Helpful Abbreviations & Measurements

Abbreviations:

Amt. Amount

Fl. Fluid

Gms. Grams

" Inch

< Less than

> More than

mgs. Milligrams

Lb. Pound

Lg. Large

Sm. Small

N/A. not available

Oz. Ounces

Pkg. Package

Sod. Sodium (salt)

Tbsp. Tablespoon

tsp. Teaspoon

Tr. Trace

Vtm. Vitamin

Qt. Quart

Pt. Pint

 
Capacity:

3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce

4 tablespoons = 1/4 Cup

5 1/3 tablespoons = 1/2 Cup

8 fluid ounces = 1 Cup

16 Tbsp = 1 Cup

2 Cups = 1 Pint

2 pints = 1 Quart

4 cups = 1 Quart

2 Quarts = gallon

4 Quarts = 1 gallon

Meals

Breakfast = 1st meal of the day (Usually between 6 & 8 AM)

Brunch = Late Breakfast (Usually between 10 AM & Noon and skip Lunch)

Lunch = 4-5 hours after Breakfast (Usually about Noon)

Dinner = 4-5 hours after Lunch (usually between 5 & 6 PM)

Supper = 2 or more hours after you should have had Dinner (usually between 8 & 10 PM)

Snack = eaten between meals

Weight:

1 ounce = 28.35 grams

3.57 ounces = 100 grams

16 ounces = 1 pound

 

Time

60 Seconds = 1 Minute

60 Minutes = 1Hour

24 Hours = 1 Day

AM = Morning (Midnight-Noon)

PM = Evening (Noon-Midnight)

Night = when it's dark

Daytime = when it's not dark

Normal people

Morning = Daylight to Noon

Evening =  6 PM - Bedtime

Nightshift people

Morning = 10 AM to 5 PM

Evening = Midnight - bedtime

Retired people

Morning = When I get up until  whenever I eat Breakfast.

Evening = After I eat Supper until I go to bed.

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