kcal to kJ

A kilocalorie is a unit of the energy which is defined on the basis of calorie, and it is also equal to the one thousand calories or 4.1868 kilojoules. The calorie is the amount of energy which is required to increase the temperature of one gram of the water. Kilocalorie is also high calories and food calories, and they are sometimes also referred to as the calorie. This can be ambiguous and the mistaken for all the little calories.

kcal to kJ

The kilojoule is also an SI unit is energy which is also equal to the one thousand joules. The SI unit is the international system of the group. The joule is the amount of the power that can be transferred to an object when it has a 1 newton of force, and it is acting on an object in the direction of the movement from one meter of the distance. The unit kilojoule is used in the countries which have adopted the SI, and it is also used as a unit of food energy, in some of the countries like US both kilojoule and the kilo-calorie are displayed, but the kilo-calories are only shown on the food labels.


The unit kilo-calorie is generally used as an obsolete unit, and it is still used along the SI unit of the kilojoule for the measure of the food energy. In some of the countries like the US, where the SI unit is not adopted, there at the place of kilo-calories they write simple calories, for the food energy measure.  


Here we are providing some conversion of the kilo-calorie to the kilojoule

  • The value of the 0.1 Cal is equal to the 0.4184 kJ.
  • The amount of the one Cal is similar to the 4.184 kJ.
  • The amount of the five Cal is equal to the 20.92 kJ.