# kilocalorie

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### 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

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I would produce a bowl of cooked pasta, blend it, and then pour in 500 kilocalories of liquid and hard fats.
From answers to those questions, the researchers figured each woman's average daily percent of kilocalories from (1) carbohydrates, (2) fat, (3) protein, (4) sweets (cookies, cakes, pies, donuts, candy, ice cream, sweetened cereals, and chocolate drinks), and (5) alcoholic beverages.
11) The shift from eating at home to eating at fast-food establishments and restaurants results in more than double the kilocalorie consumption.
Results of the multiple linear regression analysis demonstrate that the number of grams of oil-crop APD and kilocalorie APD are statistically significant predictors of a country's annual CVD mortality rate, based on age standardized number of deaths per 100 000 population.
05) reductions in total kilocalories, carbohydrates, proteins and fats consumed while the aerobic training group showed significant reductions in fat intake at the completion of the experimental period (before: 91.
Although technically this should be termed a kilocalorie, the word 'calorie with a capital C' is now commonly used in nutrition for this measurement.
As an engineer who enjoys reading history, can I point out that your definition of a calorie ('Eat, Drink and Be Merry', February 2007) is in fact a kilocalorie.
One kilocalorie is the heat energy needed to raise one liter of water one degree Celsius.
Kilocalorie (Kcal or kcal) and calorie are measurement units of energy; unit equaling the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree Celcius.
A kilocalorie equals 1,000 calories--a measure of the amount of food that an animal metabolizes, or converts into energy, each day.
Since February, due to funding shortfalls, WFP in Tanzania has had to reduce food rations to 72 percent of the minimum 2,100 kilocalorie requirement.
For each additional kilocalorie of white potatoes consumed, there was a 1.
Kilocalorie, often abbreviated to kcal, is a term for calorie, the traditional measure we use to show the amount of energy in a food.
A[cedilla] For every litre of water consumed, potatoes produce one kilocalorie of energy compared to crops such as wheat, which require double the amount of water to generate the same amount of energy.
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