Because food exchange lists can be an important part of arriving at individualized meal plans, this appendix covers many of the common foods found on such lists. Please remember that the information contained in this book is not intended as medical advice. Consult your dietitian with any questions or details regarding the diet he or she has designed specifically for you. The information presented here is intended as a general guide only.
† = 3 grams or more of fiber per serving
‡ = High in sodium; if more than 1 serving is eaten, these foods have 400mg or more of sodium.
1 Carbohydrate Exchange List choice = 15 g carbohydrate
1 Protein Exchange List choice = 7 g protein
1 Milk Exchange List choice = 12 g carbohydrate and 8 g protein
1 Fat Exchange List choice = 5 g fat