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You have two problems here, one easy and one hard. The easy one is "how many servings are in this recipe?" As others have said, the recipe may make 36 cookies but is that 36 servings, or 12, or some other number? That is the easy problem in my opinion. Many recipes say "serves 8" or "serves 6" and you could work out the total numbers for if someone ate the ...
You set it arbitrarily, although hopefully based on some reasonable single portion size. Once you have the serving size, you calculate the nutritional information based upon it. There is some rumor of stronger regulation forthcoming in the US to make portion size claims on labels more realistic, but that is not the case at this time.
The difference between raw and cooked forms depends on the type of food and how you cook it. Some food takes on water, some release water, some change their chemical composure entirely. Truth be told the differences are very minor. To use your example: *raw* chicken whole egg contains 151 calories per 100g *poached* chicken egg has 147 per 100g This ...
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