Calorie Counts for Sauces, Spices & Spreads

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  • 1.    Almond Butter

    Almond butter is high in healthy monounsaturated fats, high in manganese, rich in magnesium, and also contains no sugar or cholesterol.

  • 2.    Applesauce

    Applesauce is rich in vitamin C and if you purchase the unsweetened variety will also contain very little added sugars, providing you with a good source of energy.

  • 3.    Barbecue Sauce

  • 4.    Caesar Dressing

  • 5.    Chutney

    Chutney nutrition will vary depending on how it's prepared but typically it's a rich source of dietary fiber as well as vitamin C and may contain some added sugar so eat in moderation as part of a healthy diet.

  • 6.    Dips

  • 7.    French Dressing

  • 8.    Gravy

  • 9.    Guacamole

    Guacamole is a high calorie spread but is rich in healthy fats due to the avocado content, so can be a healthy part of your diet.

  • 10.    Honey

    Honey is high in simple sugars and fructose, so can lead to weight gain rapidly if you don't watch your serving size.

  • 11.    Hummus

    Hummus is high in dietary fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats so can be added to a well-balanced diet with ease.

  • 12.    Italian Dressing

    Italian dressing is higher in calories but contains heart-healthy olive oil so can be a great part of a well-balanced diet plan.

  • 13.    Jams

    Jams are often a rich source of vitamin C but due to the fact that they do contain a high amount of added sugar, are best eaten only in smaller serving sizes.

  • 14.    Ketchup

    Ketchup is rich in lycopene content and is fat free but contains a high amount of added sugar, so use in moderation with your diet plan.

  • 15.    Maple Syrup

    Maple syrup is a highly concentrated form of sugar and calories and will quickly cause weight gain, so use only a very little amount in your breakfast meals.

  • 16.    Mayonnaise

    Mayonnaise has too many unhealthy ingredients such as corn syrup and seed oils, so it's best to consume it in moderation.

  • 17.    Mustard

    Mustard is very low in calories, fat, and sugar, and will help to reduce the inflammation levels in the body and protect against heart disease.

  • 18.    Pasta Sauce

  • 19.    Peanut Butter

    Peanut butter is a great way to boost your healthy fat content, will provide some fiber and protein, and is also high in manganese, tryptophan, as well as vitamin B3 and folate.

  • 20.    Pepper

    Pepper is completely calorie free and will offer a small dose of manganese, vitamin K, iron, dietary fiber, and copper, and can also help to promote better digestion and intestinal health.

  • 21.    Ranch Dressing

    Ranch dressing tends to be very high in calories and unhealthy ingredients so you're best off avoiding this as part of your regular diet.

  • 22.    Relish

    Relish is typically low in fat content but does contain added sugars, so should only be used in smaller amounts on your diet plan.

  • 23.    Salad Dressing

    Salad dressing can be a big source of hidden calories so you should always read the ingredient listings before adding it to your salad. The less, the better.

  • 24.    Salsa

    Salsa is a fantastic low-calorie way to boost your vegetable intake and will supply you with a high source of antioxidants to help fend off free radical damage in the body.

  • 25.    Salt

    Salt contains no calories but can increase your risk for high blood pressure, so should be used in moderation in your diet.

  • 26.    Sauces

    Sauces vary in their nutritional content depending on the ingredients that they contain but can be very high in calories, as well as sugar, so always read the ingredient listing before you serve it upl.

  • 27.    Seasoning

    Seasoning is a great non-calorie way to add more flavor to your meal but you should watch the sodium content in them as some can get quite high.

  • 28.    Soy Sauce

    Soy sauce is a low calorie condiment that will add flavor but is high in sodium so use sparingly on your diet plan.

  • 29.    Spreads

    Spreads will add additional calories and sometimes sugar to your meal, so use only a small portion when serving these up.

  • 30.    Sugar

    Those who are consuming too much sugar in their daily diet are going to be at an increased risk for diabetes as this will prompt a high release of insulin by the body to handle the dump of glucose into the blood.

  • 31.    Sweetener

    Sweetener is a low or non-calorie way to enhance the sweetness of your foods and is typically used to replace sugar in the diet.

  • 32.    Syrup

    Syrup will add sugar and additional calories to your meal and may also cause an increase in blood glucose levels, leaving you feeling hungrier than you were before.

  • 33.    Tahini

    Tahini is a great source of healthy fats in the diet and will supply you with some protein, thiamin, phosphorus, as well as manganese. Eat them occasionally but don't indulge.

  • 34.    Teriyaki Sauce

    Teriyaki sauce is high in added sugar but low in fat so a sauce that can be used in very small serving sizes to add flavoring to your foods.

  • 35.    Vegetable Oil

    Vegetable oils can be a healthy addition to your diet when you eat coconut, macadamia, or extra virgin olive oil, but not when you consume canola, corn, sunflower, or soybean oil.

  • 36.    Vinaigrette

    Vinaigrette is a healthy source of fats in the diet and will add flavor to your salads or other dishes you serve it up with.

  • 37.    Vinegar

    Vinegar is a calorie free way to enhance the taste of your foods and may also help you control your blood sugar levels better as well.