Spam Nutrition Facts



Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Spam.

Calories

There are 176 calories in Spam.

176

Nutrition Facts
Spam
Serving Size:

2

oz 1 NLEA serving (56 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 134
Calories 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 grams

Saturated Fat 5.6 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 7.6 grams

Cholesterol 40 milligrams

Sodium 790 milligrams

Potassium 229 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 2.6 grams

Dietary Fiber 0 grams

Sugars 0 grams
Protein 7.5 grams
0%

Vitamin A

0%

Vitamin C

0%

Calcium

2%

Iron

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Category
Food / Beverages > Meat / Poultry / Seafood > Prepared / Processed > Meat

How long would it take to burn off 180 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 48 minutes
Running (6mph) 17 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 24 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What exactly is in spam?

It may come as a pleasant surprise to learn that SPAM is not the preservative-packed mystery meat you might think it is. In fact, SPAM only contains six ingredients! And the brand’s website lists them all. They are: pork with ham meat added (that counts as one), salt, water, potato starch, sugar, and sodium nitrite.

What part of the pig is spam?

shoulder

The pork is from the shoulder portion of pigs , according to spam.com. Salt, water and sugar are familiar to us all, so that leaves potato starch and sodium nitrite that need explanation. The food processing industry uses potato starch as a thickener, binder or gelling agent.

What does spam stand for?

Special Processed American Meat

SPAM is an acronym: Special Processed American Meat.

What is spam How is it harmful?



Most spam is irritating and time-consuming, but some spam is positively dangerous to handle. Usually email scams are trying to get you to give up your bank details so that the fraudsters can either withdraw money, or steal your identity. Such messages include phishing scams and advanced fee fraud.

Is Spam worse than bacon?

Moreover, bacon is made with the pork belly while Spam is made with the pork shoulder. Besides that, Spam has more sodium than bacon. Furthermore, bacon has more protein than Spam. Spam has less calories than bacon.

Can you eat Spam raw?

Because Spam is already cooked, it can be eaten straight from the can and requires minimal preparation prior to eating. It’s also highly versatile and can be added to a wide variety of recipes. Some of the most popular ways to enjoy Spam include adding it to sliders, sandwiches, pasta dishes and rice.

Does Spam taste good?

The taste of SPAM is a salty, and slightly spicy, ham flavor. And whether or not it tastes “good” varies drastically depending on who you ask. People who grew up with it often find it to be fine, good, or even delightful. Others may find it to be absolutely disgusting.



How long does a can of Spam last?

SPAM does not have an expiration date. Instead, it has a “best by” date. This date indicates when SPAM will have likely lost quality, such as losing freshness or flavor. The best-by date of SPAM is approximately 3 years after the date of manufacturing.