Amino Acids in Short-grain white rice
The chart below shows the essential and nonessential amino acids content of short-grain white rice.
|Amino acids||Percent Daily Value (DV) per 100 g|
|Aspartic acid||0.222 g||1.8%|
|Glutamic acid||0.460 g||3.4%|
A branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) is a complex of three essential amino acids leucine (0.195 g), isoleucine (0.102 g) and valine (0.144 g). Short-grain white rice contains 0.441 grams of BCAAs per every 100 grams.
Creatine can be synthesized in the body from the three common amino acids glycine (0.108 g), arginine (0.197 g) and methionine (0.056 g). Short-grain white rice contains 0.361 grams of these amino acids per every 100 grams.