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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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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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Views: 703

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?
Replies: 2
Views: 1929

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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Views: 7204

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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Views: 4469

Re: Can you gain more weight than the food you ate weighs?

Yes, food mass cannot be directly converted to how much body mass it gives. You can take the same amount of calorie from different types of foods and see varied result.

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by jasonroy
Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you gain more weight than the food you ate weighs?
Replies: 13
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