Origin and Etymology of caloric
First Known Use: 1792See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of caloric from the Web
Rhinehart isn’t just positioning Soylent as a low-cost caloric solution for people too busy to eat solid food.
There were stacks of pizza, baby food, low-caloric vegetarian meals, organic grains, cookies and cake and fruit and vegetables, and a long line of people waiting to stock their carts.
But caloric burn is a more complex calculation, one that takes into account everything from body composition to age and fitness level to exertion.
And beer has a higher caloric content than other types of alcohol.
The AHA recommends that people not consume more than 6 percent saturated fat as part of their total caloric intake each day.
But by far their biggest draw was a caloric monstrosity the likes of which has never been seen.
In this same study, a person’s food records showed a larger caloric intake during sleep deprivation.
And the American Heart Association hasn’t changed its recommendation that saturated fat be kept at less than 5-6 percent of daily caloric intake.
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First Known Use of caloric
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