Why I don’t Recommend Intermitting Fasting (Eating Just Twice-a-day)
The primary reason why IF works is simple restriction of calories due to fewer meals and not restriction of insulin secretion. Binging on high-calorie foods even during IF will not make you lose weight.
Partying Without Derailing Your Diet
When we’re hungry we have less control and are more likely to give in to temptations, so before leaving for a party, ensure that you have a small meal at home like a sandwich/paratha/idli/dosa/cheela with a fruit. Also have plenty of water.
Fat Loss Part I: Hormones
What is fat loss? We store fat in adipose tissue in our bodies – mostly under the skin (subcutaneous) or in the body cavity (visceral), with a small amount in our muscles (intramuscular). Body fat is an energy storage depot. When the substances providing energy become sparse in your bloodstream, the body detects this and […]
How can you get more fiber in your diet? Well, rather than using fiber supplements, which simply aren’t necessary, the easiest way is to eat fiber-rich foods such as fruits, veggies, grains and pulses.
When to eat? – Timing is everything!
Many people on diet tend to skip meals to reduce their calorie intake, but this puts the body into conservation mode. When you stay hungry for a long time, body tries to conserve as many calories as possible since it becomes insecure if it will get the next meal in time to be used for its energy requirements.
Weight Loss vs Fat Loss
When we think of weight loss, what we really want is to lose the excess fat that our body has stored. So we should be aiming for fat loss, or even better at achieving and maintaining a healthy fat level in our bodies.
Food adulteration is the process in which the quality of food is lowered either by the addition of inferior quality material or by extraction of valuable ingredient.
The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton