# Calories to Joules - Joules to Calories

## Convert Calorie to Joule (kcal to joule) or Joule to Calorie (j to kcal)

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## Relation between Calorie and Joule

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• The body

### converts calories to joules

in order to perform various functions, such as metabolism, physical activity, and growth.
• The efficiency of calorie to energy (joule) conversion can vary depending on a number of factors, such as the type of food consumed, the individual's metabolism, and the level of physical activity.
• On average, the body is able to convert about 20-25% of the calories consumed into useful energy.
• ### To convert Calories(kcal) to kilojoules, you can multiply the number of calories by 4.184.

• For example, to

### convert 100 calories to kilojoules

, you would do the following:

100 calories * 4.184 kilojoules/calorie = 418.4 kilojoules

Note: This content has inputs from both the AI language model developed by OpenAI and by Bard, the Google AI model.

## Some interesting facts about Calorie to Joule Conversion

• The

### calorie to joule conversion

is used in a variety of applications, including:
• Nutrition: To calculate the energy content of food and drinks.
• Physics: To calculate the energy required to perform a particular task.
• Engineering: To design machines and devices that are efficient at using energy.
• The body's metabolism is responsible for converting calories to joules. Metabolism is the process by which the body breaks down food to release energy.
• Physical activity also requires energy. The more active you are, the more energy your body will burn.
• Growth and development also require energy. Children and adolescents need more energy than adults to support their growth and development.
• The human body

### burns calories to produce energy

for all of its activities, including breathing, thinking, and moving.
• The average adult burns about 2,000 calories per day.
• The energy released from 1 gram of fat is equal to about 9 calories.
• The energy released from 1 gram of protein is equal to about 4 calories.
• The energy released from 1 gram of carbohydrates is equal to about 4 calories.
• A slice of bread contains about 300 joules of energy, while a glass of milk contains about 200 joules of energy.

Note: This content has inputs from both the AI language model developed by OpenAI and by Bard, the Google AI model.