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ca·lor·ic in·take

the total number of calories in a daily diet allocation.

caloric intake

The number of calories received orally and/or parenterally into the body.
See also: intake


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.
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A retrospective chart review was conducted of daily protein and caloric intake in the cardiac intensive care unit of AFIC Rawalpindi.
If no underlying disease is discovered, the veterinarian is likely to recommend a weight-reduction program comprising two elements: a decrease in the cat's daily caloric intake and an at-home exercise program geared to help the animal burn more calories each day than it consumes.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of the time of initiation of nutritional support and achieving full caloric intake on the ICU length of stay (LOS) and disposition status at discharge in children with isolated severe TBI.
The investigators found that total caloric intake conferred an independent increased risk for nephrolithiasis.
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Using mouse models, researchers found that restricting caloric intake overall, and carbohydrate intake in particular, triggered brain activity associated with longevity, reducing the build-up of beta-amyloid peptide, the main component of the plaque build-up in the brains of AD patients.
The study, which involved almost 500 black patients with type 1 diabetes who enrolled between 1993 and 1998, found those with the highest caloric intake at the beginning of the study were more likely to develop vision-threatening retinopathy by the end of a six-year follow-up.
The main aims of our study was thus to determine the oral hygiene levels and periodontal status among terapanthi svetambar Jain monks attending a Chaturmass in Udaipur, India, and to correlate them with various demographic variables of the Jain monks, including age, oral hygiene habits, caloric intake and education level.
By reducing digestive efficiency, it could be involved in the reduction of caloric intake and considered to be an efficient weight-control ingredient.
From 1970-2005, caloric intake in the United States increased by 24 percent.