Fat

Fats are essential nutrients and provide energy.1 gram of fat produces 9 calories of energy making it the most concentrated source of energy in our body. They are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and can be found in liquid or solid form depending on structure and composition. Fats Read more »

High Protein Diet

Diets with higher percentage of proteins than normal, recommended by bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts to build muscle and lose fat at the same time. These diets are usually low in fat, so the body uses  for 30%, Carbohydrates for 50% and fats for 20% of its calorific Read more »

Ketones

Compounds produced by the body when fat is broken down to energy. Almost all the cells in the body can use ketones as an energy source. Increased levels of Ketones are observed during conditions like , when the body is unable to process carbohydrates in diet or Read more »

Ketosis

a condition of increased production of Ketones, an energy substrate produced by secondary when it's primary sources of glycogen ( carbohydrates ) are depleted. This dangerous condition can easily be avoided by consuming at least 100g of carbohydrates a day. Read more »

Anabolism

Various that use energy in the form of ATP produced during to synthesis molecules such as protein or DNA from smaller compounds known as precursors. Example, Amino acids are precursors to proteins and the process of synthesising proteins from amino acids is Read more »