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Lobster nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Crustaceans, lobster, northern, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lobster

Lobster
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index
0 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
( grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
7.8 (acidic )
Calories
77
92% Cholesterol
84% Copper
79% Selenium
75% Sodium
75% Calcium
Explanation: The given food contains more Cholesterol than 92% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Cholesterol than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Copper, Selenium, Sodium, and Calcium.

Lobster Glycemic index (GI)

Source:

The food is assumed to have 0 or no glycemic index bason on the fact that it has no carbs and that foods with 0 carbs have no glycemic index

0

Macronutrients chart

17% 81% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 33%
16.52 g of 50 g
33%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.75 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
80.95 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.78 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 77
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
42%
Cholesterol 127mg
18%
Sodium 423mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 1mcg 0%

Calcium 84mg 8%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 200mg 6%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 26% 10% 28% 69% 18% 56% 97% 450% 8% 347% 39%
Calcium: 84 mg of 1,000 mg 8%
Iron: 0.26 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 38 mg of 420 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 161 mg of 700 mg 23%
Potassium: 200 mg of 3,400 mg 6%
Sodium: 423 mg of 2,300 mg 18%
Zinc: 3.53 mg of 11 mg 32%
Copper: 1.349 mg of 1 mg 150%
Manganese: 0.056 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 63.6 µg of 55 µg 116%
Choline: 70.3 mg of 550 mg 13%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
1.349 mg
TOP 16%
Selenium
63.6 µg
TOP 21%
Sodium
423 mg
TOP 25%
Calcium
84 mg
TOP 25%
Zinc
3.53 mg
TOP 26%
Magnesium
38 mg
TOP 27%
Phosphorus
161 mg
TOP 50%
Potassium
200 mg
TOP 59%
Choline
70.3 mg
TOP 59%
Manganese
0.056 mg
TOP 66%
Iron
0.26 mg
TOP 87%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 18% 0% 0% 5% 4% 30% 87% 24% 8% 157% 0%
Vitamin A: 4 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.87 mg of 15 mg 6%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.014 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 1.591 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: 1.449 mg of 5 mg 29%
Vitamin B6: 0.104 mg of 1 mg 8%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 1.25 µg of 2 µg 52%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B5
1.449 mg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B12
1.25 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin E
0.87 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B3
1.591 mg
TOP 62%
Folate
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B6
0.104 mg
TOP 63%
Vitamin A
4 IU
TOP 71%
Vitamin B1
0.02 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B2
0.014 mg
TOP 94%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 231% 187% 155% 132% 178% 118% 117% 123% 177%
Tryptophan: 215 mg of 280 mg 77%
Threonine: 654 mg of 1,050 mg 62%
Isoleucine: 723 mg of 1,400 mg 52%
Leucine: 1197 mg of 2,730 mg 44%
Lysine: 1240 mg of 2,100 mg 59%
Methionine: 413 mg of 1,050 mg 39%
Phenylalanine: 680 mg of 1,750 mg 39%
Valine: 741 mg of 1,820 mg 41%
Histidine: 413 mg of 700 mg 59%

Fat type information

0.181% 0.22% 0.296%
Saturated Fat: 0.181 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.22 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.296 g

All nutrients for Lobster per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 39% 32% 16.52g 5.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 77% 0.75g 44.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calories 4% 79% 77kcal 1.6 times more than Orange
Starch 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugar 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 8% 25% 84mg 1.5 times less than Milk
Iron 3% 87% 0.26mg 10 times less than Beef
Magnesium 9% 27% 38mg 3.7 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 23% 50% 161mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 6% 59% 200mg 1.4 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 18% 25% 423mg 1.2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 32% 26% 3.53mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Copper 150% 16% 1.35mg 9.5 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 6% 49% 0.87mg 1.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 2% 88% 0.02mg 13.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 94% 0.01mg 9.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 62% 1.59mg 6 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 29% 30% 1.45mg 1.3 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 8% 63% 0.1mg 1.1 times less than Oat
Folate 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 52% 39% 1.25µg 1.8 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 63% 0.22mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 70% 0.65mg 1.1 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 69% 0.72mg 1.3 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 71% 1.2mg 2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 69% 1.24mg 2.7 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 68% 0.41mg 4.3 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 69% 0.68mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 71% 0.74mg 2.7 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 71% 0.41mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 42% 8% 127mg 2.9 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 71% 0.01g 1353.6 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 1% 78% 0.18g 32.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 77% 0.22g 44.5 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 72% 0.3g 159.4 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174208/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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