About Our Company

Institute of Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS) was established with the intent of providing comprehensive and practical knowledge in Health and Fitness. Today world renowned experts are contributing to keep the course content updated and relevant.

The courses are divided into levels so that everyone from a general health enthusiast to someone who wants to build a career in this industry can benefit from them.

At INFS our endeavor is to promote scientific learning, further research initiatives, upgrade skills of fitness professionals and support the wellness revolution improving the lives of millions.

Our founding team and expert advisors include:

Menno Henselmans

Board of Advisors

Menno Henselmans is an Online Physique Coach, Fitness Model, Scientific Author and the Founding Director of Bayesian Bodybuilding. Once a former business consultant specialised in advanced statistical data analysis, he traded his company car to pursue his passion - help serious trainees attain their ideal physique. An international speaker, his work has been translated into many languages - Dutch, Norwegian, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, etc. He mentors course development and content development at INFS and is instrumental in ensuring that all the latest scientific principles are reflected in the courses.

Dr Abhijit Deshpande

Board of Advisors

Dr. Abhijit Deshpande is a practicing sleep specialist, dedicated to the evolution of this specialty. His undergraduate and postgraduate medical education was at Mumbai’s Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals. After building a solid foundation in Internal Medicine, he pursued the same specialty in the United States at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, New York. He is actively involved in training of Ph. D. students with the University of Mumbai as the MD & CEO of International Institute of Sleep Sciences (IISS) at Mumbai. At INFS he is instrumental in furthering research initiatives to promote awareness and contribute to the knowledge as it pertains to the Indian population.

Dr Stuart Phillips

Board of Advisors

Stuart Phillips obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in Human Physiology in 1995. He joined McMaster University in 1998 and is currently a full Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and School of Medicine. He is Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is also the Director of the McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research and the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence. He has authored more than 160 original research papers and 50 reviews. At INFS, Dr. Phillips will be instrumental in enhancing the course content of current courses and will contribute to future courses development.

Dr. Brandon Roberts

Board of Advisors

Dr. Brandon Roberts is the Founder & 1st President of the University of Florida Weightlifting team. He also serves as the Director of Research & Education at The Strength Guys who are a team of scientists, innovators, and athletes from all over the world, providing online powerlifting coaching, strength and conditioning coaching for drug-free athletes. With a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology & Masters’s in Human Performance, he also has a Ph. D in Muscle Biology. Currently, he is studying Muscular Hypertrophy as a Postdoctoral Fellow. While the University of Alabama at Birmingham has Dr. Roberts as a Lecturer and Research Consultant, he also acts as the USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach. Known to be a natural bodybuilder, he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Brandon Roberts has authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been published as a fitness writer in Alan Aragon's Research Review, Strengtheory, Muscle & Strength, STACK, and Sci-fit.net.

Jyoti Dabas (N.D.)

Founding Director, INFS

Jyoti Dabas (N.D) left a successful corporate career to pursue her passion in health and fitness. An engineering graduate from the University of Warwick and a MBA from IIM Calcutta, she is now a Doctor of Naturopathy & Alternative Medicine, a blogger and an author. Jyoti combines her accumulated business and health acumen to fast evolve INFS into an emerging premier institute promoting evidence based nutrition and training.

Notable Achievement

  • Received ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management Processes
  • Recognised by DIPP, Government of India as a start-up for its contribution to innovation, development and for creation of jobs! 
  • Achieved International Accredited status and recognised as a Registered Service Provider with CPD Standards Office (Continuous Professional Development) for our Nutrition and Fitness Foundation Course, Expert Course and Exercise Science Course
  • A Certification Board was successfully established in 2017 to review the policy and process of the Assessment Division at INFS