Nutrition

posted by .

A liter of perspiration lost by the body represents _____ kcalories?

  • Nutrition -

    The heat of vaporization of water is 539calories/gram, so in a liter there is 1000 grams.
    So in heat units, 1 liter of water is 539kcalories.
    In your question, I am uncertain if you want calories or Food Calories.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics- LOST!

    If the air temperature is the same as the temperature of your skin (about 30.0 C), your body cannot get rid of heat by transferring it to the air. In that case, it gets rid of the heat by evaporating water (sweat). During bicycling, …
  2. chemistry AP

    Give a scientific explanation for the following observations: Perspiring is a mechanism for cooling the body -is it because when something is heated it produces a salt and h2o, so when our body heats up the chemicals in our body let …
  3. chemistry

    The fuel value of hamburger is 3.6kcal/g. If a man eats 1 pound of hamburger for lunch and if none of the energy is stored in his body, estimate the amount of water that would have to be lost in perspiration to keep his body temperature …
  4. Chemistry - College

    The fuel value of hamburger is approx. 3.7 kcal/g. If a man eats 0.45 lbs of hamburger for lunch and none of the energy is stored in his body, estimate the amount of water that would have to be lost in perspiration to keep his body …
  5. fitness

    VO2max is related to which one of the following choices?
  6. chemistry

    How would I find amount of P in a 100 liter solution. The liter of solution contains nitric and sulfurous acid and possibly a dissolved body... the body weighs 70 kg and there are 6.3 ppt of phosphorous in a human body.
  7. chemistry

    how perspiration helps keep you cool on a hot day.?
  8. Chemistry

    It has been determined that the body can generate 5500 kJ of energy during one hour of strenuous exercise. Perspiration is the body's mechanism for eliminating this heat. How many liters of water would have to be evaporated through …
  9. Health

    The skin helps eliminate waste from the body through _____. A. Striation B. Respiration C. Irritation D. Perspiration B?
  10. Chemistry

    Question Part Points Submissions Used It has been determined that the body can generate 5500 kJ of energy during one hour of strenuous exercise. Perspiration is the body's mechanism for eliminating this heat. How many liters of water …

More Similar Questions