small calorie

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n small calorie unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
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Usage


In news:

Is Snickers and Mar's company actually going to kill off the King Size candy bar that so many rely on for their day's calorie and fat intake or just a small afternoon "snack".
Conventional wisdom holds that nibbling — taking small, unplanned portions of food between planned meals and snacks — is bad, that it can hinder blood glucose control and lead to extra calorie consumption and weight gain.
Because no matter how small those tasty holiday hors d'oeuvres are, they are packed with calories .
With its emphasis on small changes—like dropping just 100 calories a day and beginning low-impact exercises—their book has flown off shelves and become a bestseller.
Making a few small changes to your eating style can help you understand portion control, which will help you consume fewer calories and lose weight.
You don't save on calories by making your own, because most commercial salsas don't contain added fat and only use small amounts of sugar.
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