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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Create a Dish to analyze a recipe?

Yes, you can. All the food serving sizes are based on 15 grams of carbohydrates. This applies to flour and sugar as well. The create a dish tool asks for the number of servings which will be different than the ingredient measurement in the recipe. Use the following tips to help you make the conversion to servings.

1 cup of flour is 5.3 servings
3/4 cup of flour 4 servings
1/2 cup of flour is 2.6 servings
1/4 cup of flour is 1.3 servings
1 tablespoon of flour is 0.3 servings

1 cup of sugar is 16 servings
3/4 cup of sugar is 12 servings
1/2 cup of sugar is 8 servings
1/4 cup of sugar is 4 servings
1 tsp of sugar is 0.3 servings

Meat or cheese
1 pound (16 ounces) is 16 servings

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