He showed that when 4.184 joules of work is done, 1.0 calorie of heat is produced.
Only after we've squeezed every wasted kilowatthour or leaking calorie of heat out of our homes and businesses should we focus on generating more power.
One calorie of heat is equivalent to 4.2 joules of work.
I feel a small fury begin to build, but inside I feel nothing, not a single calorie of heat.
By contrast, it takes only about 6 calories of heat to melt one gram of lead.
Because a greater percentage of fat is burned at lower intensities, people assume more fat calories are expended.
Less than 30 percent of your total daily calories should come from fat.
A dieter needs a higher percentage of calories from protein just like an athlete does.
Playing basketball can burn about 420 calories per hour.
Donnelly speculates that women may burn fewer calories during their workouts because they are physically smaller than men.