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Calculating Carbohydrates for Recipes which don't have Nutritional Information

Mary Jean Renstrom

v1.41, 3-25-99

Don't limit yourself to eating foods that come with Nutritional Information labels. Many cookbooks now list nutritional information for recipes; but what about your grandma's potato salad recipe which has been handed down through the generations? With a little bit of knowledge, and a few basic tools, you can figure the carbohydrate content of any food you eat.

1. Essential Tools

2. The Basic Procedure

3. An Example

4. A Few Miscellaneous Thoughts on Carb Counting

5. Copyright Notice

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