Podcasts Run with Fitpage Ep 19: More About Weight Loss with Nutritionist and Researcher, Panchali Moitra
Ep 19: More About Weight Loss with Nutritionist and Researcher, Panchali Moitra

Ep 19: More About Weight Loss with Nutritionist and Researcher, Panchali Moitra

Panchali Moitra is a qualified nutrition expert, academician, and researcher with over two decades of experience in management, training, and counseling.
In the previous discussion with Panchali (Ep 13), we talked about the basics of nutrition and diet plans. In this episode, Panchali talks more in-depth about diets and their side effects, cheat meals, and demystifies some of the myths related to nutrition, with our host Vikas Singh.
Episode Summary:
00:00 – Know more about this episode
03:10 – Let us welcome Panchali to the show once again!
04:40 – Side effects of diet, the right approach – volumetrics diet
12:26 – More about Volumetrics Diet – the 4 categories of food
15:34 – How to deal with the cravings?
23:23 – Hidden energy sources – is brown packaging enough?
27:56 – Demystifying the myth – switching to brown bread is a “healthy” decision?
28:52 – Importance of reading a nutrition label (Refer: https://bit.ly/3AepuzX)
30:30 – Cheat meals – planned and unplanned
39:57 – The role of fat burner supplements in weight loss; are they beneficial?
43:23 – How to measure success in your weight loss journey?
49:51 – Bloating – causes and how to avoid
53:58 – Closing notes and advice from Panchali
Guest Profile:
Panchali holds a strong background in medical nutrition therapy, preventive health education, and obesity management and is presently working as Assistant Professor for the Master’s Program in Specialized Dietetics at SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. She has won several awards in international and national conferences, has published papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is the author of an activity book for children, Eat Right Move More.
For more information on Panchali, you may reach out to her on:
LinkedIn: Panchali Moitra
Host Profile:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale and Reliance before coming up with an idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and help beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner himself, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
Instagram: @vikas_singhh
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
Gmail: vikas@fitpage.in
About the Podcast: Run with Fitpage
This podcast series is built with a focus on bringing science and research from the endurance sports industry. These may help you learn and implement these in your training, recovery, and nutrition journey. We invite coaches, exercise scientists, researchers, nutritionists, doctors, and inspiring athletes to come and share their knowledge and stories with us. So, whether you’re just getting started with running or want to get better at it, this podcast is for you!
Learn more about fitness and nutrition on our website www.fitpage.in
This podcast has been recorded via Zoom Conferencing.