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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]
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caloric

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

ca·lor′i·cal·ly adv.
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caloric

adjective Relating to calories.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

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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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