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-=Jd=-
01-19-2003, 02:48 PM
wich is te main difference or its the same, cuz i get confused when some ppl uses kcal and others cal

ThreeD
01-19-2003, 03:00 PM
Kilocalories and calories mean the same :) 1000 cal = 1 kcal = 1 Cal

Raj
01-19-2003, 03:14 PM
Originally posted by ThreeD
Kilocalories and calories mean the same :) 1000 cal = 1 kcal = 1 Cal

?????? so that means 1000 cal = 1 Cal????:confused:

restless
01-19-2003, 04:47 PM
What we usually refer to as a cal is in fact a Kcal. It's essentially a mistake everyone makes and tolerates. There's no difference.

Shao-LiN
01-19-2003, 08:26 PM
A Calorie is different than a calorie. Notice the capitalization.

1 Calorie = 1000 calories = 1 kilocalorie as was mentioned above.

For the sake of simplicity and time, everyon just says cals.