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?

Buoys that mark lobster traps are all of uniform size and colour.

False – Buoys Are Various Colours

Each fisher chooses a unique paint colour combination for the bouys that mark their traps. This way the fishers can easily identify their own traps if other fishers are active in the area. The unique colours also aid in enforcement of the lobster industry.