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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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A study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that when people ate the same diet except for whole grains versus refined grains, those consuimg items like brown rice and whole wheat bread burned almost 100 more calories per day than those who ate the refined versions.
One of the slightly lower calorie options isKFC'sDaddy Burger, which totals at 641 calories.
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."
Beverage consumption was largely unaffected by calorie posting.
In her two-day studies, people ate 24 percent fewer calories when offered foods with lower calorie density (for example, a lower-fat, less-cheese pizza with veggies on top).
Each volunteer stayed in a hotel like hospital suite, and dieticians recorded every calorie consumed.
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.) for one cup.
"LPL doesn't predict weight gain in the absence of extra calories," he adds.
The data suggest that "if you confuse the relationship between sweet and calories," the fight against overindulgence becomes more difficult, Swithers says.
Young adults, aged 18 to 24, were most likely to fall victim to up-selling, consuming 750 extra calories each week, on average.
With some 70 calories in each tablespoon of a typical regular salad dressing, you can unwittingly turn a net loss (in calories) into a net gain (in clothing size).
SWAP FOR Flame Grilled Chicken Salad Fat: 2g Calories: 125
"It's becoming evident that calorie restriction is having the expected benefits in primates," says Mark Lane, who heads the NIA primate study.
"Recent research shows that dairy foods, like Yoplait, may help you burn more fat and lose more weight than cutting calories alone." Similarly, Dannon Light 'n Fit and Light 'n Fit Creamy labels encourage eaters to "Slim Down with Yogurt." Both brands recommend at least three servings of dairy a day in a "reduced-calorie diet."