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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.
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
"Try to avoid foods high in fat and cut back on alcohol too as that carries a lot of calories. But ultimately don't avoid anything, just be aware of how frequently you're having it."
York City, where calories are posted; from Starbucks in Boston and Philadelphia, where calories are not posted; and from Starbucks stores throughout the nation.
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.
ALL CALORIES AREN'T ALIKE Although most health guides recommend that we eat less fat, people have a hard time complying.
The menus for women have around 2,200 calories per day, while the men's menus are around 2,500 calories.