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  • Originally posted by SerialSinner View Post
    Thought this would be useful for future newcomers. Some that come to my mind right now:

    MDA = Marks Daily Apple

    SAD = Standard American Diet

    PUFAs = Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids

    CW = Conventional Wisdom

    o-3 / n-3 / w-3 = Omega 3

    GC BC = Good Calories, Bad Calories (book by Gary Taubes)

    o-6-3 or o-6/o-3 = Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio

    Rob Wolf


    • Thanks! This is great


      • BPC = Bullet Proof Coffee

        Originally posted by Danielrh View Post

        "Korg" = The opposite of Grok = Non- Primals.
        AFAIK = As Far As I Know.
        BAB = Big Ass Breakfast
        BAS= Big Ass Salad
        BF = Body Fat, Best Friend or Boy Friend
        BIL = Brother-In-Law
        BMR = Basal Metabolic Rate
        BS = Bull Shit
        BW = Body Weight
        CAFO = Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation
        CF = Crossfit
        CM = Coconut Milk (not as common as CO)
        CO = Coconut Oil
        CSA - Community Supported Agriculture
        CTD = Circling the Drain
        CW = Conventional Wisdom
        CW = Current Weight
        DH or DW = Dear Hubby or Dear Wife
        DS or DD = Dear Son or Daughter
        EVOO = Extra Virgin Olive Oil
        FIL = Father-In-Law
        FNW = Fly Navy Wife
        FWIW = For what it's worth
        GC BC = Good Calories, Bad Calories (book by Gary Taubes)
        GF = Grass Fed or Girl Friend
        GMO = Genetically Modified Organism
        GRAS = generally recognized as safe
        GW = Goal Weight
        HFCS = High Fructose Corn Syrup
        HIIT = High Intensity Interval Training
        IF = Intermittent Fasting/Feeding
        IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
        IMHO = In My Humble Opinion
        LBM = Lean Body Mass
        LC = Low Carb
        LGIC = Look Good in Clothes
        LGN = Looking Good Naked
        LHT = Lift Heavy Things
        MDA = Marks Daily Apple
        MIL = Mother-In-Law
        MUFA = Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids
        NTBFW = Not To Be Eff'd With
        o-3 / n-3 / w-3 = Omega 3
        o-6 o-3 or o-6/o-3 = Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio
        OCO = Organic Coconut Oil
        ORAC = Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity
        OVCO = Organic Virgin Coconut Oil.
        PB = Primal Blueprint
        PDA = Public Displays of Affection
        PDO = Primal Despite Opposition
        PTB = Powers That Be
        PUFAs = Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acids
        RP = Resting Pulse
        SAD = Standard American Diet
        SFA = Saturated Fatty Acids
        SIL = Sister-In-Law
        SOG = Son Of Grok --
        SS and 5x5SL = Starting strength and 5x5 Strong Lifts
        SW = Starting Weight
        TJ = Trader Joe’s
        VFF = Vibram FiveFingers
        VLC = Very Low Carb.
        WAPF = Weston A. Price Foundation: The Weston A. Price Foundation
        WOD = workout of the day
        WOE = Way of Eating
        WW = Weight Watchers
        ZC = Zero Carbs

        Let me know if I made an error or missed something.


        • Originally posted by MalexaD View Post
          Have read 21-day total body transformation and quite new in the Primal world, but can´t find what CAFO stands for. I understand it is "badly or wrongly fed and bred" animals, but I would like to know what the CAFO are in words... :-)


          • That's a whole lot of abbreviations to take in hahah! xD

            What is BAS?


            • Big Ass Salad


              • Starting the 21 Day challenge today on Vimify. Morning meditation, done.
                The weekend was on track. I did sample dressing my daughter-in-law made. She's a good cook. Overall all foods offered up were primal or I said no thanks. I made a nut "cake". It was good.
                Last edited by celticswede; 01-11-2016, 05:47 AM.


                • My favorite is LGN - Look Good Naked which is my goal!