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Snapper vs. Lobster — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Snapper and Lobster

  • Snapper has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however, Lobster is richer in Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Lobster covers your daily Copper needs 167% more than Snapper.
  • Lobster has 4 times less Vitamin B6 than Snapper. Snapper has 0.46mg of Vitamin B6, while Lobster has 0.119mg.
  • Snapper contains less Cholesterol.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fish, snapper, mixed species, cooked, dry heat and Crustaceans, lobster, northern, cooked, moist 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 Potassium +127%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Zinc +820.5%
Contains more Copper +3269.6%
Contains more Manganese +282.4%
Contains more Selenium +49.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 185
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 9% 27% 87% 47% 8% 12% 16% 3% 268%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 11% 31% 80% 21% 64% 111% 517% 9% 399%
Contains more Potassium +127%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +16.2%
Contains more Zinc +820.5%
Contains more Copper +3269.6%
Contains more Manganese +282.4%
Contains more Selenium +49.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 185

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 A +2775%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +428.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Folate +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 7% 0% 0% 6% 14% 1% 7% 53% 107% 5% 438% 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 +2775%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +286.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +144.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +428.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.6%
Contains more Folate +83.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +38.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +24.5%
26% 2% 70%
Protein: 26.3 g
Fats: 1.72 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 70.35 g
Other: 1.63 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 +38.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +11%
Contains more Other +24.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43%
29% 25% 46%
Saturated Fat: 0.365 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.322 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.588 g
26% 32% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.208 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.253 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.34 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -43%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Snapper Lobster
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 Snapper Lobster Opinion
Protein 26.3g 19g Snapper
Fats 1.72g 0.86g Snapper
Calories 128kcal 89kcal Snapper
Calcium 40mg 96mg Lobster
Iron 0.24mg 0.29mg Lobster
Magnesium 37mg 43mg Lobster
Phosphorus 201mg 185mg Snapper
Potassium 522mg 230mg Snapper
Sodium 57mg 486mg Snapper
Zinc 0.44mg 4.05mg Lobster
Copper 0.046mg 1.55mg Lobster
Manganese 0.017mg 0.065mg Lobster
Selenium 49µg 73.1µg Lobster
Vitamin A 115IU 4IU Snapper
Vitamin A RAE 35µg 1µg Snapper
Vitamin E 1mg Lobster
Vitamin D 1IU Lobster
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Snapper
Vitamin B1 0.053mg 0.023mg Snapper
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.017mg Lobster
Vitamin B3 0.346mg 1.83mg Lobster
Vitamin B5 0.87mg 1.667mg Lobster
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.119mg Snapper
Folate 6µg 11µg Lobster
Vitamin B12 3.5µg 1.43µg Snapper
Choline 80.9mg Lobster
Tryptophan 0.294mg 0.248mg Snapper
Threonine 1.153mg 0.753mg Snapper
Isoleucine 1.212mg 0.832mg Snapper
Leucine 2.137mg 1.376mg Snapper
Lysine 2.415mg 1.426mg Snapper
Methionine 0.778mg 0.475mg Snapper
Phenylalanine 1.027mg 0.782mg Snapper
Valine 1.355mg 0.852mg Snapper
Histidine 0.774mg 0.475mg Snapper
Cholesterol 47mg 146mg Snapper
Trans Fat 0.013g Snapper
Saturated Fat 0.365g 0.208g Lobster
Omega-3 - DHA 0.273g 0.078g Snapper
Omega-3 - EPA 0.048g 0.117g Lobster
Omega-3 - DPA 0.022g 0.006g Snapper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.322g 0.253g Snapper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.588g 0.34g Snapper
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
Snapper 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
49%
Snapper
33%
Lobster
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Snapper
127%
Lobster

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Snapper
Snapper contains less Sodium (difference - 429mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Snapper
Snapper is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 99mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lobster
Lobster is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.157g)
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. Snapper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173699/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.