equicaloric


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e·qui·ca·lor·ic

(ē'kwi-kă-lōr'ik),
Equal in heat value.
See also: isodynamic.
[L. aequus, equal, + calor, heat]
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This shows that foods in greater numbers may be more rewarding to animals than an equicaloric, single food pellet.
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To see if oligofructose would have similar effects in a clinical trial, the investigators randomized participants (32 women and 7 men) to receive 21 g of oligofructose or an equicaloric amount of maltodextrin as placebo.