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Calories from Quantity to Quality – Who’s Counting?

The modern system for measuring the caloric value of foods was pioneered by Wilbur Olin Atwater, a professor of chemistry at Wesleyan University from 1873 to 1904. Along with colleagues he constructed the Atwater-Rosa calorimeter and through a series of experiments conducted mostly on students, laid the foundation for the modern system used to assign […]