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i am going to france and they use kcals is there a difference between a kcal and a calorie

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
"food" calorie= kcal: Food energy is expressed in food calories ("kcal" in france and the e.U.; "cal" in the U.S.) or in kilojoules (kj). Food calories are 1000 times the e ... Read More

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compli ... Read More
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Eating a high calorie meal can lead to higher Insulin levels with a crash afterwards that causes hypoglycemia. It is better to eat smaller meals more ... Read More
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Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
19 years experience Bariatrics
What is ketosis : Ketosis is the process by which your body process the stored fat to create ketone bodies. this is done to replace sugar as the source of energy in ce ... Read More

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