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

Nutrient Partitioning

Author: Shanu Shashank , INFS alumni  I would be flying high if my body could become a machine that converts everything I eat into muscles, whether its carbs or protein or any of the unhealthy food items. While each time I shred, I would lose on those fats and no muscles, literally. Now, this is … Continue reading Nutrient Partitioning

The Metabolic War

Author :Akshita Arora INFS Faculty Key points: Women have lower Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) and basal fat oxidation as compared to the men. Metabolic adaptation is quicker in women as compared to the men. Substrate utilization varies with the different phases of the menstrual cycle in … Continue reading The Metabolic War