Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Calorie: calorie chart
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Surveys suggest that we're eating more in ounces, in calories, and in calories per ounce (calorie density).
Those foods represented 33 to 45 percent more of the calorie intake than they did when the participants were well rested.
wh with have carame Coffee is No-Check when you serve it black with sweetener but if you have a large, white chocolate, caramel mocca latte type cuppa - with whipped cream - you could be drinking around a staggering 350 calories (or 14 Checks.
Willcox's work represents a significant step in confirming what many scientists had suspected -- that eating fewer calories may be linked to human longevity -- and affirms PHRI's commitment to promoting the health of Americans through evidence-based high impact research on healthy aging.
It's becoming evident that calorie restriction is having the expected benefits in primates," says Mark Lane, who heads the NIA primate study.
If you run about a 10-minute mile pace and weigh approximately 170 pounds, this would mean that you burn around 2,080 calories (13 calories/minute times 10 minutes times four miles times four days a week).
This suggests, Swithers says, that "drinking a beverage may produce more weight gain than consuming the same calories in a more solid form.
A better way to spend 100 calories is by choosing a satisfying, whole grain snacking option like Orville Redenbacher's SmartPop
First I make sure they're eating a heart-healthy diet, and then we talk about calories.
To reduce calories (and fat) for healthier eating, Juan-Carlos Cruz shares these tips:
For instance, an athlete can obtain a 250-calorie deficit by eating 125 less calories and using 125 more calories.
For additional calorie burning exercises or to set up an interview with Nikki Kimbrough of Bally Total Fitness, please contact Jamie Morgan at (201) 507-9500.
The best part: one careless spritz and you're only 1 calorie and 10 milligrams of sodium over budget.
DR Gary Frost, Head of Nutrition at Hammersmith Hospital in London, says: "The average daily calorie intake for a man is 2,500 and for a woman 1,900.