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Guide to Calories

caloriesA calorie is a unit of energy. In the nutritional context it denotes the energy provided by the food we consume. A healthy lifestyle depends on optimal calorie intake, which varies depending on a person's age, activity level, gender, body weight and other factors.

Browse our guide to calories to find answers to such questions as how many calories you should consume in a day, how many calories are in your favorite food, how much you can burn with your favorite activity, secrets to weight loss and other critical information.

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