A calorie is the unit of energy is takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water, one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
And, there are different kinds of calories. The calories that are in food are actually kilocalories 1,000 calories = 1 kilocalorie. The calories that are in food are actually kilocalories. So, if that sliver of carrot cake you are eyeing is 200 calories, it’s actually 200,000 calories.
Stop! Don’t touch it! It will take light years to burn it off. Actually, ‘burn; is key here, as you will have to jog or move or run or something to capture those units of energy before they morph into a substance that keeps the zipper on your Levi’s from reaching the top. John Heringer here at AVAC is into burning calories. Actually building the muscles that burn the calories. What's more, we have about seven special programs designed to burn burn burn. Check out AVAC here!
Where is my brain when carrot cake is in view? Whew. Oh, there are about 31 million calories in a gallon of gasoline.