The Diet Denominator: Fill Your Tank for Less

A practical guide to choosing low energy density foods

 

By Frank G. Bottone, Jr., Ph.D.

 

Item

Calories

Grams

Diet Denominator

Fruit Cup: large

100

194

0.5

Hearty Breast of Chicken Soup: large

240

439

0.5

Chargrilled Chicken Garden Salad

170

298

0.6

Side Salad

70

113

0.6

Chick-n-Strips Salad

450

388

1.2

Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich

260

220

1.2

Chargrilled Chicken Club Sandwich

380

250

1.5

Carrot & Raisin Salad: Carrot & Raisin Salad

260

170

1.5

Cole Slaw: large

600

298

2.0

Chicken Salad Cup

350

170

2.1

Chicken Salad Sandwich

500

233

2.1

Chick-n-Strips: 4-count

470

215

2.2

Nuggets: 12-count

400

170

2.4

Chicken Sandwich

430

179

2.4

Waffle Potato Fries: large

420

128

3.3