In 100 grams of fresh lobster there is an intake of about 85 calories , divided as follows: 75% protein, 20% lipids and 5% carbohydrates. If boiled, the calories become 107 with the same percentage distribution.
In the same quantity of boiled crawfish there are:
- 72 g of water
- 1.3 g of soluble sugars
- 20.2 g of protein
- 2.4 g of lipids (including omega 3 fatty acids )
- 85 mg of cholesterol
- trace vitamin A
- 350 mg of phosphorus
- 74 mg of calcium
- 41 mg of iron
- 22 mg of magnesium
- 2.75 mg of zinc
- 0.5 mg of copper
- 68 µg of selenium .
When should you not eat lobster?
The glucosamine contained in the lobster pulp could interact with some cancer drugs, with warfarin , with acetaminophen and with antidiabetic agents .
What are the possible benefits of lobster
Lobster consumption improves blood cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of obesity , diabetes and heart disease .
Good source of omega 3, it brings benefits to cardiovascular and psychological health . The presence of selenium facilitates the proper functioning of the whole organism and in particular of the thyroid , that of copper and iron, instead helps to reduce the risk of anemia .
What are the contraindications for lobster?
Crustaceans, and therefore also lobster , can cause food intolerances.Furthermore, in the pulp of this animal there may be the presence of mercury , harmful to our health. For this reason it should not be consumed too frequently.To reduce food problems, it is advisable to consume only fresh lobsters kept at a temperature not exceeding 4 degrees Celsius.