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Does the history of food energy units suggest a solution to "Calorie confusion"?

James L Hargrove

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Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602-0001, USA

Nutrition Journal 2007, 6:44  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-44

Published: 17 December 2007

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The Potential Energy of Food. A facsimile of the following historical article: Atwater, W.O. The Potential Energy of Food. The Chemistry and Economy of Food. III. Century 1887; 34:397–405.

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