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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

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

ca·lor′i·cal·ly adv.

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.

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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In addition to the positive results in cross-sectional studies linking rice consumption with healthier diets, a human clinical trial found that having white or brown rice at a meal increased satiety and feelings of fullness more than a calorically equivalent glucose solution control.4 Considering the cross-sectional and clinical findings, both enriched white rice and whole grain brown rice should be recommended as part of a healthy diet.
Water-packed produce like cucumbers and berries keep the body hydrated in summer, while winter's calorically dense foods like beef and potatoes give the body energy.
Given that they are calorically dense, increased consumption of alcohol and fast foods may cause a gain in weight (Isganaitis & Lustig, 2005; Nelson, Lust, Story, & Ehlinger, 2009).
"That we have the ability to detect and discriminate minute differences in the fat content of our food suggests that this ability must have had considerable evolutionary importance." As the most calorically dense nutrient, fat has been a desired energy source across much of human evolution.
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Winter diets have largely been assumed to include the food cache (Baker and Hill, 2003) and aquatic vegetation when available (Northcott, 1972), although caches are not calorically sufficient to sustain body mass of all colony members through winter (Novakowski, 1967).