Joule Conversions

1 Joule =
0.00023900574 Kilocalories
(rounded to 8 digits)
A joule is the standard unit of energy. On the surface of the Earth, it takes about 9.8 joules to lift a 1 kilogram object by 1 meter.
A nutritional Calorie, or kilocalorie, is commonly used in food labeling. It is equal to 4.184 kilojoules. The average American consumes about 2,700 kilocalories per day.