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Where can I learn more about carbs?

DEAR PEGGY: How many carbohydrates are in imitation crab? Do you have a book on carbohydrates? My husband is a diabetic. — J. D.; Oakley, CA

There are about 15 grams of carbs in 4 ounces of imitation crab.

For more information on the amount of carbohydrates in different foods, I would recommend purchasing "Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes" through the American Diabetes Association at

You could also use on-line nutrition analysis web sites such as:

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