Glossary

These terms are defined in context to their use by the Post-Modern Lifestyle Project (PMLP).

Acetaldehyde
Acetoacetic acid
Acetone
Acetyl Co-Enzyme A
Acrylamide
Addiction
Adipocyte
Adipose tissue
Advanced glycation end-product (AGE)
Adverse Event (AE)
Aerobic
Aetiology
Aldehyde
Alicyclic compound
Aliphatic compound
Allergy
Alpha-linolenic acid
Amino acid
Amylase
Amyloidosis
Amylopectin
Amylose
Anaerobic
Anthoxanthin
Anti-nutrient
Arabitol
Aromatic compound
Astaxanthin
ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate)
Autoimmune disorder
Beta-hydroxybutyric acid
Biochemistry
Biology
Branched-chain amino acid
Brominated vegetable oil
Bromism
Butyraldehyde
Butyric Acid
C-reactive protein (CRP)
Calorie
Caramelisation
Carbohydrate
Carotenoid
Casein
Cellulose
Certified Organic
Codex Alimentarius
Coeliac disease
Conditionally-Essential Fatty Acid
Conditionally-Essential Nutrient
Conjugated linoleic acid
Cortisol
Cortisone
Curative
Cyanobacteria
Deamination
Detoxification
Detoxification Diet
Diet
Dietary
Dietary Supplement
Dieting
Disaccharide
Disease
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA)
Drug
EFA (Essential Fatty Acid)
Eicosanoids
Endocrine System
Enzyme
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
Epidemiology
Epigenetics
Erythritol
Essential Amino Acid
Essential Nutrient
Ester
Esterification
Eukaryote
Exchange Lists
Exchange Scheme
Fat
Fatty Acid
Flavonoid
Food allergy
Food intolerance
Food sensitivity
Fructan
Fructooligosaccharide
Fructose
Galactose
Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)
Gene
Genetics
Ghrelin
Gland
Gliadin
Gluconeogenesis
Glucose
Glutelin
Gluten
Glutenins
Glycaemic Index (GI)
Glycaemic Load (GL)
Glycerol
Glycogen
Glycogenolysis
Glycolysis
Glycoside
Grapefruit Diet
Great Oxygenation Event (GOE)
Hangover
High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)
Hormone
Hydrolysis
Hypothalamus
Iatrogenetic
Inorganic Nutrient
Invert Sugar
Isoflavone
Isoflavonoid
Isoleucine
Isomalt
Isothiocyanate
Juice Fast
Ketoacidosis
Ketogenic Diet
Ketone Bodies
Ketosis
Krebs Cycle
Lactase
Lactitol
Lactose
Lactose Intolerance
Lecithin
Lectin
Legume
Leptin
Leucine
Linoleic acid
Lipid
Lipid Peroxidation
Lipolysis
Long-chain fatty acid
Macronutrient
Maillard reaction
Maltitol
Maltose
Mannitol
MCT Oil
Medicine
Medium-chain fatty acid
Medium-Chain Fatty Acid (MCFA)
Medium-chain triglyceride
Metabolism
Micronutrient
Mono Diet
Monosaccharide
Myelin
Non-Essential Fatty Acid
Non-Essential Nutrient
Nutrient
Oestrogen
Oil
Oligosaccharide
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
Omega-7 Fatty Acid
Omega-9 Fatty Acid
Orexigenic
Organ
Organelle
Organic
Organic Farming
Organic Food
Organic Nutrient
Palliative
Peroxisome
Phenolic Acid
Photosynthesis
Phytochemical
Phytoestrogen
Pituitary Gland
Polyol
Polysaccharide
Prebiotic
Prokaryote
Prolamin
Reactive oxygen species (ROS)
Saccharide
Short-chain fatty acid
Sorbitol
Starch
Steroid
Stevia
Steviol Glycoside
Sucrose
Sugar
Sugar Alcohol
Syndrome X
Tagatose
Terpene
Terpenoid
Tetraterpene
Toxic
Toxicant
Toxicity
Toxin
Trehalose
Triglyceride
Valine
Vegetable Fat
Vegetable Oil
Very Long-Chain Fatty Acid
Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet
Viscus
Vitamin
World Health Organization (WHO)
Xylitol
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