Calorie, kilogram calorie, kilocalorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie(noun)
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
a non-SI unit of energy equal to 1,000 calories, used (now rare) in chemistry or physics; equal to 1 calorie or Calorie as used in nutrition. Symbol kcal.
The kilocalorie is the basic unit of nutritional energy; confusingly, this is what US food packaging calls a Calorie. European packaging uses the much clearer kcal abbreviation.
The numerical value of kilocalorie in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of kilocalorie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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