Slimming World Acronyms and Abbreviations

I thought it might be useful to define a few Slimming World acronyms that are seen quite commonly on blogs and forums, for any new people that might not be sure what they mean.

CWCurrent Weight
EEExtra Easy – the name given to the standard Slimming World food optimisation plan
HEA / HXA / HEXAHealthy Extra A – your measured daily allowance of dairy (milk, cheese, etc.)
Healthy Extra B – your measured daily allowance of fibre (bread, cereals, crackers, etc.)
IMAGEIndividual Motivation And Group Experience – sometimes called IMAGE Therapy – the guided discussion that happens in group when the consultant goes from person to person
NSVNon Scale Victory – an improvement or benefit of weight loss that doesn’t show on the scales, like an improvement in your health, dropping a dress size, or being able to do things that weren’t possible before
PATPersonal Achievement Target – your self-set target weight. It is recorded by the consultant on your behalf, and comes up on the tablet when you weigh-in.
SOTMSlimmer of the Month – given out on the last week of the month to the person in class who lost the most weight in that month
SOTWSlimming of the Week – award given to the person in class who lost the most weight (excludes new members and those who gained in previous week)
SPSpeed Protein – a variation on the food optimisation plan where you only eat Speed and Protein foods, and no Free foods – meant to boost weight loss by removing carbs from your diet
SWSlimming World
SWStarting Weight
SYNSShort for ‘Synergy’
TWTarget Weight

I’ll add to this list as other ones occur to me. If you know of any I’ve missed, feel free to add them to the comments.

One thought on “Slimming World Acronyms and Abbreviations

  1. Kat March 17, 2021 / 1:58 am

    Is SW safe for a former type 2 diabetic ,currently in remission,continuing to Metformin medication ?

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