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Lobster vs. Caviar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lobster and Caviar

  • Lobster has more Copper, however, Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Choline, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Caviar covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 774% more than Lobster.
  • Caviar has 14 times less Copper than Lobster. Lobster has 1.55mg of Copper, while Caviar has 0.11mg.
  • Lobster contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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.
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Caviar
Contains more Potassium +27.1%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains more Copper +1309.1%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Contains more Selenium +11.6%
Contains more Calcium +186.5%
Contains more Iron +3996.6%
Contains more Magnesium +597.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.4%
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 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37% 7% 358%
Contains more Potassium +27.1%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains more Copper +1309.1%
Contains more Manganese +30%
Contains more Selenium +11.6%
Contains more Calcium +186.5%
Contains more Iron +3996.6%
Contains more Magnesium +597.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.4%

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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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1425%
Contains more Vitamin A +22525%
Contains more Vitamin E +89%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.9%
Contains more Folate +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1298.6%
Contains more Choline +506.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 268% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1425%
Contains more Vitamin A +22525%
Contains more Vitamin E +89%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +726.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3547.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.9%
Contains more Folate +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1298.6%
Contains more Choline +506.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Caviar
Contains more Water +64.4%
Contains more Protein +29.5%
Contains more Fats +1981.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +195.6%
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
25% 18% 4% 48% 6%
Protein: 24.6 g
Fats: 17.9 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 47.5 g
Other: 6 g
Contains more Water +64.4%
Contains more Protein +29.5%
Contains more Fats +1981.4%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +195.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Caviar
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1730.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2077.9%
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
25% 29% 46%
Saturated Fat: 4.06 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.631 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.405 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -94.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1730.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2077.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Protein 19g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 0.86g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 0g 4g Caviar
Calories 89kcal 264kcal Caviar
Calcium 96mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 0.29mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 43mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 185mg 356mg Caviar
Potassium 230mg 181mg Lobster
Sodium 486mg 1500mg Lobster
Zinc 4.05mg 0.95mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.11mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.05mg Lobster
Selenium 73.1µg 65.5µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 271µg Caviar
Vitamin E 1mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 1IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 0µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 0.12mg Lobster
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 11µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 20µg Caviar
Choline 80.9mg 490.9mg Caviar
Vitamin K 0µg 0.6µg Caviar
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.753mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.832mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 1.376mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 1.426mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.475mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 0.852mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.475mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol 146mg 588mg Lobster
Trans Fat 0.013g Caviar
Saturated Fat 0.208g 4.06g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g 3.8g Caviar
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g 2.741g Caviar
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.229g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g 7.405g Caviar
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 Caviar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
33%
Lobster
266%
Caviar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
153%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lobster
Lobster contains less Sodium (difference - 1014mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 442mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.852g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lobster
Lobster is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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.

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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.