Margarine-like Spread, Benecol Light Spread
Serving Size 100 grams
Nutritional Value and Analysis
Margarine-like Spread, Benecol Light Spread with a serving size of 100 grams has a total of 357 calories with 38.71 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 100 grams of food and contains 348.39 calories from fat. This item is classified as fats and oils foods.
This food is a good source of vitamin a, vitamin a, rae, vitamin e and vitamin k but is high in fat. Margarine-like Spread, Benecol Light Spread is a high fat food because 97.59% of the total calories in this serving come from fat. Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from saturated fats.
Fat 60% of DV
A serving of 100 grams of margarine-like spread, benecol light spread has 60% of the recommended daily intake of fat.
Vitamin A 91% of DV
A serving of 100 grams of margarine-like spread, benecol light spread has 91% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a.
Vitamin A, RAE 152% of DV
A serving of 100 grams of margarine-like spread, benecol light spread has 152% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a, rae.
Vitamin E 248% of DV
A serving of 100 grams of margarine-like spread, benecol light spread has 248% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin e.
Vitamin K 47% of DV
A serving of 100 grams of margarine-like spread, benecol light spread has 47% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin k.
Serving Size 100g (about 3.52 oz)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 357||Calories from Fat 348|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 38.7g||60%|
|Saturated Fat 4.8g||24%|
|Trans Fat 2.21g|
|Total Carbohydrate 5.7g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0%|
|Vitamin A 91%||Vitamin C 0%|
|Calcium 0%||Iron 0%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
|Vitamin A||4567 IU||91%|
|→ Vitamin A, RAE||1370 µg||152%|
|Vitamin B-6||0 mg||0%|
|Vitamin E||37.22 mg||248%|
|→ Beta Tocopherol||0.07 mg||-|
|→ Delta Tocopherol||2.58 mg||-|
|→ Gamma Tocopherol||13.8 mg||-|
|→ Alpha Tocotrienol||0 mg||-|
|→ Beta Tocotrienol||0 mg||-|
|→ Delta Tocotrienol||0 mg||-|
|→ Gamma Tocotrienol||0 mg||-|
|Vitamin K||56.5 µg||47%|
Vitamins are organic compounds required by your body to grow and develop normally. A balanced diet with a variety of foods is the best way to get the 13 different vitamins that your body requires.
Carbohydrates, also known as carbs, saccharides, sugars or starches are the most abundant food source and a key form of energy for your body. Once ingested your body transforms carbohydrates into glucose which is used by your body as an energy source for your cells, tissues and organs.
Fats & Fatty Acids
|Saturated Fats||4.77 g||24%|
|→ Butyric Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Caproic Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Caprylic Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Capric Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Lauric Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Myristic Acid||0.04 g||-|
|→ Palmitic Acid||2.74 g||-|
|→ Stearic Acid||1.67 g||-|
|→ Arachidic Acid||0.15 g||-|
|→ Behenic Acid||0.14 g||-|
|→ Lignoceric Acid||0 g||-|
|Monounsaturated Fats||18.93 g||-|
|→ Palmitoleic Acid||0.07 g||-|
|→ Heptadecenoic Acid||0.04 g||-|
|→ Oleic Acid||18.53 g||-|
|→ Gadoleic Acid||0.27 g||-|
|→ Erucic Acid||0.02 g||-|
|Polyunsaturated Fats||11.95 g||-|
|→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)||9.72 g||-|
|→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)||2.19 g||-|
|→ Alpha-linolenic Acid||1.98 g||-|
|→ Parinaric Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2)||0.04 g||-|
|→ Arachidonic Acid||0 g||-|
|→ Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)||0 g||-|
|→ Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)||0 g||-|
|→ Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)||0 g||-|
|Trans Fats||2.21 g||11%|
|Total trans-monoenoic||1.84 g||-|
|Total trans-polyenoic||0.38 g||-|
Fat is important in your diet because it gives you energy and helps your body absorb vitamins. Fat is stored in your body in the form of fatty acids. Fatty acids are classified in three different types or families: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.
Proteins & Amino Acids
Proteins are present in every cell of your body and are crucial to build and maintain your bones, muscles and skin. Sources of proteins include meat, dairy products, nuts, beans and some grains. It is important to eat foods with the appropriate amount of dietary protein every day because your body does not store protein in the same way fats and carbohydrates are stored.
Minerals are chemical elements required by your body to grow and stay healthy. There are two kinds of minerals: macrominerals and trace minerals. Macrominerals are needed by your body needs in larger amounts, while trace minerals are needed by your body in small amounts.
Cholesterol is a fat like chemical compound that your body requires to build cell membranes and to produce vitamin D and hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Although your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, this nutrient is commonly found in foods like meat, eggs and cheese.
Calories Burn off Time
How long would it take to burn off Margarine-like Spread, Benecol Light Spread with 357calories? A brisk walk for 78 minutes, jogging for 36 minutes, or hiking for 60 minutes will help your burn off the calories in margarine-like spread, benecol light spread.
Burn off time varies based on your weight, physical activity and exercise intensity. The following physical activity table contains an estimated burn off time for a person weighting 154 lbs.
|Physical Activity||Burn Off Time|
|Bicycling - 10 mph or less||74 minutes|
|Light Gardening||65 minutes|
|Walking - 3.5 mph||78 minutes|
|Weight Training - light workout||99 minutes|
|Bicycling - 10 mph or more||36 minutes|
|Running - 5 mph||36 minutes|
|Walking - 4.5 mph||47 minutes|
|Weight Training - vigorous workout||49 minutes|
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Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Factors like age, gender and level of physical activity may affect your daily required values.
Nutrition data based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
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A healthy eating pattern that accounts for all foods and beverages within an appropriate calorie level could help achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Healthy eating habits include the following:
- Vegetables from all subgroups, including dark, green, red and orange vegetables and also beans and peas
- A variety of whole fruits
- Grains with at least half of which are whole grains
- Low or fat free dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese and/or fortified soy beverages
- Protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs and nuts
- Oils with limited amounts of saturated fats and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium