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Commonly Used Acronyms

  • AS - Artificial Sweetener (generic, applies to all, not just aspartame)
  • BF - Body Fat
  • BMI - Body Mass Index
  • BTW - By The Way
  • CAD - The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet (the book)
  • CALP - Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program (the book)
  • CHO - Carbohydrate (Carbon Hydrogen Oxygen)
  • CKD - Cyclical Ketogenic Diet
  • DANDR - Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution (the book)
  • DH - Darling Husband (or otherwise, depending on context)
  • ECA - Ephedrine, Caffeine, Aspirin
  • ED - Elimination Diet
  • FWIW - For What It's Worth
  • FYI - For Your Information
  • HFS - Health Food Store
  • HG - Hunter-Gatherer
  • HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HTH - Hope This Helps
  • IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • IDDM - Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type I)
  • IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
  • IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
  • IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion
  • IR - Insulin resistance
  • JMHO - Just My Humble Opinion
  • LBM - Lean Body Mass
  • LC - Low Carbohydrate
  • LOL - Laughing Out Loud
  • NIDDM - Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type II)
  • NT - NeanderThin (the book)
  • OTOH - On The Other Hand
  • OWL - Ongoing Weight Loss (Atkins Diet)
  • PCOS/PCOD - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome/Disease
  • PP - Protein Power (the book)
  • PSMF - Protein Sparing Modified Fast
  • SAD - Standard American Diet
  • SF - Sugar Free
  • SLS - Stein-Leventhal Syndrome (see: PCOS)
  • TIA - Thanks In Advance
  • TKD - Targeted Ketogenic Diet
  • TOM - Time Of the Month
  • VBG - Very Big Grin
  • WOE/WOL - Way Of Eating/Way Of Life
  • YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary

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