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food calorie intake rate +  
The number of calories (usually large calories, kilogram calories, dietary calories, or nutritional calories) consumed as food by an organism per period of time. A large calorie is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius, a measure of the energy which an organism can derive by metabolizing the food.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: calorie intake rate from food
Related Synonyms: food energy intake rate
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calorie "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia"

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