The Diet Denominator: Fill Your Tank for Less

A practical guide to choosing low energy density foods

 

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

 

Salads

calories

grams

Diet Denominator

House Side Salad without Dressing

15

90

0.2

Roasted BLT Salad without Dressing

200

347

0.6

Caesar Side Salad without Dressing & Croutons

50

82

0.6

Roasted Valley® Salad without Dressing & Croutons

220

301

0.7

Crispy BLT Salad without Dressing

330

360

0.9

Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® Fat Free Dressing

45

43

1.0

Hidden Valley® Golden Italian Light Dressing

45

43

1.0

Crispy Caesar Salad without Dressing & Croutons

350

315

1.1

Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® Dressing

200

57

3.5

KFC® Parmesan Garlic Croutons Pouch

60

14

4.3

KFC® Creamy Parmesan Caesar Dressing

260

57

4.6

Sandwiches

 

 

 

Oven Roasted Twister® without Sauce

330

247

1.3

Tender Roast® Sandwich without Sauce

300

217

1.4

Oven Roasted Twister®

420

269

1.6

Tender Roast® Sandwich

380

236

1.6

Honey BBQ Sandwich

280

147

1.9

KFC Snacker®, Honey BBQ

210

101

2.1

Crispy Twister®

550

252

2.2

KFC Snacker®, Buffalo

260

118

2.2

Double Crunch Sandwich

470

213

2.2

KFC Snacker®, Ultimate Cheese

280

120

2.3

KFC Snacker®

290

119

2.4

KFC Snacker®, Fish without Sauce

290

108

2.7

KFC Snacker®, Fish

330

120

2.8

Chicken

 

 

 

Chicken-Breast without skin or breading

140

108

1.3

Chicken- Drumstick

130

59

2.2

Breast Chicken Breast

360

161

2.2

Chicken-Thigh

330

126

2.6

Chicken- Drumstick

160

60

2.7

Chicken-Breast

440

162

2.7

Chicken-Whole Wing

130

47

2.8

Chicken-Thigh

370

114

3.2

Chicken-Whole Wing

170

52

3.3

Strips

 

 

 

KFC Famous Bowls™-Mashed Potato with Gravy

740

531

1.4

KFC Famous Bowls™-Rice with Gravy

620

384

1.6

Chicken and Biscuit Bowl

870

481

1.8

Chicken Pot Pie chicken pot pie

770

423

1.8

Crispy Strips crispy strips

350

151

2.3

Crispy Strips

240

102

2.4

Popcorn Chicken-Kids

290

85

3.4

Popcorn Chicken-Large

550

160

3.4

Popcorn Chicken-Individual popcorn chicken

400

116

3.4

Wings

 

 

 

Boneless Fiery Buffalo Wings

420

176

2.4

Boneless Teriyaki Wings

500

199

2.5

Boneless HBBQ Wings

450

178

2.5

Boneless Sweet & Spicy Wings

440

169

2.6

Fiery Buffalo Wings

380

142

2.7

Teriyaki Wings

480

172

2.8

HBBQ Wings

390

131

3.0

Sweet & Spicy Wings

400

131

3.1

Hot Wings® hot wings

350

112

3.1

Sides (Individual)

 

 

 

Green Beans

50

96

0.5

Corn on the Cob (3")

70

82

0.9

Corn on the Cob (5.5")

150

162

0.9

Mashed Potatoes with Gravy

140

151

0.9

Mashed Potatoes without Gravy

110

108

1.0

Macaroni and Cheese

180

136

1.3

Cole Slaw

180

130

1.4

Potato Salad

180

128

1.4

Seasoned Rice

150

99

1.5

Baked Beans

220

136

1.6

Potato Wedges

260

102

2.5

Biscuit Biscuit

220

57

3.9

Desserts

 

 

 

Lil' Bucket™ Strawberry Short Cake

210

99

2.1

Lil' Bucket™ Chocolate Cream

280

113

2.5

Lil' Bucket™ Lemon Crème

410

127

3.2

Apple Pie Mini's

370

114

3.2

Teddy Grahams®, Graham Snacks, Cinnamon

90

21

4.3

Sweet Life Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

150

35

4.3

Double Choc. Chip Cake

330

76

4.3

Sweet Life Sugar Cookie

160

35

4.6

Sweet Life Chocolate Chip Cookie

160

35

4.6