calorie noun

ADJ. empty Sweets and biscuits have a lot of empty calories in them.

VERB + CALORIE contain, have | consume, eat | burn (off) You need to exercise more to burn off the calories. | count, watch Some people count calories all their lives. I'm trying to watch my calories at the moment.

CALORIE + NOUN content, intake foods with a high calorie content

PHRASES high/low calorie a low calorie drink | high/low in calories Fruit is relatively low in calories.