Nutrition Myths

Tag - calories

Calories

There are two definitions of the calorie: Nutritional definition: a calorie is a unit of energy required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C (33.8°F). It is referred as large Calorie with capital C (Cal), or kilocalorie (kcal)...

Energy nutrients breakdown

Energy nutrients generate different amounts of energy in the body. Alcohol, although not considered as a nutrient is also included in the following table since it generates substantial amount of calories.