Common Foods Comparison: SparkDiet Resource Center


Numbers reflect one typical serving of a variety of snacks (servings sizes vary by snack).

Data from SparkPeople.com food database or (*)similar source.

Individual items and brands will vary, and preparation method will make a difference too.




Calorie & Nutritional Comparison of Snacks    Click to Print
Snack (typical serving size)
Calories Fat (g) Carbs (g) Protein (g)
    Cucumber Slices (1/2 cup) 6.8 0.1 1.4 0.4
    Carrot Sticks (1/2 cup) 27.5 0.1 6.5 0.7
    Tangerine Slices (1 large) 43.1 0.2 11 0.6
    Applesauce (1/2 cup) 52.5 0.1 13.8 0.2
    Celery Sticks w/ Cream Cheese (1 Tbsp) 54.4 5.1 1.3 1.3
    Grapes (1/2 cup) 56.8 0.5 14.2 0.5
    Dried Apricots (1/4 cup) 77.4 0.1 20.1 1.2
    Apple Slices (1 med) 81.4 0.5 21 0.3
    Pretzels (1 oz.) 108 1 22.5 2.6
    Oil-Popped Popcorn (2 cups) 110 6.2 12.6 2
    Graham Crackers (2 large) 118.5 2.9 21 1.9
    Jelly Beans (30) 121.1 0.2 30.7 0
    Raisins (1/4 cup) 123.8 0.2 32.6 1.3
    Trail Mix (1 oz.) 131 8.3 12.7 3.9
    BBQ Chips (1 oz.) 139.2 9.2 15 2.2
    Tortilla Chips (1 oz.) 142 7.4 17.8 2
    Cheese n Crackers (1 oz.) 142.6 7.2 16.5 2.9
    Chocolate Pudding (1/2 cup) 150.3 4.5 25.8 3.1
    Cheese Puffs (1 oz.) 157.1 9.8 15.3 2.2
    Cashews (1 oz.) 162.7 13.1 9.3 4.3
    Sunflower Seeds (1 oz.) 165 14.1 6.8 5.5
    Peanuts (1 oz.) 165.8 14.1 6.1 6.7
    Colby Cheese Cubes (1.5 oz.) 167.5 13.7 1.1 10.1
    Beef Jerky (1.5 oz.) 174.4 10.9 4.7 14.1
    Apple Slices w/Peanut Butter (1 Tbsp) 176.3 8.7 24.1 4.3
    Chocolate Bar (1.55 oz.) 225.7 13.5 26 3
    Chocolate Chip Cookies (4 med) 236.2 10.8 32.7 2.4
    Doughnut (1) 250.2 11.9 34.4 2.7
    Chocolate Ice Cream (1 cup) 285.1 14.5 37.2 5
    Fig Bars (6) 334.1 7 68.1 3.6
    French Fries (med order) 458.3 24.7 53.3 5.8

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