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Introduction: Calorie

Description of Calorie

Calorie: A measurement of the energy content of food. The body needs calories as "fuel" to perform all of its functions, such as breathing, circulating the blood, and physical activity. When a person is sick, their body may need extra calories to fight fever or other problems.
Source: National Institute of Health

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