Four healthy alternatives to mayonnaise


Abusing mayonnaise can lead to overweightAs only 100 grams of this popular sauce contains more than 600 calories.

Also called mayonnaise, the following are four healthy alternatives to help you cut calories in your sandwiches and other meals:

Avocado puree

Unlike mayonnaise, avocado does not contain saturated fat. What it does provide instead are monounsaturated fats (only 2 grams per tablespoon), a healthy type of fat. Simply mash your avocado repeatedly to the desired consistency. Afterwards, spread it generously on your sandwiches to give them a twist of flavor and properties.


Many people find it unpleasant, but if your palate delights with the combinations of sweet, spicy and salty, consider switching to mustard ... but be careful, it hooks. Some varieties have 0 grams of fat (check the labels to choose the best option) and about 12 calories per tablespoon.


If you cannot find it in stores, you can prepare it yourself at home, since It's very easy to do. All you need are chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and salt. Blend it all together and you have a healthy sauce for your sandwiches, with only 0.5 grams of fat and 15 calories per tablespoon.


Did you know that a 30 gram serving of sesame seeds contains three times more iron than the same amount of beef liver? And that is precisely the main ingredient in this pasta native to the Middle East: sesame seeds. Regarding the fat content, a tablespoon provides only 4 grams, which is why this is another fantastic alternative to mayonnaise for people who want to cut calories in their diet.

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