Diabetic Diet: Fast Food Choices 2015-09-15T12:41:43+00:00

Diabetic Diet: Fast Food Choices

Food Serving Size Exchanges per Serving
Burrito 1 (5 – 7 oz.) 3 carbohydrates, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat
Chicken nuggets 6 1 carbohydrate, 2 medium-fat meats
Chicken breast and wing, breaded & fried 1 each 1 carbohydrate, 4 medium-fat meats, 2 fats
Chicken sandwich, grilled 1 2 carbohydrates, 3 very lean meats
Chicken wings, hot 6 (5 oz.) 5 medium-fat meats, 1½ fats
Fish sandwich/tartar sauce 1 3 carbohydrates, 1 medium-fat meat, 3 fats
French fries 1 medium serving (5 oz.) 4 carbohydrates, 4 fats
Hamburger, regular 1 2 carbohydrates, 2 fats
Hamburger, large 1 2 carbohydrates, 3 medium-fat meats, 1 fat
Hot dog with bun 1 2 carbohydrate, 1 high-fat meat, 1 fat
Individual pan pizza 1 5 carbohydrates, 3 medium-fat meats, 3 fats
Pizza, cheese, thin crust ¼ of 12 in (about 6 oz.) 2½ carbohydrates, 2 medium-fat meats, 1½ fats
Pizza, meat, thin crust ¼ of 12 in (about 6 oz.) 2½ carbohydrates, 2 medium-fat meats, 2 fats
Soft-serve cone 1 small (5 oz.) 2½ carbohydrates, 1 fat
Submarine sandwich (regular) 1 sub (6 in.) 3½ carbohydrates, 2 medium-fat meats, 1 fat
Submarine sandwich (less than 6 gms of fat) 1 sub (6 in.) 3 carbohydrates, 2 very lean meats
Taco, hard or soft shell 1 (3 – 3½ oz.) 1 carbohydrate, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat

Ask at your fast food restaurant for nutrition information about your favorite fast foods or check websites.