Lobster Nutrition Label

Lobster Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 83kcal (349 kj)
17%
Carbohydrates 0.00g
0%
Sugars 0.00g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.00g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.00g
Protein 18.80g
15%
Fat 0.79g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.30g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.22g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.18g
Cholesterol (gc) 95.00mg
Sterols -
Iron 0.30mg
2%
Vitamin d 0.05ug
0%
Calcium 48.00mg
5%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 296.00mg
20%
Iodine -
0%
Copper 1.66mg
0%
Salt 754.21mg
33%
Selenium 41.40ug
75%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 1.47mg
10%
Zinc 3.02mg
38%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.93ug
39%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 21.00ug
3%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.01mg
1%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.05mg
4%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.06mg
5%
Manganese 0.06mg
3%
Magnesium 27.00mg
9%
Potassium 275.00mg
12%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 144.00mg
21%
Vitamin k -
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 5.05mg
36%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 9.10ug
2%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 78.21g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Lobster

What is lobster?

Lobster is a type of shellfish that is considered a culinary delicacy in many parts of the world. It is known for its sweet, rich meat and is often enjoyed boiled, steamed, grilled, or in various dishes such as lobster bisque or lobster rolls.

What are the health benefits of lobster?

Lobster is a good source of high-quality protein, and it also contains vitamins and minerals such as zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamin B12. Additionally, lobster is low in fat and carbohydrates, making it a good option for those looking to maintain a balanced diet.

What are the health risks associated with consuming lobster?

Lobster is a nutritious food but individuals with shellfish allergies should exercise caution as lobster can trigger allergic reactions. Additionally, consuming lobster in high quantities may contribute to elevated cholesterol levels due to its high cholesterol content. It's important to enjoy lobster in moderation and consult with a healthcare professional if you have any specific health concerns.

How much lobster should I eat per day?

It is recommended to consume no more than 6 ounces of lobster per day to ensure a balanced and varied diet. While lobster is a good source of protein and essential nutrients, it is also high in cholesterol, so moderation is key to maintaining overall health.

Are there any common allergens in lobster?

Lobster is a common allergen and can cause allergic reactions in some individuals. If you have a known shellfish allergy, it's important to avoid consuming lobster and other shellfish to prevent an allergic reaction.

Lobster Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Lobster

Fat 9%
Carbohydrates 0%
Protein 91%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Lobster. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 3%
Histidine 3%
Tyrosine 4%
Serine 4%
Threonine 4%
Phenylalanine 4%
Isoleucine 5%
Proline 5%
Valine 5%
Alanine 5%
Glycine 7%
Leucine 7%
Lysine 8%
Arginine 10%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 15%

Component Breakdown for Lobster

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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