CALORIE

n. a unit of heat energy which fuels the human body and is burned through the process of metabolism. Also, refers to the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1

CALORIE: "As a potential source of energy, food is usually measured through calorie intake."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CALORIE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calorie/ (accessed September 24, 2018).
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