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caloric

 [kah-lor´ik]
pertaining to heat or to calories.
caloric test a test of third, sixth, and eighth cranial nerves. Irrigation of the normal ear with warm water produces caloric nystagmus toward the irrigated side; irrigation with cold water produces similar nystagmus away from that side. Called also oculovestibular test.

ca·lor·ic

(kă-lōr'ik),
1. Relating to a calorie.
2. Relating to heat.
[L. calor, heat]

caloric

/ca·lo·ric/ (kah-lor´ik) pertaining to heat or to calories.

caloric

(kə-lôr′ĭk, -lŏr′-)
adj.
Of or relating to calories: the caloric content of foods.
n.

ca·lor′i·cal·ly adv.

caloric

[kalôr′ik]
pertaining to heat or calories.

caloric

adjective Relating to calories.

ca·lor·ic

(kă-lōr'ik)
1. Relating to a calorie.
2. Relating to heat.
[L. calor, heat]

caloric

Pertaining to heat or calories.

caloric

pertaining to heat or to calories.

caloric density
measure of the energy contained in food, usually quantified as calories or joules, per unit mass of food.
caloric exhaustion
caloric homeostasis
process of regulation of energy intake from food to sustain energy balance.
caloric intake
measure of amount of food energy as calories eaten by an animal.
caloric requirements
see energy requirements.
caloric test
irrigation of the external ear canal with hot or very cold water will stimulate the flow of endolymph and will cause nystagmus if the vestibular system and brainstem are intact.

Patient discussion about caloric

Q. What are the common caloric conversions? Hi my new friends, help me to find out how does caloric expenditure affect weight loss? What are the common caloric conversions?

A. Hi my new friend. Welcome to this community. I have given here the caloric equivalents for your reference:

1 pound = 3500 kcal
1 gram fat = 9 kcal
1 gram carbohydrate = 4 kcal
1 gram protein = 4 kcal
1 gram alcohol = 7 kcal

Example:
How does caloric expenditure affect weight loss?
An individual creates a caloric deficit by walking one mile to and from work each day. Assuming a 100 calorie per mile caloric expenditure, how many weeks would it take to lose one pound?
1 lb = 3500 calories
2 miles per day x 5 days = 10 miles
10 miles x 100 calories = 1000 calories per week
3,500 calories ÷ 1000 = 3.5 weeks

This information is a fundamental for ACE certifications. Knowledge on this subject is required by our professionals.

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Caloric restriction is a regimen where an individual consumes fewer calories than average, but not so few that they become malnourished.
A nonparametric correlation matrix, Spearman's rho, was used to test the strength and direction of the relationship between timing of nutritional support initiation and achievement of full caloric intake and LOS in ICU.
For morphometric analysis, the data were expressed as mean and standard deviation (mm) and the independent sample t-test was used to determine significant differences in alveolar bone loss between the treatment groups (Test and Control for low and high caloric values) for ligated and unligated rats, separately.
Rather than focusing on differences between one caloric sweetener and another, long-term studies comparing high fructose corn syrup-sweetened beverages with non-caloric beverages are more relevant to the issue of increased caloric intake of sweeteners overall," said Rippe.
at Tufts University found that caloric restriction not only extended lifespan in mice, but also prevented or slowed down development of every disease and all types of tumors.
The ability of any hematophagous insect to survive and transmit pathogens depends principally on its caloric reserves (Van Handel 1972; Magnarelli and Modi 1988; Briegel et al.
These may be signs of inadequate caloric intake, and/or low carbohydrate consumption.
Of 98 women with an average age of 43 years who were randomly assigned to either an exercise-only group or an exercise and caloric restriction group, all experienced improvements in the various components of metabolic syndrome.
Instead, said Jennifer Brush, a clinical speech-language pathologist (SLP), "Residents are put on liquid supplements to boost their caloric and nutritional intake.
Moderate-intensity exercise that is coupled with caloric restriction was better than exercise alone for inducing favorable changes in waist circumference in women in a recent study.
Postnatal caloric restriction decreases IGF-1 and decreases mammary tumor growth and metastases.
However, the bottom line is that obesity results from an imbalance between excess caloric intake and insufficient activity.