Spam has 82 calories per ounce or 293 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
78% of calories in spam are from fat, 17% of calories are from protein and 5% of calories are from carbohydrates.
The majority, or 78% of the calories in Spam are from fat. Spam is high in total fat
, with 7 grams or 11% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in spam are healthier unsaturated fats.
Spam contains 21.3 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in spam.
- Total fat: 7 g
- Cholesterol: 21.3 mg
- Saturated fat: 2.5 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3.5 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7 g
A good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every ounce of spam contains a total of 0.7 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in spam comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
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