Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Lobster vs. Smelt — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Lobster and Smelt different?

  • Lobster is richer in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, while Smelt is higher in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Lobster covers your daily need of Copper 152% more than Smelt.
  • Lobster contains 6 times more Sodium than Smelt. Lobster contains 486mg of Sodium, while Smelt contains 77mg.

Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Fish, smelt, rainbow, cooked, dry heat types were used in this article.

Infographic

Lobster vs Smelt infographic
Infographic link

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.
:
5
Smelt
Contains more Calcium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +91%
Contains more Copper +770.8%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Contains more Iron +296.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Manganese +1284.6%
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 24% 44% 28% 127% 33% 11% 58% 60% 118% 256%
Contains more Calcium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +91%
Contains more Copper +770.8%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Contains more Iron +296.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +61.7%
Contains less Sodium -84.2%
Contains more Manganese +1284.6%

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.
:
4
Smelt
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.766
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 4% 0% 0% 0% 3% 34% 34% 45% 40% 4% 497% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.766

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
:
2
Smelt
Contains more Other +34.4%
Contains more Protein +18.9%
Contains more Fats +260.5%
Equal in Water - 72.79
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
23% 3% 73%
Protein: 22.6 g
Fats: 3.1 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 72.79 g
Other: 1.51 g
Contains more Other +34.4%
Contains more Protein +18.9%
Contains more Fats +260.5%
Equal in Water - 72.79

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
:
2
Smelt
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +224.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +233.8%
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
23% 32% 45%
Saturated Fat: 0.579 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.822 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.135 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +224.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +233.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Smelt Opinion
Protein 19g 22.6g Smelt
Fats 0.86g 3.1g Smelt
Calories 89kcal 124kcal Smelt
Calcium 96mg 77mg Lobster
Iron 0.29mg 1.15mg Smelt
Magnesium 43mg 38mg Lobster
Phosphorus 185mg 295mg Smelt
Potassium 230mg 372mg Smelt
Sodium 486mg 77mg Smelt
Zinc 4.05mg 2.12mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.178mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.9mg Smelt
Selenium 73.1µg 46.8µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 58IU Smelt
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 17µg Smelt
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.01mg Lobster
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.146mg Smelt
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 1.766mg Lobster
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 0.74mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.17mg Smelt
Folate 11µg 5µg Lobster
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 3.97µg Smelt
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.253mg Smelt
Threonine 0.753mg 0.991mg Smelt
Isoleucine 0.832mg 1.041mg Smelt
Leucine 1.376mg 1.837mg Smelt
Lysine 1.426mg 2.076mg Smelt
Methionine 0.475mg 0.669mg Smelt
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 0.882mg Smelt
Valine 0.852mg 1.164mg Smelt
Histidine 0.475mg 0.665mg Smelt
Cholesterol 146mg 90mg Smelt
Trans Fat 0.013g Smelt
Saturated Fat 0.208g 0.579g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g 0.536g Smelt
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g 0.353g Smelt
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.023g Smelt
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g 0.822g Smelt
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g 1.135g Smelt
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?

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

People also compare

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
50%
Smelt
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
75%
Smelt

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Smelt
Smelt is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Smelt
Smelt contains less Sodium (difference - 409mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Smelt
Smelt is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.371g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lobster
Lobster is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Smelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175147/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.