empty calories Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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empty caloriesnoun [plural]

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energy from ​foodcontaining no nutrients (= ​substances that ​keep you ​healthy)
(Definition of empty calories from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “empty calories”
in Chinese (Simplified) (从无营养的食物中获取的)单纯热量…
in Chinese (Traditional) (從無營養的食物中獲取的)單純熱量…
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