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## Calorie - Wikipedia

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Calories are units of energy. Various definitions exist but fall into two broad categories. ... The small calorie is also often used for measurements in chemistry, although the amounts involved are ...

## How do food manufacturers calculate the calorie count of packaged ...

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May 19, 2003 ... In order to answer this question, it helps to define a calorie. A calorie is a unit that is used to measure energy. The Calorie you see on a food ...

## Everyday Einstein : How Are Calories in Food Measured? :: Quick ...

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Oct 17, 2014 ... How do food manufacturers measure the calories in food? How do they know what to put on nutrition labels? Everyday Einstein discusses ...

Mar 10, 2012 ... How many calories are in a handfull of toasted oats or cheese balls? We get a general idea by just burning them and observing the size of the ...

## Calorie Counts Aren't Accurate - Business Insider

Jul 16, 2013 ... Scientists are learning that not all calories are created equal. The traditional method that we use to measure calories needs to be updated, ...

## How the Calorie Content of Food is Determined - Today I Found Out

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Jan 2, 2013 ... First, let's make sure everybody here understands what a calorie is. A calorie is just a measurement of energy- the amount of energy needed to ...

## How are calories measured? | Reference.com

The amount of calories within a food is determined by burning the food inside a device called a bomb calorimeter and measuring the heat produced by the food.

## How do they measure calories? - Slate

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Apr 21, 2004 ... That energy can be measured in calories; nutritionally speaking, one calorie is defined as 1,000 times the energy it takes to heat a gram of ...

## calorie | unit of measurement | Britannica.com

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Apr 7, 2016 ... A unit of energy or heat variously defined. The calorie was originally defined as the amount of heat required at a pressure of 1 standard ...

## What are calories? How are they measured in food? | HowStuffWorks

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A calorie is a unit of energy. We tend to associate calories with food, but they apply to anything containing energy. For example, a gallon (about 4 liters) of ...