Origin and Etymology of caloric
First Known Use: 1792See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of caloric from the Web
The recommendation is to limit added sugars to less than 10% of total daily caloric intake.
Despite a sharp rise in bottled water consumption, Americans’ caloric intake from drinks barely decreased in 2015 and the latest report shows things actually got worse in 2016.
Despite the high caloric content, the food is delicious, inexpensive and very filling, providing enough energy to keep browsing, shopping and sightseeing.
In addition to being caloric, alcohol can act as an appetite stimulant and lower your inhibitions.
The idea here is to explore how caloric intake influences overall health.
But after years of leaving herbivores to make a meal out of french fries, surprisingly caloric salads, and not much else, Mickey D's is finally starting to directly appeal to the Big Mac-averse.
Because people who restrict their caloric intake too much almost always eventually binge on unhealthy food.
As the sea ice melts, polar bears are forced to swim farther to hunt seals, meaning bears need to eat more to meet their caloric needs.
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First Known Use of caloric
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