Calorie Confusion Figure 1

Posted on 25 Jan 2010 01:47

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W.O. Atwater introduced the Calorie to US audiences in an 1887 article in Century magazine. Note that he defined the Calorie as potential energy needed to support a given amount of physical work against gravity, which he calculated as foot-tons.calorie-figure-1-lg.jpg

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