutamic acid||0.329 g||2.4%|
A branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) is a complex of three essential amino acids leucine (0.123 g), isoleucine (0.082 g) and valine (0.107 g). Mashed potatoes (milk and butter added) contain 0.312 grams of BCAAs per every 100 grams.
Creatine can be synthesized in the body from the three common amino acids glycine (0.052 g), arginine (0.075 g) and methionine (0.033 g). Mashed potatoes (milk and butter added) contain 0.16 grams of these amino acids per every 100 grams.