The energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water through 1 °C (now usually defined as 4.1868 joules)
The energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water through 1 °C, equal to one thousand small calories and often used to measure the energy value of foods
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; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
(caloric) thermal: relating to or associated with heat; "thermal movements of molecules"; "thermal capacity"; "thermic energy"; "the caloric effect of sunlight"
(caloric) of or relating to calories in food; "comparison of foods on a caloric basis"; "the caloric content of foods"
The calorie is a pre-SI metric unit of energy. It was first defined by Nicolas Clément in 1824 as a unit of heat, entering French and English dictionaries between 1841 and 1867. In most fields its use is archaic, having been replaced by the SI unit of energy, the joule. ...
Food energy is the amount of energy obtained from food that is available through cellular respiration.
(Calories (story)) "Calories" is a science fiction short story written by L. Sprague de Camp, a story in his Viagens Interplanetarias series. It was first published under the title "Getaway on Krishna" in the magazine Ten Story Fantasy in the issue for Spring, 1951. ...
The caloric theory is an obsolete scientific theory that heat consists of a fluid called caloric that flows from hotter to colder bodies. Caloric was also thought of as a weightless gas that could pass in and out of pores in solids and liquids. ...
(Calories) Food contains energy, which is measured in calories or kcalories (1,000 calories = 1 kcalorie). On average, an adult woman needs 2,000 kcalories every day and an adult male needs 2,500 kcalories.
(Calories) A measure of the energy in food.
(Calories) The technical defenition of a 'calorie' is that it is a unit of measurement for the amount of energy that is released from food upon oxidation by the body. A food has a certain number of calories in it and your body will break it down and use it as energy to fuel your body. ...
(Calories) Units of heat found in food, giving energy for the body to use.
(Calories) The measurement of the amount of energy or fuel that foods and beverages provide your body. 2000 calories per day is considered the average amount needed, but many people, especially women, need less. When you consume more calories that your body needs, you gain weight.
(Calories) Measurement of the potential of food to supply energy. Carbohydrates – The body’s principal source of energy. Simple carbohydrates come from sugars; complex carbohydrates come from starches and fiber. The body converts them to glucose, which is used to energize cells.
(Calories) It refers to the unit of energy released by the body in the form of heat. Energy releases are done out of physical activities. It is facilitated through normal metabolic phase that also regulate internal biological processes.
(Calories) That beer has many calories is wrong. Beer, depending on the type, has around 450 kcal (=1870 kJ) per liter. Only water and black coffee or tea have less. Whole milk has over 600, wine, champagne or grape juice 700-800, and spirits 3000 kcal per liter. Beer is a healthy drink. ...
(Calories) are the units used to measure energy contained in foods. The body requires a certain number of calories to function normally, and calorie intake should be regulated to maintain a healthy weight.
(Caloric) value. This is the amount of heat that is generated by a food when it is burned or metabolised
(caloric) heat. This is an important aspect of Kant's theory of ether in Opus Postumum.
A unit of energy in food. Foods have carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Some beverages have alcohol. Carbohydrates have 4 calories per gram. Proteins have 4 calories per gram. Alcohol has 7 calories per gram. Fat has 9 calories per gram.
a measure of energy from food. Typically, girls need 2,000 to 2,200 calories each day, but this number varies depending on height, weight, age, and level of activity.
A unit for measuring heat energy. This unit is equal to 4.184 joules. Often used instead of joules when dealing with the energy released from food.
a measure of energy, frequently applied to foods
a unit of measurement equal to one kilocalorie; sometimes used in food labels and elsewhere with a lowercase “C” to represent the unit of kilocalorie.
A measurement of the energy content of food. The body needs calories as "fuel" to perform all of its functions, such as breathing, circulating the blood, and physical activity. When a person is sick, their body may need extra calories to fight fever or other problems.
A unit of energy-producing potential equal to this amount of heat that is contained in food and released upon oxidation by the body