# Calorie to kcal Conversion

## Calorie to Kilocalorie (international) Conversion - Convert Calorie to Kilocalorie (international) (cal to kcal)

### You are currently converting Energy units from Calorie to Kilocalorie (international)

1 Calorie (cal)

=

0.001 Kilocalorie (international) (kcal)

Calorie : The calorie is a pre-SI metric unit of energy. Its symbol is cal, and first defined as a unit of heat by Nicolas Clément in 1824. The calorie is commonly used in the field of chemistry, and in many countries it is commonly used as a unit of food energy. There are two defined for the calorie, gram calorie (approximately equals 4.2 joules) and kilogram calorie (approximately equals 4.2 kilojoules).

Kilocalorie (international) : The kilocalorie, sometimes call kilogram calorie is a measurement unit of energy. It is defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius. The symbol of kilocalorie is kcal. The kilocalorie is commonly used in measuring the calorific, heating, or metabolizing value of foods. It is equal to 1000 calories, or approximately 4.2 kilojoules.

### Energy Conversion Calculator

1 Calorie (international) = 0.001 Kilocalorie (international)

### FAQ about Calorie to kcal Conversion

1 calorie (cal) is equal to 0.001 kilocalorie (international) (kcal).

1cal = 0.001kcal

The Energy E in kilocalorie (international) (kcal) is equal to the Energy E in calorie (cal) times 0.001, that conversion formula:

E(kcal) = E(cal) × 0.001

One Calorie is equal to 0.001 Kilocalorie (international):

1cal = 1cal × 0.001 = 0.001kcal

One Kilocalorie (international) is equal to 1000 Calorie:

1kcal = 1kcal × 1000 = 1000cal

E(kcal) = 5(cal) × 0.001 = 0.005kcal