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?

Once inside a trap lobsters can never get out.

False – Lobsters Often Escape

Lobsters will often get out of traps - that is part of the design. Traps are built to allow undersize lobster to exit easily. Plus an escape hatch is made of biodegradable twine in case the trap is lost at sea. Adult lobsters will also escape traps at times; it is just more difficult.