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Lobster (de-shelled) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Lobster (de-shelled) consist of 2% fat, 16% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 79% water. With 83 of calories per 100g it's 101% higher than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 21.69% of the calories in Lobster (de-shelled) come from fat, 77.11% from protein and 4.82% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 1 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Lobster (de-shelled) for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs per 100g, Lobster (de-shelled) is low in carbs. It contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Lobster (de-shelled) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Lobster (de-shelled)
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 83 82.2
Fat (g) 2 1.5
Protein (g) 16 15.7
Carbohydrates (g) 1 1.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 1.6
Polysaccharides (g) 1 1.6
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 270 286.8
Water (g) 79 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Lobster (de-shelled) contains

  • 83 Calories
  • 2g of Fat
  • 16g of Protein
  • and 1g of Carbs
  • 270mg of sodium - 18% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 25mg of Magnesium, that covers 7.81% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.6mg of Zinc - 16% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1mg of Iron - 8.33% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 220mg of Potassium - 5.5% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 3mg of Vitamin C - 2.86% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 1mg of Vitamin B12 - 33.33% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Lobster (de-shelled) you get

  • 16 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs have on average 9.81g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 2 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0.94g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Lobster (de-shelled)?

per 100g
Lobster (de-shelled)
Vitamin C (mg) 3 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 1.5 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.13 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.09 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 1.18 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 15 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1 3.3
Retinol (μg) 1 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 1 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Lobster (de-shelled) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for Lobster (de-shelled) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Lobster (de-shelled)

per 100g
Lobster (de-shelled)
Magnesium (mg) 25 41.8
Zinc (mg) 1.6 3.7
Sodium (mg) 270 286.8
Calcium (mg) 60 69.5
Iron (mg) 1 2.6
Potassium (mg) 220 260
Phosphorus (mg) 235 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Is Lobster (de-shelled) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Lobster (de-shelled) we looked at the portion size (100g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Lobster (de-shelled)

1% of Lobster (de-shelled) are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 1g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Lobster (de-shelled)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 1 1.6
Total carbs (g) 1 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Lobster (de-shelled)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Lobster (de-shelled)

Of the 2g total fat per 100g, 0.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.7g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.4g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 90mg.