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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

## ca·lor·ic

(kă-lōr'ik),
1. Relating to a calorie.
2. Relating to heat.
[L. calor, heat]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

## caloric

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

## ca·lor·ic

(kă-lōr'ik)
1. Relating to a calorie.
2. Relating to heat.
[L. calor, heat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

## caloric

Pertaining to heat or calories.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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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This retrospective, descriptive correlation study examined the timing of nutritional supplement initiation and the timing of achieving full caloric intake in relation to length of stay (LOS) in the intensive care unit (ICU) and patient disposition status at discharge from hospital in children 8-18 years old.
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.
In one of the largest studies to date, Roderick Bronson, D.V.M., 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.
This paper, the latest to draw from the data, primarily examines how moderate caloric restriction impacts heart health and how it may potentially prevent aging-related decline.
Or else they can consult a nutritionist or dietitian or a chef trained in nutritional analysis to compute the caloric value of ingredients in each food item."
The central challenge of bringing caloric cooling technology to market is finding affordable high-performance caloric materials.
Dominguez III, Chua said only Coca-Cola as of October last year was able to secure approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to convert the sweetener it uses in its drinks from HFCS to sugar or other caloric and noncaloric sweeteners.
The TRAIN law mandates a P6-per-liter excise on beverages using caloric and non-caloric sweeteners and P12 per liter on beverages using high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
In this study, one group of men ate a calorie-restricted diet for 16 weeks straight, while a second group alternated two weeks of caloric restriction with two weeks of energy balance (eating the number of calories needed to maintain weight) for eight cycles.
From a purely caloric standpoint, brown rice has more calories per serving.
Several studies have shown an association between VS and loss of vestibular function as evaluated by, for example, caloric response [3-6] and vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) [3, 5-8].

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