Diff between calorie and a Calorie?
One Calorie is equal to 1,000 calories.
A calorie is simply a measurement of an amount of energy. A food calorie tells you how much energy is in a food. The biggest difference is that in nutrition, the word calorie is used as short for kilo-calorie (or 1,000 actual calories), whereas in physics or other forms of science, a calorie is simply a calorie.
calorie and Calorie . . . "small calorie" and "large calorie" . . . the common units of energy before the SI system of units was introduced. "small" calorie . . . "gram" calorie energy to warm 1 gram of water 1 degree C. 4.184 joules "large" Calorie . . . "kilogram" Calorie, "kilocalorie", the food calorie energy to warm 1 kilogram of water 1 degree C 1,000 small calories 4,184 joules
Both Calorie and calorie are measurements of energy. 1 Calorie = 1000 calories Upper-case Calorie is used in nutritional terms and is sometimes also referred to as a kilocalorie to avoid confusing it with the lower-case calorie. Please see the related link for more details The Calorie (kilocalorie, kcal) is 1000 calories - a more useful unit and widely used.