Tilapia (Fillet, Meat): Calories and Nutrition Analyse

Tilapia (fillet, meat): calories, protein, carbs and fat exact data

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How many calories in tilapia?

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100g of tilapia has about 96 calories (kcal).
Calories per: ounce | single piece | steak

To give you an idea, fillet (105 g) tilapia has about 101 calories.

It is about 4% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from fillet tilapia is similar to calories amount from ie.:

  • 1.5 apples
  • 1 glass of Coca Cola (220 ml glass)
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 0.5 slice of bread
  • 0.5 glass of milk
  • 5 cubes of sugar

To burn this calories you need to bike at least 14 minutes, swim for about 12 minutes or run for 10 minutes.

See also Tilapia (fillet, meat) vitamins and minerals

Tilapia (fillet, meat): calories and nutrition per 100g


Calories and nutrition per ounce (oz)


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How many calories in 1, 2, 3 or 5 tilapia?

As I wrote before fillet (105 g) has 101 calories. It is easy to count that two tilapia have about 202 calories and three tilapia have about 303 calories. In table below you can also see calories amount for four and five tilapia.

  • Fillet (105 g)101 kcal
  • Tilapia steak (105g)101 kcal
  • Ounce (oz) of tilapia27 kcal

Protein in tilapia

Tilapia has 20.08 g protein per 100g.
When you multiplay this value with weight of fillet (105 g) you can see that you will get about 21.1 g of protein.

Carbs in tilapia

0 g of carbs - tilapia has no carbohydrates.

Fat in tilapia

Tilapia has 1.7 g fat per 100g.
So it is easy to count that fillet (105 g) has about 1.8 g of fat.

fillet (105 g) has:

101kcalFor burning these calories you have to:
Bike14 min.Bike
Horse ride19 min.Horse ride
Play tennis10 min.Tennis
Run10 min.Run
Swim12 min.Swim
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tilapia - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.041 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.063 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)3.903 mg
  • Vitaminium B60.162 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.024 mcg
  • Vitaminium E0.4 mg
  • Vitaminium K0.001 mg

Energy content of tilapia

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

tilapia - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium302 mg
  • Phosphorus1.4 mg
  • Magnessium27 mg
  • Calcium10 mg
  • Sodium52 mg
  • Iron0.56 mg
  • Zink1.4 mg

Does tilapia make you fat and how it affect your weight?

Low count of calories in tilapia puts this product in the middle of low-calories fish. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific fish, tilapia seems to be a pretty good choice.

This is not many but you can easily find less calorific products. It can be for example haddock or crayfish.

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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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