• If you like hot dogs, turkey hot dogs provide a significant amount of dietary protein. However, other high-protein alternatives are likely more heart healthy. Hot dogs, including turkey hot dogs, are generally high in sodium and may contain up to 600 milligrams of sodium per hot dog.


  • Watch the Fat and Sodium Those made with poultry dont fare much better on the sodium front—Applegate Naturals Natural Uncured Turkey hot dogs pack 450 mg of sodium each. Traditional beef and pork hot dogs are also high in fat. You can cut out some fat by opting for dogs made from chicken or turkey.

    Beside above, are turkey hotdogs bad? Worst turkey dog These dogs are relatively high in fat and sodium. Each has 100 calories, 8 grams of fat (including 2.5 grams of saturated fat), 510 milligrams of sodium, and 5 grams of protein.

    Likewise, what are the healthiest hot dogs to eat?

    The Healthiest and Unhealthiest Store-Bought Hot Dogs

    • All Beef: Healthiest: Applegate Naturals Beef Hot Dog.
    • All Beef: Healthiest: Organic Prairie Organic Uncured Grassfed Beef Hot Dogs.
    • All Beef: Unhealthiest: Ball Park Beef Franks.
    • All Beef: Unhealthiest: Sabrett Natural Casing Beef Frankfurters.
    • Low Fat: Healthiest: Hebrew National 97% Fat Free Beef Franks.

    Are veggie dogs healthier than hot dogs?

    Yes, vegetarian hot dogs exist (even burgers and bacon), but most of them arent made from vegetables. She also notes they are not healthier than regular hot dogs, even if they dont contain any animal protein.

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