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Large calorie

Definition

noun

A measure of heat energy that is equal to the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Centigrade at one atmospheric pressure.


Supplement

It is used in measurements of the heat production of chemical reactions, including those involved in biology.


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being overweight and having diabetes,strokes and heart attak

... Brit... Up to about 2 years or so ago the UK government was saying our calorie intake had in fact got less over the last 20 years or more... Then ... doing their best to hide info. and blame it on the public at large. Jasper

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by jasper
Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:52 pm
 
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secret formula to put on weight

... their body goes into a conservation mode and actually burns less calories than if they're eating. So most nutritionists recommend not starving ... Incidentally if you want to increase your weight, then start eating 1-2 large meals a day and starving yourself in between. Eat foods high in calories(fats/starches). ...

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Wed Jun 15, 2005 8:54 pm
 
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