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     A non-technical question here.  

If there is 47 grams of carbs per serving, and you eat 1 tablespoon of that serving, how many carbs are you ingesting?
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Scott CSenior Engineer

Unknown without knowing what a "serving" is.

Is a "serving" 1 TBS, 1 cup, or 1 gallon?

Since tablespoon is a measurement of volume, the serving size must also be a volume measurement, not a weight value.
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Carbs in Crab
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Apologies, the image is slightly blurred.
here you go:

Serving size = 1/2 cup

1/2 cup = 8 tbsp = 58 grams (per the label)

Carbs in 1 serving = 47 grams

Carbs/tbsp = 47/8 which is about 8 grams

in any case - there are 47 grams of carbs in each 58 gram serving! (or 81%)


Thank you!
Michael VasilevskySolutions Architect

@Paul Sauve - I read it as "crabs" at first too xD

The serving is 1/2 cup (58 g) per the packaging. If 1/2 cup of whatever you're eating is 58 g then one tablespoon is going to be around 5 g.

So if there's 47 g of carbs in a 58 g serving, there is about 4 g in one tablespoon (47/58 = x/5, solve for x).

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