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Amusement Park Foods Ranked from Least to Most Healthy

Here are some top favorites ranked from least to most healthy!

Going to the amusement park can be a fun outing with both friends and family. One big draw to amusement parks are the fun foods that often are only found at carnivals and most people plan on trying many different types of foods. The foods can vary from savory treats like turkey legs to more sweet treats like elephant ears and kettle corn. Here is a ranking of some of our top favorite amusement park foods!

1. Funnel Cake

Serving Size: 1 funnel cake

Calories: 719 I Protein: 4 grams I Fats: 27 grams I Carbohydrates: 115 grams I Fiber: 1 gram

This high-calorie treat might require you to limit other foods you might eat at the fair, this doesn’t include the strawberries or whipped toppings!

2. Deep Fried Twinkie

Serving Size: 1 twinkie

Calories: 361 I Protein: 1 gram I Fats: 28 grams I Carbohydrates: 26 grams I Fiber: 0 grams

This calorie-dense food is an amusement park favorite but should be consumed in moderation due to the caloric density.

3. Soft Pretzel

Serving Size: 1 Large

Calories: 483 I Protein: 12 grams I Fats: 5 grams I Carbohydrates: 100 grams I Fiber: 2.5 grams

This treat is a family favorite and has protein and fiber that will help you stay full until your next treat!

4. Kettle corn with Peanuts

Serving Size: 2 ounces

Calories: 228 I Protein: 3.6 grams I Fats: 4.5 grams I Carbohydrates: 46 grams I Fiber: 2 grams

Kettle corn can be hard to limit, so keep track of how much you eat to ensure that you don’t consume too many calories of this sugary treat.

5. Corn Dog

Serving Size: Medium size/ 82 grams

Calories: 250 I Protein: 7 grams I Fats: 17 grams I Carbohydrates: 15 grams I Fiber: 1 gram

This treat is high in fat but the protein may help to keep you fuller longer!

6. Snow Cone

Serving Size: 1 cup/ 8 ounces

Calories: 254 I Protein: .8 grams I Fats: 0 grams I Carbohydrates: 64 grams I Fiber: 0 grams

This treat has limited nutritious value but also won’t crash your diet!

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