# Megacalories to Calories Conversion

Enter the energy in megacalories below to get the value converted to calories.

**Results in Calories:**

## How to Convert Megacalories to Calories

To convert a megacalorie measurement to a calorie measurement, multiply the energy by the conversion ratio.

Since one megacalorie is equal to 1,000,000 calories, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The energy in calories is equal to the megacalories multiplied by 1,000,000.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 megacalories to calories using the formula above.

### How Many Calories are in a Megacalorie?

There are **1,000,000** calories in a megacalorie, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 Mcal = 1,000,000 cal

Megacalories and calories are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Megacalories

One megacalorie is equal to 1,000,000 calories, which are the heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5 degrees Celsius. One megacalorie is equal to 4.184 megajoules.

Megacalories can be abbreviated as *Mcal*; for example, 1 megacalorie can be written as 1 Mcal.

## Calories

One calorie is equal to the heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 14.5 to 15.5 degrees Celsius.

When measuring the energy content in foods, the large calorie, or kilocalorie is used, but it's often still just called a "calorie." When both the calorie and large calorie are used in the same context it is common to refer to the calorie as a "small calorie."

Calories can be abbreviated as *cal*; for example, 1 calorie can be written as 1 cal.

## Megacalorie to Calorie Conversion Table

Megacalories | Calories |
---|---|

0.000001 Mcal | 1 cal |

0.000002 Mcal | 2 cal |

0.000003 Mcal | 3 cal |

0.000004 Mcal | 4 cal |

0.000005 Mcal | 5 cal |

0.000006 Mcal | 6 cal |

0.000007 Mcal | 7 cal |

0.000008 Mcal | 8 cal |

0.000009 Mcal | 9 cal |

0.0000001 Mcal | 0.1 cal |

0.000001 Mcal | 1 cal |

0.00001 Mcal | 10 cal |

0.0001 Mcal | 100 cal |

0.001 Mcal | 1,000 cal |

0.01 Mcal | 10,000 cal |

0.1 Mcal | 100,000 cal |

1 Mcal | 1,000,000 cal |