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Mean calorie

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noun, plural: mean calories

The unit of heat equivalent to the 1/100 of the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of air-free water from 0 to 100 degrees centigrade at standard atmospheric pressure.


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See also: kilocalorie, calorie


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Does brinjal have negative energy?

... and I thought what nonsense is this-But I want to know-Does this really mean anything?I mean,how can a veggie-which has such good nutritional value ... what?! :lol: :!: Or does it mean that brinjal have very low energy from calorie point of view?I know this makes no sense-But I would be happy to ...

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by Athira
Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does brinjal have negative energy?
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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

Sugar stimulates weight gain as much as other carbohydrates or other macronutrients: fats and proteins. It's about calorie intake, not sugars. The point is, that sugary foods are usually calorie dense. One chocolate bar (100 grams) or cake can have over 500 Calories. By drinking ...

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Re: Food to ATP energy?

It seems that you may have a misunderstanding between the meaning of calorie and Calorie (with a capital "C"). a lowercase "C" indicates a true calorie, and an upper case "C" represents a kilocalorie. We use the upper case "C" ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Gluconeogenesis

... glycolysis. Gluconeogenesis from alanine is realtively difficult as the 'N' must be removed as urea. In gluconeogeneis there is no "net" calorie production but a survival meachanism for brain and muscles. In alanine, additional energy should be spent over deaminase, urea synthesis and ...

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by balamurugan3
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:57 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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Re: how to become healthy?

... normal daily caloric requirement for an average male who performs light activity is 2,200; for a female, it is 1,900.Consume a lot of high-calorie snacks (not junk food) such as cheese sticks, milk shakes, muffins, dried fruits, yoghurt and breakfast bars.

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by Alessandro8100
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:04 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to become healthy?
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