What are calories? Here is what you need to know

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Nutritionists use the word “calories” to mean the amount of energy in food and drink. Scientists formally define a calorie as the heat needed to increase the temperature of a unit amount of water by a degree Celsius. There are two related definitions of the calorie, namely, the small and the large Calorie. The small calorie (cal) … Read more

What is role of digital mass media in health?

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The internet has enabled people to gain instant access to any health information they need. The increasing reliance on the internet means that digital mass media will play an increasingly important role in public health in the 21st century. As more patients seek information on the World Wide Web, digital mass media will come under … Read more