Calories In Honey Baked Ham

Honey Baked Ham is a holiday favorite. Its typically served at Christmas, Easter and sometimes Thanksgiving. Ham is the cut of meat from the hind leg or end of a hog and is served cured or uncured. For individuals trying to lose weight, it is critical to count the number of calories being eaten each day. So how many calories in honey baked ham are there?

There are 70 calories in honey baked ham this is for a 2 ounce serving. Thats pretty low, and bodes well for those trying to lose weight who still want to eat honey baked ham. The same 2 ounce serving has 10 grams of protein, 4 grams of carbs, and only 1.5 grams of fat. That means the honey baked ham is about 60% protein. Thats even better for those individuals who are on low carb diets.

Believe it or not, ham has quite a bit of vitamin C in it. That 2 ounce serving has over 25% of the recommended daily allowance you need. The only thing you have to worry about when eating ham is the amount of sodium. There is about 800 mg of sodium in one serving. High sodium intake has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, type II diabetes, and cancer. For this reason, you should not go too crazy with the honey baked ham.

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