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Lobster vs. Milkfish — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lobster and Milkfish

  • Lobster has more Copper, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, however, Milkfish is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lobster covers your daily Copper needs 167% more than Milkfish.
  • Milkfish has 5 times less Sodium than Lobster. Lobster has 486mg of Sodium, while Milkfish has 92mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Fish, milkfish, 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 +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +285.7%
Contains more Copper +3422.7%
Contains more Manganese +150%
Contains more Selenium +351.2%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%
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 20% 16% 28% 90% 33% 12% 29% 15% 4% 89%
Contains more Calcium +47.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +285.7%
Contains more Copper +3422.7%
Contains more Manganese +150%
Contains more Selenium +351.2%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.4%
Contains more Potassium +62.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.1%

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 B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.1%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +128.7%
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 7% 0% 0% 0% 4% 16% 155% 52% 113% 14% 409% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2625%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +351.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.1%
Contains more Folate +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +128.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +24.7%
Contains more Protein +38.5%
Contains more Fats +903.5%
Contains more Other +19.2%
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
26% 9% 63% 2%
Protein: 26.32 g
Fats: 8.63 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 62.63 g
Other: 2.42 g
Contains more Water +24.7%
Contains more Protein +38.5%
Contains more Fats +903.5%
Contains more Other +19.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Milkfish Opinion
Protein 19g 26.32g Milkfish
Fats 0.86g 8.63g Milkfish
Calories 89kcal 190kcal Milkfish
Calcium 96mg 65mg Lobster
Iron 0.29mg 0.41mg Milkfish
Magnesium 43mg 38mg Lobster
Phosphorus 185mg 208mg Milkfish
Potassium 230mg 374mg Milkfish
Sodium 486mg 92mg Milkfish
Zinc 4.05mg 1.05mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.044mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.026mg Lobster
Selenium 73.1µg 16.2µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 109IU Milkfish
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 33µg Milkfish
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.016mg Lobster
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.069mg Milkfish
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 8.256mg Milkfish
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 0.865mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.488mg Milkfish
Folate 11µg 18µg Milkfish
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 3.27µg Milkfish
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.295mg Milkfish
Threonine 0.753mg 1.154mg Milkfish
Isoleucine 0.832mg 1.213mg Milkfish
Leucine 1.376mg 2.139mg Milkfish
Lysine 1.426mg 2.417mg Milkfish
Methionine 0.475mg 0.779mg Milkfish
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 1.028mg Milkfish
Valine 0.852mg 1.356mg Milkfish
Histidine 0.475mg 0.775mg Milkfish
Cholesterol 146mg 67mg Milkfish
Trans Fat 0.013g Milkfish
Saturated Fat 0.208g Milkfish
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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Lobster Milkfish
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
59%
Milkfish
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
33%
Milkfish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milkfish
Milkfish contains less Sodium (difference - 394mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milkfish
Milkfish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.208g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lobster
Lobster is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Milkfish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171995/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.