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Synonyms for Calorie

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure

unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure

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Manufacturers have reduced the sugar, salt, fat and calories in products, and there is now a greater variety of healthier products available to shoppers than ever before.
Informed, informative, immanently practical, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook: 200 Everyday Recipes That Take the Guesswork Out of Counting Calories--Plus, the Exercise It Takes to Burn Them Off" is enthusiastically recommended for personal and academic library collections.
1 packet Baked Walkers Salt & Vinegar crisps: 100 calories
Boiled Brussels sprouts = 32 calories, 1g fat Gravy (50g) = 17 calories, 1g fat
The calories you drink are more likely to show up on your bathroom scale than the calories you chew.
For instance, a 150-pound wrestler needs to consume about 75 grams of carbohydrates--or 300 calories of carbohydrates--within two hours after an intense activity and another 75 grams of carbohydrates during the next two hours.
To lose body fat, you should aim to expend 500 to 800 calories a day.
The data suggest that "if you confuse the relationship between sweet and calories," the fight against overindulgence becomes more difficult, Swithers says.
Since the 1970s, farmers in the United States have produced the equivalent of 500 additional calories per person every day; Americans pack away about 200 of those; the other 300--mostly in the form of surplus corn--get dumped on overseas markets or turned into ethanol, a gasoline additive.
The menus for women have around 2,200 calories per day, while the men's menus are around 2,500 calories.
person performing 30 minutes of the activity, sorted from most calories burned to least.
It does offer an alternative, they say, for teens who refuse to kick the chocolate habit but still want to cut Calories.