TITLE

WHAT IS A CALORIE?

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2005, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the use of calorie in food science. A calorie is a unit of measurement that gives details about how much energy bodies will get to use from the different foods and beverages one eat or drink.
ACCESSION #
18172127

 

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