Calories

The calorie is a unit of energy defined as the amount of heat needed to raise a quantity of water by one degree of temperature. For historical reasons, two main definitions of calorie are in wide use. The small calorie or gram calorie (usually denoted cal) is the amount of heat energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius (or one kelvin). The large calorie, food calorie, or kilocalorie (Cal, calorie or kcal), most widely used in nutrition, is the amount of heat needed to cause the same increase in one kilogram of …

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AEI · 2 November 2021 English

Chairman Booker, Ranking Member Braun, and members of the Subcommittee. Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the important issue of nutrition in America. My name is Angela Rachidi …

(including those in SNAP households) need more calories. In other words, the USDA increased SNAP benefit research showing that Americans already eat too many calories.13 Data on what SNAP households purchase add


World Bank Group · 28 October 2021 English

This book focuses on entry points for creation of better jobs through agricultural value chains and lays out the policy implications, using cassava, cashew, and plantation forestry as examples. It …

rural areas, suggesting that demand even for basic calories is far from saturated. Similar measures for meat lower priced to higher priced (more preferred) calories and of processed as opposed to unprocessed foods


World Bank Group · 12 October 2021 English

In 1986 the Đổi Mới reform changed the economic and social policies in Vietnam, triggering steep economic growth and the shift from a low- to a middle-income economy. In parallel …

rice wrongly results in a 4% drop in household calories consumption, while the actual reduction in calorie lower quality rice before having to reduce the calories intake (assuming that different quality rices individual upper and lower limits of the quantity of calories that can be consumed, explaining the low level


World Bank Group · 5 October 2021 English

This poverty assessment aims to inform poverty-focused policymaking in Chad. The report examines recent trends in poverty, inequality, and other social indicators and identifies key constraints on poverty reduction. Although …

two-thirds of CAR refugees consumed fewer than 2,300 calories per day, the minimum threshold for food security


NCCIH · 5 October 2021 English

This booklet includes stories, cultural practices, guidelines, and knowledge about parenting and caring for First Nations, Inuit and Metis children aged 6-12 years. Developed in Manitoba, the resource is intended …

Water does not cause cavities or contain empty calories, and it is healthy for your body. Set a good example


World Bank Group · 1 October 2021 English

In 1986 the Đổi Mới reform changed the economic and social policies in Vietnam, triggering steep economic growth and the shift from a low- to a middle-income economy. In parallel …

rice wrongly results in a 4% drop in household calories consumption, while the actual reduction in calorie lower quality rice before having to reduce the calories intake (assuming that different quality rices individual upper and lower limits of the quantity of calories that can be consumed, explaining the low level Paloma, S. (2018). Income elasticities for food, calories and nutrients across Africa: A meta-analysis.


HLPE · 30 September 2021 English

The purpose of this issues paper (update #3), requested by the Chairperson of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) in 2020 and updated further in 2021, is to provide …

adequate access to healthy food, not just sufficient calories.  Whenever possible, provide alternatives to


World Bank Group · 30 September 2021 English

This paper reports the labor market effects of the Jamaica Early Childhood Stimulation intervention at age 31. The study is a small-sample randomized early childhood education stimulation intervention targeting stunted …

formula containing 66% of daily-recommended energy (calories), and 100% of daily-recommended protein and micronutri-


HLPE · 29 September 2021 French

22 Page 1 de 29 Impacts de la covid-19 sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition: é laborer des mesures efficaces pour lutter contre la pandémie de faim et de …

pas uniquement à une alimentation suffisante en calories. Page 16 de 29 Impacts de la covid-19 sur la sécurité


IMF · 24 September 2021 English

We study how two aspects of food insecurity - caloric insufficiency and diet composition - are affected by aggregate economic fluctuations. The use of cross-country panel data allows us to …

households react to recessions by replacing expensive calories sources (e.g. proteins) with cheaper ones (e of specific food items led to no reduction in calories among poor households in rural China but households that were already consuming minimum levels of calories did not reduce caloric intake, but those with security by allowing consumers to consume more calories and switch to better and more diversified diets hungry. As a result, the marginal utility of extra calories is very high for calorie-deprived and resource-constrained


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