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Does the calorie count of these pistachio nuts include the shell?

This pack of nuts states 600 calories per 100g. Does this calorie count include the shell?
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Why is there such disparity between the calories in a banana and the calories in this pack of dried banana?

If I Google calories in banana I get the result of 89 per 100g. However, this pack of chewy banana says 320 per 100g. Why the difference? The ingredients are Dried Banana, Rice Flour, ...
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What varieties of beans are high in calories?

Which beans have the most calories per dry-weight? Note: This includes anything someone might refer to as a "bean" and excludes foods that are perishable.
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Calories in toast vs bread

Does toasting bread change the amount of calories in the bread? i.e Does a slice of toast have more/less calories that a slice of bread? I know that some moisture is lost in the toasting process but ...
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How to calculate the calorie content of cooked food?

I like to cook from scratch, and I'm currently trying to loose a few pounds. I know that cooked food is generally more calorific than raw food, so if I add up the calories of the ingredients I know it ...