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Ling fish vs. Lobster — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ling fish and Lobster?

  • Ling fish is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, while Lobster is higher in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Lobster's daily need coverage for Copper is 157% higher.
  • Lobster has 14 times less Vitamin B2 than Ling fish. Ling fish has 0.231mg of Vitamin B2, while Lobster has 0.017mg.
  • Ling fish is lower in Sodium.

We used Fish, ling, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +186.2%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +111.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +305%
Contains more Copper +999.3%
Contains more Manganese +71.1%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 32% 58% 109% 43% 23% 28% 47% 5% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 11% 31% 80% 21% 64% 111% 517% 9% 399%
Contains more Iron +186.2%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Potassium +111.3%
Contains less Sodium -64.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.2%
Contains more Zinc +305%
Contains more Copper +999.3%
Contains more Manganese +71.1%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +2775%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.8%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 32% 54% 53% 23% 81% 6% 82% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 20% 0% 0% 6% 4% 35% 101% 28% 9% 179% 45% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2775%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +452.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1258.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +351.8%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +28.2%
Contains more Other +113.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.86
Equal in Water - 78.11
24% 74%
Protein: 24.35 g
Fats: 0.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.88 g
Other: 0.95 g
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
Contains more Protein +28.2%
Contains more Other +113.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.86
Equal in Water - 78.11

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ling fish Lobster
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ling fish Lobster Opinion
Protein 24.35g 19g Ling fish
Fats 0.82g 0.86g Lobster
Calories 111kcal 89kcal Ling fish
Calcium 44mg 96mg Lobster
Iron 0.83mg 0.29mg Ling fish
Magnesium 81mg 43mg Ling fish
Phosphorus 254mg 185mg Ling fish
Potassium 486mg 230mg Ling fish
Sodium 173mg 486mg Ling fish
Zinc 1mg 4.05mg Lobster
Copper 0.141mg 1.55mg Lobster
Manganese 0.038mg 0.065mg Lobster
Selenium 46.8µg 73.1µg Lobster
Vitamin A 115IU 4IU Ling fish
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 1µg Ling fish
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin B1 0.127mg 0.023mg Ling fish
Vitamin B2 0.231mg 0.017mg Ling fish
Vitamin B3 2.801mg 1.83mg Ling fish
Vitamin B5 0.369mg 1.667mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.351mg 0.119mg Ling fish
Folate 8µg 11µg Lobster
Vitamin B12 0.65µg 1.43µg Lobster
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.248mg Ling fish
Threonine 1.067mg 0.753mg Ling fish
Isoleucine 1.122mg 0.832mg Ling fish
Leucine 1.979mg 1.376mg Ling fish
Lysine 2.236mg 1.426mg Ling fish
Methionine 0.721mg 0.475mg Ling fish
Phenylalanine 0.95mg 0.782mg Ling fish
Valine 1.254mg 0.852mg Ling fish
Histidine 0.717mg 0.475mg Ling fish
Cholesterol 51mg 146mg Ling fish
Trans Fat 0.013g Ling fish
Saturated Fat 0.208g Ling fish
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g Lobster
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g Lobster
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g Lobster
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g Lobster
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g Lobster
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g Lobster
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.033g Lobster
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Lobster
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.006g Lobster
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.006g Lobster

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ling fish Lobster
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Ling fish
33%
Lobster
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
61%
Ling fish
127%
Lobster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ling fish
Ling fish contains less Sodium (difference - 313mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ling fish
Ling fish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.208g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ling fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174234/nutrients
  2. Lobster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174209/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.