Years from now, when some wise person decides to compile a dictionary of the most popular words used in the 20th and 21st centuries, the word ‘calorie’ is definitely going to be right up there! In the past decades, an increasing consciousness of physical health – of understanding the need to eat and exercise right – has resulted in the term ‘calorie’ being used widely and, sometimes, too casually.
But what exactly is a ‘calorie’? This infographic tells you everything you want to know – nutritional definition, different types of calories, how to measure your personal calorie requirement, and so on.
The Complete Guide to Calories:
Infographic by – Greatist