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Posted by: Piet | 2004/10/27

Calorie versus Kilojoule

What is the difference/similarity between kilojoules & calories?

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Dear Piet
Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and read this week's DietDoc Topic on 'Diet confusions'.
Kilojoules are the metric measure of energy and calories are the non-metric measure of energy. 1 calorie = 4,2 kJ.
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Posted by: Rene | 2004/10/27

For every 1 calorie, you get 4.2 kilojoules. So 100 calories = 420 kilojoules. Its a measurement of energy that you're consuming.

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