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Glossary of Terms

Discussion in 'Beginners Area' started by admin, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. sooperb

    sooperb New Member

    Ok, thanks Martin. Sooooo, how does that work? Can you make this yourself or do you buy it, I've certainly never seen it for sale in the UK.
  2. Flora

    Flora New Member

    Hi Spinergie
    Do you have a RO system in France - or is this just in the UK you are talking about?
    When I researched getting an RO system I found the Eastern water board system and it sounded really good - but I haven't followed it up as regards bringing one to France.
    Your experience sounds very positive but I'd love to know more about your initial setting up.
  3. Flora

    Flora New Member

    Thanks for that info - very useful and I'll have a good think about it.
    I too use a filter plus some bottled spring water at the moment. I'm pretty confident that we have good water here as it comes out of the limestone hills (so very hard!) and is pretty much untreated, but I would definitely go for the RO system if we go back to UK. Not sure of our future plans yet but def. want to live nearer the coast before too long...
  4. Ben1983

    Ben1983 New Member

    What does SCN stand for?
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  5. Lahelada

    Lahelada New Member

    SCN = suprachiasmatic nucleus (part of the hypothalamus,controls circadian rythm)
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  6. Shellie

    Shellie Silver

    After reading all the acronyms, I put them all together in a new alphabetical list. Hope this helps others as much as it will help me. I will add to it as I continue reading.

    AA - arachadonic acid

    AI - auto-immune

    ACTH - Adrenocorticotropic hormone

    ADH - anti-diuretic hormone

    AGEs - Advanced Glycation End-Products.

    AI – Artificial Intelligence

    AI – Auto-immune

    ALEs - Advanced Lipoxidation End-Products.

    alpha MSH - Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

    ALE - advanced lipoxidation end-products

    ALS - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - Lou

    AV - Aajonus Vonderplanitz.

    BAB – Big Ass Breakfast

    BCAA - branched chain amino acid

    BCP - Bombyx acid cysteine protease

    BHRT – Bio-identical Hormone Replacement

    CLA - Conjugated Linoleic Acid

    CO – Coconut Oil

    CRH - Corticotropin-releasing hormone

    C.R.O.N. - Caloric restriction with optimal nutrition

    CT – Cold Thermogenesis

    CW - conventional wisdom

    DH – Darling Husband

    ECCG - green tea antioxidant

    eNOS - endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthetase

    ED - Estrogen Dominance

    ED - Erectile Dysfunction

    ED – Eating Disorder

    GCB - Guy-Claude Burger.

    HAB – Half-Assed Breakfast

    HC - High carb

    HC - hydrocortisone

    HCAs - Heterocyclic Amines.

    HCG - human chorionic gonadotropin

    HIIT - high intensity interval training

    IF- intermittent fasting

    IL-6 - Interleukin-6

    LC - Loren Cordain

    LR – Leptin Reset

    LS – Leptin Sensitivity

    MCT - Medium-chain triglycerides

    MDA- malondialdehyde

    MDA – Mark’s Daily Apple

    ME - myalgic encephalomyelitis

    MMP - 9 Matrix metallopeptidase 9

    alpha MSH - Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

    NAD - Neolithic associated diseases

    NPY - Neuropeptide Y

    NSAs - Nitrosamines

    PAHs- Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.

    PCOS - Polycystic ovary syndrome

    PD - Primal Diet.

    PPAR - peroxisome proliferator-activated

    ROS - Reactive oxygen species

    RPD - Raw Paleolithic Diet

    RVAF diet - Raw Animal and Vegetable Diet.

    SAD - Standard American Diet

    SCN - Suprachiasmatic Nucleus

    SF - Sally Fallon.

    TGF - b1 transforming growth factor beta-1

    TNF - tumor necrosis factor

    VDR - Vitamin D Receptor

    VIP - Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

    HRV - Heart Rate Variability Test

    ROS - Reactive Oxygen Species generation

    TNF - alpha tumor necrosis factor

    VAP - vertical auto profile (lipid profile test)

    VEGF – Vascular endothelial growth factor

    VIP - Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide

    WAPF - Weston.A Price Foundation.

    WP - Weston-Price
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  8. PaulG

    PaulG New Member

    Someone on this forum started a website of kruse related terminology..Anyone remember who or where?
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  9. billy

    billy New Member

    LCHF - Low Carb High Fat (keto diet)
    HFLC - High Fat Low Carb
    PE - physical earth (electrical engineers use this as reference to ground for electrical grounding)
  10. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    How bout PGE2 test? I'm not sure what Jack is saying in that webinar (Sleep Rx maybe?I can't remember right now)because it is kind of a blur when he says it.
    It has something to do with a hormone ratio or something regarding Progesterone and DHEA (?). It sounds like a pretty important test
  11. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    Progesterone estrogen ratio
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  12. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    Found it - PG/E2 ratio = Progesterone/ Estradiol ratio
  13. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

  14. CM = cell membrane (I'm thinking)
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  15. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    Sounds likely..
  16. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    VLC = very low carb (?)
  17. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    BDNF =Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor
  18. HelenaVon

    HelenaVon New Member

    Wow, worth printing ;D
  19. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    "clinico-pathologic conference"
  20. Cpt.Tired

    Cpt.Tired New Member

    This may sound dumb but I really don't know the real meaning of "n=1".
    I know it has to do with your own personal "thunderstorm" but that's about it

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