Amino Acid Breakfast Cereal FAO/WHO
Phenylalanine + Tyrosine 0.71 0.63
Leucine 0.66 0.66
Glycine 0.32  
Isoleucine 0.36 0.28
Arginine 0.58  
Alanine 0.41  
Tryptophan 0.11 0.11
Methionine + Cystine 0.28 0.25
Valine 0.49 0.35
Proline 0.36  
Serine 0.37  
Threonine 0.29 0.34
Histidine 0.15 0.19
Lysine 0.23 0.58
Taurine <0.10  
Total amino acids 7.34  
Table 2: Amino acid profiles of the breakfast cereal (g. 100 g–1) and FAO/WHO [21] essential amino acid recommendation