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What are foods have arginine?

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Many foods are natural sources of low levels of arginine:

  • Nuts (like walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, peanuts, almonds, cashews, and Brazil nuts)
  • Seeds (like sesame and sunflower)
  • Oats, corn, cereals, buckwheat, brown rice
  • Dairy products
  • Meat and chicken
  • Chocolate

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site, “About Herbs: Arginine.”

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: “Herbs at a Glance: Arginine.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Arginine.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Arginine.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 12, 2018

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , third edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site, “About Herbs: Arginine.”

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: “Herbs at a Glance: Arginine.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Arginine.”

Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Arginine.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 12, 2018

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