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Lobster vs. Grouper fish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lobster and Grouper fish

  • Lobster has more Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however, Grouper fish is richer in Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Lobster covers your daily Copper needs 167% more than Grouper fish.
  • Grouper fish has 9 times less Sodium than Lobster. Lobster has 486mg of Sodium, while Grouper fish has 53mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Fish, grouper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat.

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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 +357.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +694.1%
Contains more Copper +3344.4%
Contains more Manganese +441.7%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Contains more Iron +293.1%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%
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 7% 43% 27% 62% 42% 7% 14% 15% 2% 256%
Contains more Calcium +357.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +694.1%
Contains more Copper +3344.4%
Contains more Manganese +441.7%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Contains more Iron +293.1%
Contains more Potassium +106.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.1%

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 B2 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +380.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.1%
Equal in Folate - 10
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 10% 0% 0% 0% 21% 2% 8% 53% 81% 8% 87% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +380.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4025%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +252.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.1%
Equal in Folate - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +306%
Contains more Protein +30.7%
Contains more Fats +51.2%
Equal in Water - 73.36
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
25% 73%
Protein: 24.84 g
Fats: 1.3 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 73.36 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Other +306%
Contains more Protein +30.7%
Contains more Fats +51.2%
Equal in Water - 73.36

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.268
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
31% 28% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.299 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.268 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.403 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -30.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.268

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Grouper fish Opinion
Protein 19g 24.84g Grouper fish
Fats 0.86g 1.3g Grouper fish
Calories 89kcal 118kcal Grouper fish
Calcium 96mg 21mg Lobster
Iron 0.29mg 1.14mg Grouper fish
Magnesium 43mg 37mg Lobster
Phosphorus 185mg 143mg Lobster
Potassium 230mg 475mg Grouper fish
Sodium 486mg 53mg Grouper fish
Zinc 4.05mg 0.51mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.045mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.012mg Lobster
Selenium 73.1µg 46.8µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 165IU Grouper fish
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 50µg Grouper fish
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.081mg Grouper fish
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.006mg Lobster
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 0.381mg Lobster
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 0.87mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.35mg Grouper fish
Folate 11µg 10µg Lobster
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 0.69µg Lobster
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.278mg Grouper fish
Threonine 0.753mg 1.089mg Grouper fish
Isoleucine 0.832mg 1.145mg Grouper fish
Leucine 1.376mg 2.019mg Grouper fish
Lysine 1.426mg 2.282mg Grouper fish
Methionine 0.475mg 0.735mg Grouper fish
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 0.97mg Grouper fish
Valine 0.852mg 1.28mg Grouper fish
Histidine 0.475mg 0.731mg Grouper fish
Cholesterol 146mg 47mg Grouper fish
Trans Fat 0.013g Grouper fish
Saturated Fat 0.208g 0.299g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g 0.213g Grouper fish
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g 0.035g Lobster
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.017g Grouper fish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g 0.268g Grouper fish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g 0.403g Grouper fish
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

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Lobster Grouper fish
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
33%
Lobster
20%
Grouper fish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
47%
Grouper fish

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lobster
Lobster is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lobster
Lobster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish contains less Sodium (difference - 433mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Grouper fish
Grouper fish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
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 ($)

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. Grouper fish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171963/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.