200 Food Calories
Food calories come in different shapes and sizes, as you probably already know. Food calories stand for the energy stored within our food. It is said that one calorie is the equivalent of one gram of TNT, with the major difference being the speed at which their energy is released. Anyway, different kinds of foods have different quantities of calories when looking at the same weight. And here are some different quantities of food which all contain 200 calories.
So, what is a calorie? Well, a calorie is a unit of measure for energy. The physical calorie is defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius at a pressure of one atmosphere. However, nutritionists often use “calorie” as a term for 1000 calories – the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius.
The large calorie is thus equal to 1000 small calories or one kilocalorie. But the main takeaway is that a calorie is not related to nutrients or food quantities – it simply refers to the energy contained (in food, in this case). In spite of its non-official status, the large calorie is still widely used as a unit of food energy. The small calorie is also often used for measurements in chemistry, although the amounts involved are typically recorded in kilocalories.
So, with that being said, let’s take a look at some of the entries here and see just how big of a difference there is between foods and their calorie count. The general rule of thumb is that, the larger the quantity of food and the lower the number of food calories, means that there should be other stuff like fiber, water or minerals which make up the rest. These not only make us healthier, they also fill us up.