From Frenchcalorique, coined by French chemist Antoine Lavoisier, from Latincalor (“heat”).
French caloriquefrom Latin calorheatkelə-1 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Caloric Sentence Examples
In 1833 his caloric engine was made public. In 1836 he took out a patent for a screw-propeller, and though the priority of his invention could not be maintained, he was afterwards awarded a one-fifth share of the £20,000 given by the Admiralty for it.
Alcohol intake should be modest or go away entirely, not only because the high caloric content (alcohol is almost as energy dense as pure fat) but also because it can potentially mess up your ability to burn body fat effectively.
Since one gram of fat contains 9 calories, while one gram of protein or carbohydrate contain 4 calories, it makes perfect sense to cut back on the number of fat grams constituting a meal in order to cut back on total caloric intake.
Whether these foods indeed cause a fat-burning, enzymatic reaction in the body to shed pounds or simply are low calorie foods that help regulate total caloric intake, there is no question of the benefits gained by eating them.
One can enhance the effectiveness of this diet's basic guidelines by not adding additional salt to foods, cooking with healthy oils such as olive oil, and exercising portion control to reduce caloric intake for weight management.