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converting kilojoules to calories?

Postby dba » Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:23 am

does anyone know how?
started weight-> 105 kg
current-> 77-9 kg
goal-> 65-70 kg

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Postby SarahC » Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:31 am

Hi :)

1 Calorie = 4.18kJ

So, to convert cals to kJ, multiply by 4.18
And to convert kJ to cals, divide by 4.18

Trivia: one calorie is the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of one kg of water by one degree :wink: (from memory, anyone feel free to correct me!)
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Postby dba » Fri Jan 25, 2008 3:37 pm

thanks sarah!
started weight-> 105 kg
current-> 77-9 kg
goal-> 65-70 kg

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Re: converting kilojoules to calories?

Postby Fiona25 » Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:42 pm

Or you can go to this site and do it the easy way http://www.richardjackson.org/calorie.html :D
Saying goodbye to calorie counting AND scales for a while.

Just enjoying the new and improved healthy me and embracing my new lifestyle!
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