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Suggested Meal Plan for A Hypoglycemia Diet
Occasional Foods List
Moderate amounts of some foods can be used in you meal plan, in spite of their sugar or fat content, as long as you can maintain blood-glucose control. The following list includes average exchange values for some of these foods. Because they are concentrated sources of carbohydrate, you will notice that the portion sizes are very small. Check with you dietitian for advice on how often and when you can eat them.

Food AmountExchanges
Angel food cake 1/12 cake 2 starch
Cake, no icing 1/13 cake of 3" square2 starch, 2 fat
Cheetos 1 oz 1 starch, 2 fat
Corn chips 1 oz 1 starch, 2 fat
Cookies 2 small 1 starch, 1 fat
Frozen fruit yogurt 1/3 cup 1 starch
Gingersnaps 3 1 starch
Granola bars ¼ cup 1 starch, 1 fat
Ice cream, any flavor ½ cup 1 starch, 2 fat
Ice milk, any flavor ½ cup 1 starch, 1 fat
Potato chips 1 oz 1 starch, 2 fat
Sherbet, any flavor ¼ oz 1 starch
Snack chips, all varieties * 1 oz 1 starch, 2 fat
Teddy Grahams 16 1 starch
Vanilla wafers 6 small 1 starch, 1 fat

* 400 mg. or more of sodium per serving.


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