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: If the government takes away my inches and pounds it will save me
: from a bit of dieting. but if they take away my money I won't be
: able to eat anyway. :)

: Notice that calories are already equated to the *grams* of carbs,
: fats and proteins we eat.

: PGJ

Yes but calolries are replace by Joules now according to ISO standard. That is done in Europe 40 years ago, still every body uses Cal.
Just as horsepower (pk in Dutch hp in English) is replaced by kW. You can see it everywhere but most people still talk hp.
Conversions from one system to another takes a long time. The same with weight. Officially according to ISO weight is in N(ewton) en mass in kg. But when you ask for weight you get an answer in mass units. Takes a very long time.

Daan Daniels

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