Hypercaloric vs hypocaloric vs isocaloric
Now the question is, do you want an isocaloric, hypocaloric, or hypercaloric diet?
Important side note. By no means neglect your carbohydrate and fat needs, as they are as crucial for maintaining your energy levels as well as your performance.
The prefix iso means identical or equal, the prefix hyper means above and beyond, and hypo with an O at the end means low or under.
When you put an isolation flask, also called a thermos bottle, the heat or cold inside stays approximately the same.
When someone is hyperactive, or something goes hyperspeed, you know it’s above and beyond average.
And then hypo is just what is left; low. Both have an O as a letter, if that helps. Hypo has nothing to do with Hippo, by the way. :)