Intermittent fasting, like keto, has its own language attached to it, so here we’ve pulled together a like of the intermittent fasting key terms you may need to know. Bookmark them, or print them off to make your life easier!
Keto Intermittent Fasting Key Terms
If you are new to intermittent fasting, it can get confusing, there are many different types of intermittent fasting as well as keto terms, all rolled into one.
That’s why we have created this IF key terms list for you.
If you are just getting started with intermittent fasting, I would suggest that you check out our getting started on intermittent fasting and keto guide. It will talk you through everything you need to know to be successful with IF.
|ACV||Apple Cider Vinegar|
|ADF||Alternate Day Fasting|
|AUTOPHAGY||The Body Seeks Damaged/Old Cells For Protein As A Form Of Internal Housekeeping|
|BDNF||Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (Promotes Nerve Cell Function)|
|BIMAD/2MAD||2 Meals Per Day|
|BMI||Body Mass Index|
|BMR||Base Metabolic Rate|
|BONE BROTH||Broth Made Using Bones For Gut Health And Electrolytes.|
|BPC||Bullet Proof Coffee|
|CICO||Calories In Calories Out|
|FAT ADAPTED||Efficiently Making And Using Own Fat For Fuel|
|GANG||Gluconeogenesis (Making Sugar In The Liver From Protein Or Fats Including Our Own)|
|GLUCONEOGENESIS||Process Of Liver Making Sugar From Fat Or Protein|
|HGH||Human Growth Hormone|
|IIFYM||If It Fits Your Macros|
|KETO||Nutritional Ketosis Diet|
|KETOSIS||State Of Making Ketones For Fuel|
|LCHF||Low Carb High Fat|
|MACROS||Macronutrients; Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates (Carbs =Sugars)|
|MCT||Medium Chain Triglycerides|
|METABOLIC SYNDROME||Spectrum Of Conditions With Elevated Health Risks|
|MICROS||Micronutrients; Vitamins And Minerals|
|NSV||Non Scale Victory|
|OMAD||One Meal A Day|
|PCOS||Polycystic Ovary Syndrome|
|TOM||Time Of Month|
|WINDOW||Open Period To Consume Nutrition [Eating Time]|
|WOE||Way Of Eating|
|WOL||Way Of Life|
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