Food Glutamate Content

To help manage glutamate toxicity, limit glutamate intake to less than 5 grams per meal. Calculate the total amount of glutamate for each meal by looking up the glutamate content of food items consumed.

The following data tables of foods and their glutamate content are available for download:


A short list for common foods:
A more comprehensive list from the USDA National Nutrient Database:


A short list for common foods is shown below:




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