Cod vs Tilapia (Fillet, Meat): All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Cod - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Tilapia (fillet, meat) - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Cod fillet vs tilapia - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in cod fillet is less calories than in tilapia.

Cod fillet has 82 kcal per 100g and tilapia 96 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 17 %.

In cod fillet and in tilapia most calories came from protein.

cod fillet or tilapia - where is more nutrients?

Cod fillet vs tilapia: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gCodTilapia (fillet, meat)
Calories82 96
Fat0.67 g1.7 g
Protein17.81 g20.08 g
Water81.22 g78.08 g
Calcium16 mg10 mg
Iron0.38 mg0.56 mg
Magnessium32 mg27 mg
Phosphorus0.1 mg1.4 mg
Potassium413 mg302 mg
Sodium54 mg52 mg
Zink0.1 mg1.4 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.076 mg0.041 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.065 mg0.063 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)2.063 mg3.903 mg
Vitaminium B60.245 mg0.162 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.007 mg0.024 mg
Vitaminium E0.64 mg0.4 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in cod fillet is less protein than in tilapia.

There is 20.08g per 100g of tilapia and 17.81g per 100g of cod fillet so using simple math we can see that difference is about 13 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in cod fillet and tilapia - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In cod fillet is less fats than in tilapia.

Tables below show us that there is 1.7g/100g of fats in tilapia and 0.67g/100g in cod fillet. In this case difference is about 154 %.

See tables below to compare cod fillet with tilapia in details.


  • Calories82
  • Fat0.67 g
  • Protein17.81 g
  • Water81.22 g
Cod calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 92% PROTEIN
  • 8% FAT

Tilapia (fillet, meat)

  • Calories96
  • Fat1.7 g
  • Protein20.08 g
  • Water78.08 g
Tilapia (fillet, meat) calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | steak

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 84% PROTEIN
  • 16% FAT

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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