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how can something be 0 calories?

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Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
If it has no : Carbohydrates/sugars, protein or fat, then it has no calories. Examples are water, tea (w/o sugar), black coffee. This means it is not a source of energy for the body, but in the case of water, is still absolutely essential for life.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Because the FDA: allows the label to show zero calories if there are less than five
Answered on May 19, 2014

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