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Fruit Exchange

Fruit Exchange

The fruit exchange list is one of the six food exchange lists.

Each item on the Fruit Exchange List contains approximately:

10 grams carbohydrate
0 grams protein
0 grams fat
40 calories

Each item equals one Fruit Exchange when used in the amount specified:

Apple1 small
Apple juice1/3 cup
Applesauce (unsw)1/2 cup
Apricot (dried)2 medium
Apricot - raw4 halves
Banana1/2 small
Blackberries1/2 cup
Blueberries1/2 cup
Raspberries1/2 cup
Strawberries3/4 cup
Cherries10 large
Cider1/3 cup
Cranberry juice (sw)1/4 cup
Cranberry juice (unsw)3/4 cup
Fig (dried)1
Fig (raw)1
Grapefruit 1/2
Grapefruit juice1/2 cup
Grape juice1/4 cup
Mango1/2 small
Cantaloupe1/4 small
Honeydew1/8 medium
Watermelon1 cup
Nectarine1 small
Orange1 small
Orange juice1/2 cup
Papaya3/4 cup
Peach1 medium
Pear 1 small
Persimmon1 medium
Pineapple 1/2 cup
Pineapple juice1/3 cup
Plums2 medium
Prune2 medium
Prune juice1/4 cup
Raisin2 tablespoons
Tangerine1 medium

Alpers, D.H., R.E. Clouse & W.F. Stenson. 1983. Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics. Little, Brown, and Company, Boston. 457.

Committee of Dietetics of the Mayo Clinic. 1971. Mayo Clinic Diet Manual, 4th ed. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia. 67.

Howe, P.S. 1981. Basic Nutrition in Health and Disease, 7th ed. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia.

Iowa Dietetics Association. 1984. Simplified Diet Manual: with Meal Patterns, 5th ed. Iowa State University Press; Ames, Iowa. 108.

Walser, M., A.L. Imbembo, et.al. 1984. Nutritional Management: The Johns Hopkins Handbook. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia. 403.