How Many Calories in Tilapia

admin September 23, 2012 0

The calorie content in Tilapia varies based on the way it is cooked and the ingredients added to it. However whichever way you cook tilapia it tastes good and also offers a number of health benefits. Also the calorie content in most of its cooked forms comes from proteins. 100 grams of Tilapia which forms one serving of this dish contains around 96 calories. Out of these 96 calories around 81 calories come from proteins and 15 calories come from fat. The total protein content in an equal serving of tilapia is 20.08 grams and the total fat content in it is 1.7 grams.

Tilapia Calories

Consuming 3 oz of baked tilapia means consuming 109 calories. It contains 22 grams of protein and 2 grams of fat content. Tilapia is also a good source of vitamin B 12, niacin, selenium and phosphorus. Consuming 4 oz of baked or broiled tilapia would mean taking in 145 calories, 30 grams protein and 3 grams of fat content where as an 8 oz serving of baked or broiled tilapia fish has 290 calories, 59 grams of protein and 6 grams of fat content.

Fried tilapia tastes even better however its calorie content also increases on frying it. 1 fillet fried tilapia contains around 211 calories out of which 100 calories come from fat. The total fat content in an equal serving of tilapia is 11.2 grams out of which 2.6 grams is saturated fat content, 6 grams is polyunsaturated fat content and 2 grams is monounsaturated fat content. The total cholesterol content in one fillet of similarly prepared fried tilapia is 30m mg, the total sodium content is 480 mg and protein content is 13.3 grams. However the above mentioned calorie content and other micronutrient content may differ based on the amount of oil and other ingredients added to tilapia.

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