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Lobster vs. Abalone — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lobster and Abalone

  • Lobster is richer in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Zinc, yet Abalone is richer in Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Lobster is 147% higher.
  • Lobster contains 4 times more Zinc than Abalone. Lobster contains 4.05mg of Zinc, while Abalone contains 0.95mg.
  • Abalone contains less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Mollusks, abalone, mixed species, cooked, fried.

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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 Calcium +159.5%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains more Copper +579.8%
Contains more Selenium +41.1%
Contains more Iron +1210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Equal in Manganese - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 11% 31% 80% 21% 64% 111% 517% 9% 399%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 143% 40% 93% 26% 78% 26% 76% 10% 283%
Contains more Calcium +159.5%
Contains less Sodium -17.8%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains more Copper +579.8%
Contains more Selenium +41.1%
Contains more Iron +1210.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.5%
Equal in Manganese - 0.07

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 B12 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +856.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.9
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%
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% 0% 0% 6% 56% 30% 36% 173% 35% 11% 87% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +856.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +664.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Contains more Folate +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.9

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +30%
Contains more Fats +688.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +20.2%
Equal in Protein - 19.63
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
20% 7% 11% 60% 2%
Protein: 19.63 g
Fats: 6.78 g
Carbs: 11.05 g
Water: 60.1 g
Other: 2.44 g
Contains more Water +30%
Contains more Fats +688.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +20.2%
Equal in Protein - 19.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +983.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +392.9%
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
27% 45% 28%
Saturated Fat: 1.646 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.741 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.676 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +983.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +392.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Abalone Opinion
Net carbs 0g 11.05g Abalone
Protein 19g 19.63g Abalone
Fats 0.86g 6.78g Abalone
Carbs 0g 11.05g Abalone
Calories 89kcal 189kcal Abalone
Calcium 96mg 37mg Lobster
Iron 0.29mg 3.8mg Abalone
Magnesium 43mg 56mg Abalone
Phosphorus 185mg 217mg Abalone
Potassium 230mg 284mg Abalone
Sodium 486mg 591mg Lobster
Zinc 4.05mg 0.95mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.228mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.07mg Abalone
Selenium 73.1µg 51.8µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 5IU Abalone
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 2µg Abalone
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin C 0mg 1.8mg Abalone
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.22mg Abalone
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.13mg Abalone
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 1.9mg Abalone
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 2.87mg Abalone
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.15mg Abalone
Folate 11µg 14µg Abalone
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 0.69µg Lobster
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.224mg Lobster
Threonine 0.753mg 0.838mg Abalone
Isoleucine 0.832mg 0.854mg Abalone
Leucine 1.376mg 1.386mg Abalone
Lysine 1.426mg 1.433mg Abalone
Methionine 0.475mg 0.441mg Lobster
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 0.715mg Lobster
Valine 0.852mg 0.86mg Abalone
Histidine 0.475mg 0.378mg Lobster
Cholesterol 146mg 94mg Abalone
Trans Fat 0.013g Abalone
Saturated Fat 0.208g 1.646g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g Lobster
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g 0.054g Lobster
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.046g Abalone
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g 2.741g Abalone
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g 1.676g Abalone
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
Lobster Abalone
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Lobster
33%
Abalone
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
78%
Abalone

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lobster
Lobster contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.438g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Abalone
Abalone is lower in glycemic index (difference - 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. Lobster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174209/nutrients
  2. Abalone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174213/nutrients

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

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