The women who reduced their caloric intake weighed an average of four pounds less than they did at the beginning of the trial.
caloric restriction as a research discipline has actually been around for ages.
It also is home to the Heartattack Grill, an ode to caloric overload where ‘350 lbs and over eats free’.
hypothetical fluid in a now-discarded model of heat exchange, 1792, from French calorique, coined in this sense by Lavoisier, from Latin calorem "heat" (nominative calor; see calorie). The adjective is recorded from 1865.
caloric ca·lor·ic (kə-lôr'ĭk)
Of or relating to calories.
Of or relating to heat.