Brands of light mayonnaise are the healthiest options on the market. Fat-free mayonnaise is also a healthier option, but these are lacking in flavor.
Light mayonnaise is lower in calories and fat content. On average 1 tablespoon of light mayo contains 45 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, 100 milligrams of sodium and 5 or fewer milligrams of cholesterol.
Another healthy mayonnaise is made with olive oil, which is also lower in fat content. This type of mayo offers a slightly different change in taste from traditional mayo. Fat-free and light mayonnaise options are offered by many popular brands as is ones made with canola oil.