What is a calorie? - Emma Bryce

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


To replenish something is to fill it up again. When you run out of something, you might replenish it by buying more of it.

  • The store was out of milk, so they replenished it by buying a case of milk.
  • The museum needed to replenish the exhibits, so they hired a new curator.

The kilogram is a unit of weight that is used in many different countries. It is equal to the weight of one thousand kilograms.

  • The kilogram is used in many different countries to measure weight.
  • The kilogram is the standard unit of weight in the United Kingdom.

digestion is the process by which your body breaks down food. Your digestive system includes your stomach, intestines, and liver.

  • The food didn't digest properly, which is why it caused such a problem.
  • She has an intolerance to gluten, which is why she has digestion problems.

To chunk something is to break it down into small, manageable pieces. When you chunk a project, you divide it into smaller parts so that it's easier to manage.

  • The company is chunking the project, which is why it's taking so long.
  • The teacher chunked the material into small, manageable pieces so that it was easier to understand.

Basal is the bottom, the foundation. When you are basing your decision off of the facts, you are using the most basic information available.

  • The basal layer of the skin is the most sensitive.
  • The basal metabolism is the slowest of all the metabolic rates.

Guzzling is the act of drinking a lot of alcohol in a short period of time. Often, guzzlers drink alcohol in large quantities at one time.

  • He was guzzling down a beer every couple of minutes.
  • She guzzled down a bottle of wine in minutes.

Celery is a type of vegetable that is often used in salads. It is also a type of vegetable that is used in stews and soups.

  • The celery was wilted and had a bitter taste.
  • The celery was crunchy and had a sour taste.

When someone is malnourished, they are not getting the necessary nutrients to stay healthy. This can cause a number of health problems, including problems with their immune system.

  • The child is malnourished and has a high fever.
  • The village is malnourished and has a high rate of illness.

The intestine is a long tube that runs through the body from the stomach to the rectum. It is responsible for digesting food.

  • The intestine was very swollen, which was a sign that it was doing its job well.