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Reduced-Fat Mayonnaise

The amount of fat varies pretty widely between the non-fat and regular mayonnais,e having up to 10 - 11 grams of fat per tablespoon.

Reduced-fat mayonnaises are great for making salads, and there are a number of choices available to you. I feel that Blue Plate Low Fat mayonnaise has great flavor, with only 2 grams of fat and 25 calories per tablespoon. Hellman's Light (known as Best Foods in the Western U.S.) mayonnaise is quite good also at 15 calories.

I don't like using non-fat mayonnaise for dressings very much - I have found that they simply aren't creamy enough.

Light mayonnaise or reduced-fat mayonnaise usually has about 5 grams of fat per tablespoon. I generally keep this around for making sandwiches.

1 tablespoon Blue Plate Light = 25 calories, 1g fat, 0g sat fat, <1g mono fat, 0g protein, 4g carbohydrates, 140mg sodium, <5mg cholesterol

1 tablespoon Hellman's Light mayonnaise = 15 calories, 1g fat, 0g sat fat, <1g mono fat, 0g protein, 2g carbohydrates, 130mg sodium, 0mg cholesterol