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10 February 2011

How to convert calories to kilojoules

Calories (or kilo-calories as they should be correctly called) are a non-metric unit of energy, while kilojoules (kJ) are units of energy used in the Metric System.

Calories (or kilo-calories as they should be correctly called) are a non-metric unit of energy, while kilojoules (kJ) are units of energy used in the Metric System.

To calculate the calorie content of a diet or food, you need to divide the kilojoules by 4.184.

 
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