Origin and Etymology of caloric
First Known Use: 1792See Words from the same year
Recent Examples of caloric from the Web
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.
Instead of caloric tabulations and persnickety measurements, Bowers preaches a far more relaxed culinary approach in Ballet for Life.
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.
Like other warm-blooded animals, penguins have high caloric demands and typically seek energy-dense foods, like fish and krill.
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.
Rhinehart isn’t just positioning Soylent as a low-cost caloric solution for people too busy to eat solid food.
And beer has a higher caloric content than other types of alcohol.
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First Known Use of caloric
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