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Posted by: Kimberlee | 2005/01/12

What is the difference between Calories and Kilojoules?

I was just wondering what the difference is between Calories and Kilojoules???

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Dear Kimberlee
I apologise for only responding to your question today, but I had to have an operation last Wednesday, and although I informed the boffins who administer the Message Board, they failed to block incoming messages while I was in hospital.
4,2 kJ = 1 cal, thus 420 kJ/4.2 = 100 cal and vice versa.
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Posted by: LILLY | 2005/01/14

HI

Kilojoules is the amount of energy (fat) you get in (so watch what you eat) and calories is the amount of energy you're losing and burning while excercising.

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