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Starch/Bread Exchanges

All food items are one exchange each, unless otherwise noted.

Bread
Bagel (large, as in the bruegger's variety) (3 exchanges)
Bagel (small, as in the grocery store variety)(2 exchanges)
Boston Brown (w/ or w/o raisins) - 1 slice
Italian, pumpernickel, rye, white, and whole wheat - 1 slice
Croutons - 1 cup
Dried Bread Crumbs - 3 tbsp
English Muffin
Fresh Bread Crumbs - 1/2 cup
Hamburger Bun
Hot Dog Bun
Pita bread, 6" across
Roll, plain, small
Soft Tortilla, 6" across

Cereals and Grains
Bran - 1/2 cup
Bulgar - 1/2 cup
Couscous - 1/3 cup
Grapenuts - 1/4 cup
Grits - 1/2 cup
Pasta (cooked spaghetti, noodles and macaroni) - 1/2 cup
Puffed Cereal (unfrosted) - 1 1/2 cups
Rice or Barley - 1/3 cup
Shredded Wheat - 1/2 cup
Wheat Germ - 3 Tbsp.

Crackers and Snacks
Animal Crackers - 8
Arrowroot - 3
Breadsticks (crisp) - 2
Graham Crackers (2 1/2" square) - 3
Matzoh (4"x6" across) - 1/2
Melba Toast - 4
Oyster Crackers - 24
Pretzels (large) - 3
Pretzels (medium) - 25
Rye Wafer Crisp (2" by 1/2" across) - 4
Saltine Type Crackers - 6
Soda Crackers (2 1/2" across)
Tapioca Pudding - 1/2 cup
Vanilla Wafers - 5
Wheatsworth - 5
Zwieback - 3

Starchy Vegetables
Baked Beans - 1/3 cup
Beans and Peas (garbanzo, pinot, kidney, white, split, black-eyed) - 1/2 cup
Corn - 1/2 cup
Corn on the Cob (medium)
Dried Beans and Lentils (cooked) - 1/2 cup
Lima Beans - 2/3 cup
Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup
Parsnips - 2/3 cup
Plaintain - 1/2 cup
Potato, small (baked or broiled) - 1
Mashed Potato - 1/2 cup
Pumpkin - 3/4 cup
Squash (acorn, butternut, winter) - 1 cup
Succotash (corn and lima) - 1/2 cup
Yam, Sweet Potato - 1/2 cup


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