The Dieter's Calorie Counter

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Eating right just got easier--with Corinne T. Netzer, America's #1 authority on the nutritional content of food.

Whether you want to know the calorie counts for the exotic or the everyday, discover the joy of savoring your favorite treats while sticking to your eating plan. With The Dieter's Calorie Counter, it's a cinch to make smart decisions about the foods you eat--no matter which diet you're on!

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Overview

Eating right just got easier--with Corinne T. Netzer, America's #1 authority on the nutritional content of food.

Whether you want to know the calorie counts for the exotic or the everyday, discover the joy of savoring your favorite treats while sticking to your eating plan. With The Dieter's Calorie Counter, it's a cinch to make smart decisions about the foods you eat--no matter which diet you're on!

Here are the comprehensive calorie counts you need in a reference that's fully revised and expanded, jam-packed with fresh, frozen, canned, brand-name, and generic foods, as well as fast-food restaurants and specialties. Now you can browse through the supermarket aisles. . . try out a new restaurant. . . plan a family get-together. . . indulge yourself with a treat. There are no "forbidden" foods, merely choices. And the choice is yours in the book that gives you the knowledge and power to choose what's best for you.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780440508212
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/28/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 491,675
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 10.54 (h) x 1.16 (d)

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The fourth edition of The Dieter's Calorie Counter is a compilation of basic foods, brand-name foods, and fast foods--all integrated and alphabetized.

Because this book is alphabetized, you should have no difficulty finding whatever food you want to look up.  However, there are instances in which you may have to look in more than one place.  If you are looking for a specific food and cannot find it immediately, look for it under a category, such as cakes, pies, pasta sauce, rolls,  etc.  Wherever sensible, I have cross-referenced listings, but the pressure of space has made it impossible to do so for every item.

All the foods included in The Dieter's Calorie Counter are listed in useful household portions.  And similar foods  are generally listed in uniform measures.  However, this was not possible--or even reasonable--in certain cases.  All breads, for example, could have been listed in a standard one-ounce measure, but that would mean you would have to weigh a slice of bread  to determine its calorie content.  Hence, breads and various other foods are listed by the unit (piece or slice or portion) as packaged by the manufacturer.  This means that although you can determine the calories in individual slices of bread, you should not compare different brands and varieties of breads (or other foods listed by the piece), because they may vary a great deal in size.

Since the purpose of this book is to help you lose weight, remember also to compare only foods that are listed in similar measures.  Do not compare foods listed in dis-similar measures.  This rule particularly applies to the confusion between measures by capacity and measures by weight.  Eight ounces is a measure of how much something weighs; one cup is a measure of how much space it occupies.  An eight-ounce cup of lightweight food such as popcorn weighs about one ounce, but eight ounces of popcorn would fill many cups.

Naturally, you can convert a similar unit of measure into a smaller or larger amount.  The following table may be useful in making such conversions.

Equivalents by Capacity (all measures level)
1 quart  =  4 cups
1 cup  =  8 fluid ounces = 1/2 pint = 16 tablespoons
2 tablespoons  =  1 fluid ounce
1 tablespoon  =  3 teaspoons

Equivalents by Weight
1 pound  =  16 ounces
3.57 ounces  =  100 grams
1 ounce  =  28.35 grams

The material contained in The Dieter's Calorie Counter is based on information from the United States government, from producers and processors of brand-name foods, and from restaurant chains.  The data contained herein are the latest available as  this book goes to press.  Bear in mind, however, that the food industry often changes recipes and sizes and may discontinue a product or add new ones.  In the future I will revise and update this book to keep you completely informed.

Good luck and good dieting.

Corinne T. Netzer

Abbreviations & Symbols

cont.  =  container diam.  =  diameter fl.  =  fluid
"  =  inch lb.  =  pound(s)
oz.  =  ounce(s)
pkg.  =  package pkt.  =  packet
*  =  prepared according to package directions qt.  =  quart tbsp.  =  tablespoon(s)
tsp.  =  teaspoon(s)
w/  =  with

Note: Brand-name foods and restaurants listed in italics denote registered trademarks.

Pizza, frozen:
artichoke heart (Wolfgang Puck's 10"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 340
bacon burger (Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.25 oz. . . . . . 380
Canadian bacon:
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 6.9-oz. pie . . . . . 430
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/3 pie, 5.6 oz. . . . . . 430
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 360
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.2 oz. . . . . . 320
Cheese:
  (Amy's), 1 serving . . . . . 310
(Celentano Thick Crust), 1/2 pie . . . . . 390
(Celeste Large), 1/4 pie . . . . . 320
(Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 540
(Empire Kosher 3 Pack), 3-oz. pie . . . . . 210
(Empire Kosher 10 oz. . . . . . ), 1/2 pie . . . . . 340
(Jeno's Microwave For One), 3.7-oz. pie . . . . . 240
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 6.9-oz. pie . . . . . 450
(Kid Cuisine Pirate), 8 oz. . . . . . 430
(Schwan's Deep Dish Single), 6-oz. pie . . . . . 500
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/3 pie, 5.3 oz. . . . . . 440
(Swanson Fun Feast), 1 pkg . . . . . 350
(Tombstone For One 1/2 Less Fat), 6.5-oz. pie . . . . . 360
(Totino's Microwave For One), 3.7-oz. pie . . . . . 240
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 4.9 oz. . . . . . 320
(Totino's Party Family Size), 1/3 pie, 5.6 oz. . . . . . 360
Cheese, extra:
(Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 410
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 420
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 370
(Tombstone For One), 1 pie . . . . . 540
(Weight Watchers), 5.74 oz. . . . . . 390
Cheese, four:
(Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 540
(Schwan's Deep Dish),  1/4 of 10 1/2" pie . . . . . 310
(Tombstone Special Order 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 400
(Wolfgang Puck's), 1/2 of 10.75-oz. pie . . . . . 360
hot and zesty (Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 530
zesty (Celeste Large), 1/4 pie . . . . . 330
Cheese, three:
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/4 pie,  5.3 oz. . . . . . 370
(Pappalo's Deep Dish for One), 7.2-oz. pie . . . . . 540
(Pappalo's for One), 7.7-oz. pie . . . . . 500
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 400
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 340
(Totino's Select),  pie,  4.4 oz. . . . . . 300
Italian (Tombstone ThinCrust), 1/4 pie,  4.9 oz. . . . . . 380
Cheese, two:
w/Canadian bacon (Totino's Select),  pie,  4.9 oz. . . . . . 310
w/pepperoni (Totino's Select),  pie,  4.8 oz. . . . . . 360
w/sausage (Totino's Select),  pie,  5 oz. . . . . . 360
chicken, spicy (Wolfgang Puck's), 1/2 of 10.75-oz. pie . . . . . 360
chicken and broccoli (Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 350
Combination:
(Jeno's Microwave for One), 4.2-oz. pie . . . . . 310
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 520
(Totino's Microwave For One), 4.2-oz. pie . . . . . 310
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 3.4 oz. . . . . . 390
(Totino's Party Family), 1/4 pie, 4.4 oz. . . . . . 300
(Weight Watchers Deluxe), 6.57 oz. . . . . . 380
Deluxe:
(Celeste Large), 1/4 pie . . . . . 350
(Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 540
(Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 380
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 320
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 320
Hamburger:
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 7.3-oz. pie . . . . . 500
(Kid Cuisine Big League), 8.3 oz. . . . . . 400
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 310
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 320
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.5 oz. . . . . . 370
Italiano, zesty (Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.4 oz. . . . . . 390
w/meat (Celeste Suprema Large), 1/5 pie . . . . . 290
w/meat (Celeste Suprema for One), 1 pie . . . . . 580
meat, five (Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 330
Meat, four:
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/5 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 330
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 380
(Tombstone Special Order 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 400
(Tombstone Special Order 12"), 1/6 pie . . . . . 350
combo, Italian (Tombstone ThinCrust), 1/4 pie, 5.1 oz. . . . . . 410
Meat, three:
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 500
(Schwan's Deep Dish), 1/4 of 10 1/2" pie . . . . . 340
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.25 oz. . . . . . 360
Mexican style:
(Schwan's Deep Dish Single), 5.4-oz. pie . . . . . 440
supreme taco (Tombstone ThinCrust), 1/4 pie, 5.1 oz. . . . . . 380
zesty (Totino's Microwave for One), 4.2-oz. pie . . . . . 280
zesty (Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.5 oz. . . . . . 370
Pepperoni:
(Celeste Large), 1/4 pie . . . . . 350
(Celeste Pizza for One), 1 pie . . . . . 520
(Hormel Quick Meal), 5.9-oz. pie . . . . . 380
(Jeno's Microwave for One), 4-oz. pie . . . . . 280
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 6.8-oz. pie . . . . . 500
(Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 440
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/5 pie, 4.4 oz. . . . . . 340
(Pappalo's Deep Dish for One), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 540
(Pappalo's for One), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 520
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 440
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 390
(Schwan's Deep Dish Single), 6-oz. pie . . . . . 530
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/3 pie, 5.4 oz. . . . . . 480
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 340
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 340
(Tombstone For One), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 580
(Tombstone For One 1/2 Less Fat), 6.8-oz. pie . . . . . 400
(Tombstone Special Order 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 400
(Tombstone Special Order 12"), 1/6 pie . . . . . 360
(Totino's Microwave for One), 4 oz. . . . . . 280
(Totino's Party), 1/2 pie, 5.1 oz. . . . . . 380
(Totino's Party Family), 1/3 pie, 5.6 oz. . . . . . 410
(Weight Watchers), 5.56 oz. . . . . . 390
double cheese (Tombstone Double Top), 1/6 pie, 4.6 oz. . . . . . 350
Italian (Tombstone ThinCrust), 1/4 pie, 5 oz. . . . . . 420
super (Schwan's Deep Dish), 1/4 of 10 1/2" pie . . . . . 350
Sausage:
(Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 530
(Jeno's Microwave for One), 4.1-oz. pie . . . . . 280
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 510
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/5 pie, 4.6 oz. . . . . . 330
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 440
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 380
(Schwan's Deep Dish Single), 6-oz. pie . . . . . 520
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/4 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 380
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 310
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 320
(Totino's Microwave for One), 4.1-oz. pie . . . . . 280
(Totino's Party), 1/4 pie, 5.4 oz. . . . . . 380
(Totino's Party Family),  pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 300
double cheese (Tombstone Double Top), 1/4 pie, 4.8 oz. . . . . . 350
and herb (Wolfgang Puck's),  of 10.75-oz. pie . . . . . 380
Italian (Tombstone ThinCrust),  pie, 5.1 oz. . . . . . 400
Italian (Tombstone For One), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 560
sausage, three (Tombstone Special Order 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 390
sausage, three (Tombstone Special Order 12"), 1/6 pie . . . . . 340
sausage and mushroom (Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 320
Sausage and pepperoni:
(Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 430
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/5 pie, 4.6 oz. . . . . . 530
(Pappalo's Deep Dish for One), 7.26-oz. pie . . . . . 550
(Pappalo's for One), 7.2-oz. pie . . . . . 570
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 440
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 390
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/4 pie, 4.4 oz. . . . . . 390
(Tombstone Original 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 360
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 340
(Tombstone For One), 7-oz. pie . . . . . 590
(Totino's Select), 1/3 pie, 5 oz. . . . . . 360
double cheese (Tombstone Double Top), 1/6 pie, 4.8 oz. . . . . . 360
spinach feta (Amy's), 1 serving . . . . . 320
Supreme:
(Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty), 7.2-oz. pie . . . . . 520
(Pappalo's Deep Dish), 1/5 pie, 4.9 oz. . . . . . 350
(Pappalo's Deep Dish for One), 7.6-oz. pie . . . . . 540
(Pappalo's for One), 7.6-oz. pie . . . . . 520
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 9"), 1/2 pie . . . . . 300
(Pappalo's Pizzaria Style 12"), 1/4 pie . . . . . 390
(Schwan's Deep Dish), 1/4 of 10 1/2" pie . . . . . 350
(Schwan's Deep Dish Single), 6-oz. pie . . . . . 490
(Schwan's Special Recipe), 1/4 pie, 5.1 oz. . . . . . 410
(Tombstone Original 12"), 1/5 pie . . . . . 330
(Tombstone Light), 1/5 pie, 4.9 oz. . . . . . 270
(Tombstone For One), 7.6-oz. pie . . . . . 570
(Tombstone For One 1/2 Less Fat), 7.7-oz. pie . . . . . 400
(Totino's Microwave for One), 4.3-oz. pie . . . . . 290
(Totino's Select), 1/2 pie, 5.5 oz. . . . . . 360
(Totino's Party), 1/3 pie, 5.5 oz. . . . . . 380
Italian (Tombstone ThinCrust),  pie, 5.3 oz. . . . . . 400
super (Tombstone Special Order 9"), 1/3 pie . . . . . 400
super (Tombstone Special Order 12"), 1/6 pie . . . . . 350
tomato and mozzarella (Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 350
Vegetable:
(Celeste for One), 1 pie . . . . . 480
(Tombstone Light), 1/5 pie, 4.6 oz. . . . . . 240
(Tombstone For One 1/2 Less Fat), 7.3-oz. pie . . . . . 360
grilled, cheeseless (Wolfgang Puck's), 1/2 of 10.75-oz. pie . . . . . 200
primavera (Marie Callender's), 1/2 pie, 4.5 oz. . . . . . 350
roasted (Amy's), 1 serving . . . . . 270

Pizza, bagel, frozen:
(Empire Kosher), 2-oz. piece . . . . . 150
Mini:
cheese, three (Ore-Ida Bagel Bits), 4 pieces . . . . . 190
cheeseburger (Ore-Ida Bagel Bits), 4 pieces . . . . . 210
supreme (Ore-Ida Bagel Bits), 4 pieces . . . . . 180

Pizza, breakfast, frozen, 1 piece:
bacon (Schwan's Bright Starts Singles) . . . . . 440
western (Schwan's Bright Starts Singles) . . . . . 410

Pizza, croissant, frozen, 1 piece:
cheese (Pepperidge Farm) . . . . . 390
deluxe (Pepperidge Farm) . . . . . 450
pepperoni (Pepperidge Farm) . . . . . 420

Pizza, English muffin, frozen:
(Empire Kosher), 2-oz. piece . . . . . 130

Pizza, French bread, frozen:
bacon cheddar (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 11 3/8-oz. pkg. . . . . . 430
Cheese:
(Healthy Choice), 6 oz. . . . . . 320
(Lean Cuisine), 6 oz. . . . . . 320
(Stouffer's), 1/2 of 10 3/8-oz. pkg. . . . . . 360
cheeseburger (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 11 7/8-oz. pkg. . . . . . 420
deluxe (Lean Cuisine), 6 1/8 oz. . . . . . 320
deluxe (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 12 3/8-oz. pkg. . . . . . 430
double cheese (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 11 3/4-oz. pkg. . . . . . 420
meat, three (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 12 1/2-oz. pkg. . . . . . 460
Pepperoni:
(Healthy Choice), 6 oz. . . . . . 340
(Lean Cuisine), 5 1/4 oz. . . . . . 310
(Stouffer's), 1/2 of 11 1/4-oz. pkg. . . . . . 440
pepperoni and mushroom (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 12 1/4-oz. pkg. . . . . . 440
sausage (Healthy Choice), 6 oz. . . . . . 300
sausage (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 12-oz. pkg. . . . . . 430
sausage and pepperoni (Stouffer's), 1/2 of 12 1/2-oz. pkg.

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