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Spiny lobsters - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Spiny lobsters consist of 1% fat, 17% protein, 1% carbs, 0% fiber and 79% water. With 84 of calories per 100g it's 102% higher than other foods in Crustaceans and molluscs. In total 10.71% of the calories in Spiny lobsters come from fat, 80.95% from protein and 4.76% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 1 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 20% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Potassium Covers 12.5% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Spiny lobsters for a low carb diet?

With 1g of carbs per 100g, Spiny lobsters is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Spiny lobsters
avg Crustaceans and molluscs[1]
Calories (kcal) 84 82.2
Fat (g) 1 1.5
Protein (g) 17 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) 180 286.8
Water (g) 79 79.4
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Spiny lobsters contains

  • 84 Calories
  • 1g of Fat
  • 17g of Protein
  • and 1g of Carbs
  • 180mg of sodium - 12% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 20mg of Magnesium, that covers 6.25% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 2mg of Zinc - 20% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.3mg of Iron - 10.83% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 500mg of Potassium - 12.5% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 2mg of Vitamin C - 1.9% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 0.5mg of Vitamin B12 - 16.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Spiny lobsters you get

  • 17 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.
  • 1 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 Spiny lobsters?

Vitamins
per 100g
Spiny lobsters
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 2 1.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 1.3
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.001 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.21 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 15 13.4
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.5 3.3
Retinol (μg) 25 19.8
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.2
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Rich in vitamins?

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

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Spiny lobsters

Minerals
per 100g
Spiny lobsters
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 20 41.8
Zinc (mg) 2 3.7
Sodium (mg) 180 286.8
Calcium (mg) 70 69.5
Iron (mg) 1.3 2.6
Potassium (mg) 500 260
Phosphorus (mg) 215 193.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

High in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Spiny lobsters 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

1% of Spiny lobsters are carbs, per serving (100g) that is 1g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Spiny lobsters
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0
Polysaccharides (g) 1 1.6
Total carbs (g) 1 1.6
[1] average of Crustaceans and molluscs

Allergens in Spiny lobsters

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 1g total fat per 100g, 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.6g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 140mg.