We are reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

Nutritional Profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

We got 51 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 25) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 18 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Fats and Oils) shows that it ranks first-class (Top 10) for 11 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 17 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

5.7%
38.7%
53.7%
Carbs
Fats
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

4.8%
18.9%
11.9%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

In food category: Fats and Oils

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
5.7 g
1.6 g
9
1959
Fatty Acids (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
18.9 g
5.4 g
117
210
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
11.9 g
3.4 g
106
210
Fatty Acids, total saturated
4.8 g
1.4 g
143
891
Fatty Acids, total trans
2.2 g
626.5 mg
26
67
Total Lipid (Fat)
38.7 g
11 g
40
212
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
150 mg
42.5 mg
44
94
Behenic Acid (22:0)
138 mg
39.1 mg
33
81
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
36 mg
10.2 mg
30
287
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
3 mg
0.9 mg
33
105
Myristic Acid (14:0)
36 mg
10.2 mg
93
1114
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.7 g
776.8 mg
145
818
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
2 mg
0.6 mg
23
174
Stearic Acid (18:0)
1.7 g
473.4 mg
131
518
Monounsaturated Fats (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-Erucic Acid (22:1 c)
24 mg
6.8 mg
5
32
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
1.8 g
521.6 mg
25
53
Erucic Acid (22:1)
24 mg
6.8 mg
14
187
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
41 mg
11.6 mg
6
149
Oleate (18:1 c)
16.7 g
4.7 g
42
76
Oleic Acid (18:1)
18.5 g
5.2 g
106
200
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
74 mg
21 mg
25
430
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
74 mg
21 mg
67
909
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
269 mg
76.3 mg
37
226
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
1.8 g
521.6 mg
25
54
Polyunsaturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
18:3i
211 mg
59.8 mg
19
19
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
2 g
561.3 mg
24
36
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
9.6 g
2.7 g
41
77
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
37 mg
10.5 mg
3
108
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
167 mg
47.3 mg
14
53
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
9.7 g
2.8 g
101
224
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
2.2 g
620.9 mg
48
81
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
378 mg
107.2 mg
29
45
Water-soluble Vitamins (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Thiamin
12 µg
3.4 µg
7
872
Fat-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
37.2 mg
10.5 mg
7
15
beta-Tocopherol
70 µg
19.8 µg
22
77
delta-Tocopherol
2.6 mg
731.4 µg
13
56
Dihydrophylloquinone
12.3 µg
3.5 µg
6
50
gamma-Tocopherol
13.8 mg
3.9 mg
19
41
Phylloquinone
56.5 µg
16 µg
22
423
Retinol
1.4 mg
388.4 µg
3
53
Vitamin A, IU
4.6k IU
1.3k IU
6
160
Vitamin A, RAE
1.4 mg
388.4 µg
3
63
Minerals (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
4 mg
1.1 mg
22
559
Magnesium, Mg
1 mg
283.5 µg
8
406
Phosphorus, P
4 mg
1.1 mg
21
681
Potassium, K
4 mg
1.1 mg
34
899
Sodium, Na
670 mg
189.9 mg
24
479
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
53.7 g
15.2 g
16
1532
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.9 g
527.3 mg
11
474
Kcal (Energy)
357 kcal
101.2 kcal
46
331
KJ (Energy)
1,490 kj
422.4 kj
33
157
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of benecol light spread (margarine-like spread) with 51 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

We searched Amazon for "Margarine Like Spread" and found these products.

You can click on an image or the link below for further details of each product (#ad).

Common Serving Sizes Of Benecol Light Spread (Margarine-like Spread)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tablespoon (1 NLEA Serving)14.0 g0.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of benecol light spread (margarine-like spread)

40 Similar Fats or Oils

Explore the nutrient content of similar fats and oils below by clicking on their names.

Similar Fats and Oils 1 - 40

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Margarine-like SpreadNo of
Nutrients
(Fat Free, Liquid, Salted)
43
(Fat Free, Tub, Salted)
30
(Liquid, Salted)
44
(Made With Yogurt, Reduced Calorie, Tub, About 40% Fat, Salted)
38
(Made With Yogurt, Stick, Salted)
37
(Margarine-Butter Blend, Soybean Oil & Butter)
67
(Reduced Calorie, About 20% Fat, Tub, Salted)
23
(Reduced Calorie, About 40% Fat, Stick, Salted)
46
(Reduced Calorie, About 40% Fat, Tub, Salted)
46
(Stick, Salted)
40
(Stick, Unsalted)
43
43
(Tub, Unsalted)
43
(Vegetable Oil Spread, Fat-Free, Tub)
45
(Vegetable Oil, Tub, 67-70% Fat)
52
(Vegetable-Oil, With Added Vitamin D, Stick/Tub/Bottle, 60% Fat)
42
(Whipped, Tub, Salted)
44
(With Salt, Vegetable Oi, 60% Fat, Stick/Tub/Bottle)
56
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 20% Fat)
26
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Stick)
63
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Stick)
62
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Tub)
74
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Tub)
74
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, Approximately 37% Fat, Unspecified Oils)
76
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, Fat Free, Liquid)
46
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil-Butter Spread, Reduced Calorie, Tub)
48
(With Salt, Vegetable Oil-Butter Spread, Tub)
48
(With Yogurt, With Salt, 70% Fat, Stick)
40
(With Yogurt, With Salt, Approximately 40% Fat, Tub)
41
(Without Salt, Butter-Margarine Blend, 80% Fat, Stick)
50
(Without Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 20% Fat)
25
(Without Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Stick/Tub/Bottle)
48
(Without Salt, Vegetable Oil Spread, 60% Fat, Stick/Tub/Bottle)
47
55
(Omega Plus Spread, With Plant Sterols & Fish Oil)
64
(Regular Buttery Spread With Flax Oil)
55
16
(Super Light Without Saturated Fat)
14
23
(Vegetable Oil Spread, Stick Or Tub)
26
Figure 5. Similar fats and oils 1 to 40.

Recommended High Quality Supplements

Choosing a high quality supplement can be quite tricky.

You have to know what to look for and it takes a lot of work to go through the myriad of available products.

We have a whole category dedicated to supplement recommendations that you can use if you're in need of high quality supplements.

We update/review our recommendations several times per year.

Get In Touch With Us!

We welcome each and every question, comment or suggestion you might have about our site! No matter how small, trivial or complicated you think it might be.

We use your questions, comments or suggestions to update and add to our content.

Please don't hesitate to Contact Us and let us know what's on your mind.

Healthy wishes from us at,