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Simple unit conversion tool that helps you to convert Calories to kiloCalories.

## What you should know about Calories and kiloCalories

### How many kiloCalories are in one Calorie?

**Small Calories (cal)**

1 cal = 0.001 kcal

**Large/Food Calories (Cal)**

1 Cal = 1 kCal

### How many Calories are in one kiloCalorie?

**Small Calories (cal)**

1 kcal = 1000 cal

**Large/Food Calories (Cal)**

1 kCal = 1 Cal

**Conversion Example:**

If we want to convert 4,000 Calories in kiloCalories, then we will proceed as following:

**Small Calories (cal) to Kilocalories (kcal)**

*E _{(kcal)} = E_{(cal)} / 1000 = 4000cal / 1000 = 4 kcal*

**Large Calories (Cal) to Kilocalories (kcal)**

*E*

_{(kcal)}= E_{(Cal) =}4000Cal = 4000 kcalDefinition of **Calorie** provided by YourDictionary.com

- the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree celsius; gram calorie; small calorie
- the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree celsius; great calorie; kilocalorie; 1,000 calories; large calorie
- a. a unit equal to the large calorie, used for measuring the energy produced by food when oxidized in the body

b. an amount of food able to produce one large calorie of energy

Definition of **kiloCalorie** provided by Vocabulary.com

a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food

Calories (cal) and Kilocalories (kcal) are two energy units. Calories and Kilocalories units are used in various fields of activity such as physics, chemistry and other industries. This calculator is useful both for those who’s working in these fields of activity but also for students who study energies as Calories and Kilocalories at school.

Our Calories to Kilocalories converter is especially designed to make your calculations fast. You just need to enter Calories value on the first box and the converter will do the rest for you and automatically convert Calories to Kilocalories.

Also you have formula for converting Calories to Kilocalories if you need that in your calculations, but we recommend you to use the Calories to Kilocalories converter because is very fast and accurate for simple conversions.

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