nutritionist's calorie


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nu·tri·tion·ist's calorie

(no͞o-trĭsh′ə-nĭsts, nyo͞o-)
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Noun1.nutritionist's calorie - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work
gram calorie, small calorie, calorie - unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure