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Diabetic Snacks Exchange List

Carb and Fat Exchange Chart for Snacks

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Updated June 01, 2009

Diabetic Snacks Exchange List
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Looking for a diabetic exchange list for snacks?

Food exchange lists are used for meal planning and keeping track of carbohydrate intake when you have type 2 diabetes.

Source:

American Dietetic Assocation. (2003). Exchange Lists for Meal Planning [Brochure]. Chicago, IL

Exchanges for Snacks

FOOD Serving Size Carbohydrate Fat
8 1 0
Brownie (unfrosted) 2" square 1 1
Cupcake (frosted) 2 oz. 2 1
Doughnut (plain cake) 1 medium 1.5 2
Doughnut (glazed) 2 oz. 2 2
Energy, sport or breakfast bar 2 oz. 2 1
Frozen fruit juice bar 1 - 3 oz. bar 1 0
Fruit snacks (chewy) 1 roll (3/4 oz.) 1 0
Pie (fruit, 2 crust) 1/6 of 8" pie 3 2
Pie (pumpkin or custard) 1/8 of 8" pie 2 2
Pretzels 3/4 oz. 1 0
Rice cakes 4" dia. 1 0
Snack chips (fat-free or baked) 15-20 chips 1 0
Sweet Roll or Danish 2.5 oz. 2.5 2
Yogurt (frozen) 1/2 cup 1 0-1

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