Common terms and abbreviations on a ketogenic diet.

AS - Artificial Sweetener.

LCHF - diet that is low in carbs and high in fat (Low Carb High Fat).

HWC - heavy whipping cream - a common ingredient on a keto diet.

WOE - Way Of Eating, a term used to reference your own diet.

BPC - Bullet Proof Coffee, also known as Keto Coffee (coffee blended with fat into a creamy consistency).

IR -  Insulin Resistance (this happens when your body’s doesn’t want to respond to the insulin hormone and take sugar from the blood into the cells - this is often a precursor to diabetes as the body is trying to protect the cells from the high blood sugar).

MCT - Medium Chain Triglyceride (a type of fat that is more easily used by the brain and rapidly converts into ketones).

SF - Sugar Free.



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