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Lobster vs. Whiting — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lobster and Whiting

  • Lobster has more Copper, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, while Whiting has more Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin D, and Potassium.
  • Lobster's daily need coverage for Copper is 168% higher.
  • Whiting contains 8 times less Zinc than Lobster. Lobster contains 4.05mg of Zinc, while Whiting contains 0.53mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Whiting is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist heat and Fish, whiting, 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 +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +664.2%
Contains more Copper +3775%
Contains more Selenium +77.9%
Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.8%
Contains more Manganese +100%
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 19% 16% 20% 123% 39% 18% 15% 14% 17% 225%
Contains more Calcium +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +59.3%
Contains more Zinc +664.2%
Contains more Copper +3775%
Contains more Selenium +77.9%
Contains more Iron +44.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +88.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.8%
Contains more Manganese +100%

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 E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3100%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +195.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.67
Equal in Choline - 83.3
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 8% 8% 54% 0% 17% 14% 32% 15% 42% 12% 325% 46% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +566.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +3100%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +195.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.67
Equal in Choline - 83.3

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +1591.7%
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Fats +96.5%
Equal in Water - 74.71
19% 78% 2%
Protein: 19 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 78.11 g
Other: 2.03 g
23% 2% 75%
Protein: 23.48 g
Fats: 1.69 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 74.71 g
Other: 0.12 g
Contains more Other +1591.7%
Contains more Protein +23.6%
Contains more Fats +96.5%
Equal in Water - 74.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -48%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.6%
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
28% 31% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.445 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.587 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -48%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +75.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lobster Whiting Opinion
Protein 19g 23.48g Whiting
Fats 0.86g 1.69g Whiting
Calories 89kcal 116kcal Whiting
Calcium 96mg 62mg Lobster
Iron 0.29mg 0.42mg Whiting
Magnesium 43mg 27mg Lobster
Phosphorus 185mg 285mg Whiting
Potassium 230mg 434mg Whiting
Sodium 486mg 132mg Whiting
Zinc 4.05mg 0.53mg Lobster
Copper 1.55mg 0.04mg Lobster
Manganese 0.065mg 0.13mg Whiting
Selenium 73.1µg 41.1µg Lobster
Vitamin A 4IU 128IU Whiting
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 38µg Whiting
Vitamin E 1mg 0.38mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU 73IU Whiting
Vitamin D 0µg 1.8µg Whiting
Vitamin B1 0.023mg 0.068mg Whiting
Vitamin B2 0.017mg 0.06mg Whiting
Vitamin B3 1.83mg 1.67mg Lobster
Vitamin B5 1.667mg 0.25mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.119mg 0.18mg Whiting
Folate 11µg 15µg Whiting
Vitamin B12 1.43µg 2.6µg Whiting
Choline 80.9mg 83.3mg Whiting
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Whiting
Tryptophan 0.248mg 0.263mg Whiting
Threonine 0.753mg 1.029mg Whiting
Isoleucine 0.832mg 1.082mg Whiting
Leucine 1.376mg 1.908mg Whiting
Lysine 1.426mg 2.156mg Whiting
Methionine 0.475mg 0.695mg Whiting
Phenylalanine 0.782mg 0.917mg Whiting
Valine 0.852mg 1.21mg Whiting
Histidine 0.475mg 0.691mg Whiting
Cholesterol 146mg 84mg Whiting
Trans Fat 0.013g Whiting
Saturated Fat 0.208g 0.4g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.078g 0.235g Whiting
Omega-3 - EPA 0.117g 0.283g Whiting
Omega-3 - DPA 0.006g 0.017g Whiting
Monounsaturated Fat 0.253g 0.445g Whiting
Polyunsaturated fat 0.34g 0.587g Whiting
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 Whiting
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
44%
Whiting
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
127%
Lobster
50%
Whiting

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Whiting
Whiting contains less Sodium (difference - 354mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Whiting
Whiting is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Whiting
Whiting is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.192g)
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 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.

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. Whiting - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175161/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.