What crash diets do to your body ?

Author: Siddharth Lall, Nutrition consultant at SQUATS,INFS alumni Abstract Article Key Points: Any caloric restricted diet leads to metabolic changes that favor conservation of body weight and prevention of further weight loss. Crash dieting is accompanied by alterations in the hormones that regulate appetite, hunger and satiety such as leptin, thyroid, ghrelin, sex hormones etc. … Continue reading What crash diets do to your body ?

Intermittent Fasting – Yay or Nay?

Author : Anushree Kailash , INFS scholar  Edited by : Subia Khan , Corporate consultant @ SQUATS  Let’s understand what Intermittent Fasting is: Intermittent fasting is not a type of diet but a diet strategy or eating pattern which times the total daily food intake into a specific number of contiguous hours to produce an … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting – Yay or Nay?

Understanding Metabolism

Abstract Article 1: Author : Aditya Mahajan, INFS faculty  Keywords: Metabolism, BMR, TDEE, Calories, Fat loss Everybody at some point must have heard the term ‘metabolism’ or you must have heard someone saying my metabolism is slow -I can-not lose weight easily or my metabolism is fast- I am unable to gain weight. So what … Continue reading Understanding Metabolism

A quality Sleep: Under-rated and Unexplored vertical of fitness goals (Part 2)

Author: Subia Khan How adequate sleep is, its timeliness and quality is as crucial as diet and workout. We know this now! Part 1 of the article focused on how sleeping pattern is, how it is regulated, causes of sleep deprivation and measures to correct the same A quality Sleep: Under-rated and Un-explored vertical of … Continue reading A quality Sleep: Under-rated and Unexplored vertical of fitness goals (Part 2)