Do you know why we Get Fat at a Young Age?

Fat loss isn’t easy. Simple, yes. But not easy. Anyone who’s lost fat will tell you that it requires perseverance, determination, and a lifestyle change. Despite not being easy, fat loss can be extremely rewarding. Not only does it improve your general health, but it also makes you feel great about yourself. Sadly, this loss […]

Snack Attack – All You Need To Know About Snacking

Habitual. Spontaneous. Stressed. Compulsive. Emotional. Indifferent. Serial. Whichever ‘type of snacker’ you may label yourself as, it all comes down to your mindset. We all know that snacking on junk food is “bad”. Yet now that it is so prolific, we’ve reached a level of complete insensitivity to what we are actually snacking on and […]

Is Being Gluten-Free For You? A 3-Step Process To Find Out!

Gluten, gluten intolerance, gluten free…. If you are someone who follows anyone who talks about nutrition, chances are you’ve come across one or more of these words excessively over the last decade. And you’ve probably given some thought as to whether there is merit to the pros and cons of gluten being discussed by all […]

4 Reasons Why Poor Sleep is Wrecking Your Fat Loss Plans

Most probably, sleep. And how does sleep affect fat loss? Let’s get technical and see how we can sleep our way to fat loss. Insufficient sleep impacts our hormones ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin sends hunger signals to the brain. Sleep loss makes the body produce more ghrelin. Leptin, on the other hand, cues your stomach that […]

Fasting – A Modern Yet Ancient Approach to Health

I’m going to talk about a recent breakthrough in the nutritional realm. It is a concept that is so new and radical, that you may not even appreciate it. Well, at least not as much as your grandmother will. You see a lot has changed over the last five hundred years. We’ve gone from living […]

Living on a Nutritional Budget

The concept of a nutritional budget I think we can all agree that any smart person would spend his/her money on food, rent, electricity, fuel etc., because today, these are any human’s basic necessities and unless those are covered everything else including Coach handbags and Mont Blanc wallets means zilch! Similarly, considering the genetics you […]

Why Calorie Counting is a Bad Idea

Calorie counting is an “educated guess”, at best. Don’t believe anyone who tells you otherwise unless that person is sitting in a lab somewhere and doing tests to measure calories. This doesn’t mean you ignore food quantity completely and eat as much as you want. Think of calories as fuel. A car or bike needs […]

If It Tastes Sweet, It Contains Sugar

Here are 5 simple points that will make you smarter about sugar. Whatever it may be, if it tastes sweet it contains sugar, or sweeteners. This applies to everything that is edible – cookies, cakes, ice cream, juice or even just fruit. The sugar contained may be natural or processed, but it is still sugar. […]

4 Rules That Define Our Nutritional Philosophy

When it comes to food for general health and fitness, there are four words that sum up everything that The Quad believes is relevant and required.   Real. Sustainable. Practical. Local. #1 Eat real food Real food is naturally occurring. It is food that is prepared from ingredients that are as close to their natural […]