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Smelt vs. Lobster — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Smelt and Lobster different?

  • Smelt is richer in Vitamin B12, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Iron, while Lobster is higher in Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Lobster covers your daily need of Copper 152% more than Smelt.
  • Smelt contains 14 times more Manganese than Lobster. Smelt contains 0.9mg of Manganese, while Lobster contains 0.065mg.
  • Smelt is lower in Cholesterol.

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

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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.
Smelt
5
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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%
Contains more Calcium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +91%
Contains more Copper +770.8%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 44% 28% 127% 33% 11% 58% 60% 118% 256%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 11% 31% 80% 21% 64% 111% 517% 9% 399%
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%
Contains more Calcium +24.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +91%
Contains more Copper +770.8%
Contains more Selenium +56.2%

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.
Smelt
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.83
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.83

Macronutrient Comparison

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

Fat Type Comparison

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

Comparison summary table

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

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is better in case of low diet
Smelt Lobster
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
50%
Smelt
33%
Lobster
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
75%
Smelt
127%
Lobster

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?
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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. Smelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175147/nutrients
  2. Lobster - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174209/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.