State Fair Nutrition Facts

The Minnesota State Fair begins this Thursday, August 23rd. Over 1,700,000 people are expected to attend during the 12 day period. According to the Minnesota State Fair Trivia, an average of 500,000 corn dogs are expected to be consumed during that time. That is equivalent to 105,000,000 calories & 5,000,000 grams of fat worth of Corn Dogs! Take a look at the nutrition facts of State Fair Food Facts. Want more information regarding health and wellness? Be sure to stop by the Education Building and visit the American Diabetes Association booth.

Food Serving Calories Carb Grams Carb Choices Fat Grams Fiber Grams
Baked potato (plain) 1 (6 oz) 158 35 2 0 4
Belgian waffel on stick (plain) 1 278 35 2 12 1
Blooming onion with dip 1 onion 1565 186 12 84 25
Blueberry muffin 1 medium 300 55 4 6 4
Bratwurst on bun 1 (4 oz) 420 25 2 27 1
Brownie 2 – ¾ inch sq. 227 36 3 9 1
Burrito with beef and beans 1 (9 oz) 495 55 4 17 11
Caramel apple 1 medium 243 54 4 4 4
Caramel corn with peanuts 1 cup 240 46 3 4 2
Chicken nuggets 6 (4 oz) 278 16 1 18 0
Chili dog on bun 1 290 28 2 15 1
Chili with beans 1 cup 310 15 1 17 7
Chow mein (no noodles) 1 ½ cups 150 15 1 5 3
Cinnamon roll 1 large 309 42 3 14 2
Coleslaw ¾ cup 183 17 1 13 3
Corn dog 1 210 25 2 10 2
Corn on the cob with butter 1 cob 148 33 2 2 2
Cotton candy 1 serving 220 56 4 0 0
Croissant with butter 1 medium 231 26 2 12 2
Éclair with custard 1 233 22 2 14 1
Egg roll 1 – 5 inch 210 20 1 11 2
Enchilada with beef 1 (7 oz) 290 21 2 12 3
Enchilada with chicken 1 (7 oz) 235 17 1 5 1
Foot long hot dog on bun 1 560 39 3 35 2
French bread (plain) 1 medium slice 180 35 2 2 2
French fries 1 small serving 248 30 2 13 3
Fried cheese curds 5 ounces 533 34 2 34 2
Fried chicken breast with skin 1 piece (5–6 oz) 320 4 0 15 0
Frozen yogurt, vanilla (soft) ½ cup 114 17 1 4 0
Fudge 1 ounce 116 21 2 3 0
Funnel cakes 1 cake (3 oz) 356 49 3 16 1
Gyro with meat 1 510 42 3 29 2
Hamburger on bun ¼ pound 426 32 2 23 2
Ice cream ½ cup 137 16 1 7 2
Juice 8 ounces 120 28 2 2 2
Kettle corn 6 cups popped 210 24 2 12 3
Kolache (filled with fruit) 1 210 37 3 5 1
Lefse (plain) 1 sheet 120 22 2 2 1
Lemonade 8 ounces 67 16 1 0 0
Mini-doughnuts 5 270 38 3 10 0
Pancake 1 – 6 inch 175 22 2 7 0
Peanuts (in shell) 10 58 2 0 5 1
Pizza, small with cheese 1 slice (thin crust) 192 17 1 10 1
Popcorn (oil-popped) 6 cups popped 330 38 3 19 7
Potato chips 12–18 (1 oz) 155 14 1 10 2
Pretzel (soft) 1 large (6 oz) 485 100 7 4 3
with cheese 1 ounce 77 4 0 6 0
Scone (plain) 1 420 59 4 17 1
Shake, vanilla 12 ounces 369 49 3 16 2
Snow cone with syrup 1 270 68 5 0 0
Spaghetti with meatballs 1 ½ cups 412 52 4 14 4
Stir fry with meat (no rice) 1 ½ cups 244 22 2 8 2
Stuffed green pepper with beef 1 439 43 3 20 5
Sub sandwich with cold cuts 1 – 6 inch 456 51 4 19 4
Sub sandwich with meatballs 1 – 6 inch 580 70 5 23 4
Taco with beef 1 – 7 inch 214 20 1 10 3
Tortilla chips 6 – 12 (1 oz) 138 19 1 7 2
Turkey burger on bun 1 279 22 2 10 2
Turkey drumstick with skin 1 drumstick 363 0 0 19 0
Veggie burger on bun 1 239 31 2 7 4

*NOTE: Some servings listed may be smaller than what is actually served. One “carb choice” equals 15 grams of total carbohydrate.

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Comments: 2

  1. […] has taken the guess work out of which foods are best for people living with diabetes, by creating a State Fair Nutrition Facts guide. The guide looks at the most popular Minnesota State Fair foods and breaks them down based on […]

  2. deborah m August 30, 2013 at 12:18 pm Reply

    we just were searching … and came across this … Awesome… thank you…. we have just had our daughter diagnosed with Diabetes this august.. and this is so helpful… thank you thank you

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