Nutrition

Lobster is good for you!

Lobster is not only delicious, but — bonus — it’s good for you!

Prince Edward Island lobster is

  • Low in fat and carbohydrates
  • High in protein
  • High in vitamin B12

Plus lobster is an excellent source of copper, selenium, and heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, and also contains zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamin E.

A serving of lobster provides 3 percent of a person’s daily vitamin A needs, 9 percent of daily calcium, and 3 percent of daily iron.

Losing weight? Lobster has fewer than 100 calories per 100 gm. A serving of lobster has 27.55 gm of protein, 0 gm of carbohydrate and 1.25 gm of fat. Lobster is not a significant source of saturated fat, but for anyone on a low-carb, ketogenic-type diet, lobster is a perfect meal to include in the program!

Do You Know Lobster?

Lobsters are handled one at a time.

True – Lobsters are handled one at a time.

In PEI, fishers haul traps one at a time, and handle and measure each lobster individually ensuring the ocean floor and the lobsters are carefully protected.