kcal to Calorie Conversion

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

kcal to Calorie Conversion

kcal to Calorie - Energy - Conversion
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1 Kilocalorie (international) (kcal)

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1000 Calorie (cal)

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.

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).

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