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02-11-2010, 01:43 PM
its quite simple really. whats the difference and more importantly what should I be looking at in terms of nutritional information.
02-11-2010, 02:22 PM
They are both units of energy.
KJ stands for Kilojoules and Kcal stands for Kilocalories also known as a Calorie with a capital "C".
The second part of your question is too broad and I have no idea what you are asking.
02-11-2010, 02:49 PM
whats more important when trying to meet your needs.
02-11-2010, 02:53 PM
They are units of energy, the difference between the two is just a unit conversion. Think centimeter vs inch.
Every kilocalorie (aka Calorie) is 4.184 kJ (kilojoules).
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