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Calories: Hate Them Or Love Them, But What Are They?

What’s A Calorie? Technically, a (small) calorie is the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) at one atmosphere of pressure.  (Aren’t you happy you now know that?)  Food or dietary Calories are actually kilocalories (1,000 calories = 1 kilocalorie and raise […]

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