About Me
BRIEF - Registered Dietitian with over 30 years of professional experience in the clinical, corporate and communication spaces.  Trained in India and overseas.  Active in national and international dietetic associations.  Currently an independent Diet, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant in Bangalore, India.
DETAILED -
  • Registered dietitian
  • Renowned Diet, Nutrition and Wellness Consultant in Bangalore, India
  • Board Member - International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) from Sep 2016 to Sep 2020
  • ICDA Representative for India Sep 2016 to Sep 2020
  • National President of the Indian Dietetic Association from Jan 2015 to Dec 2018
  • Completed post graduate studies in Mumbai in 1983
  • 30+ years of professional experience
  • Certified in sports nutrition
  • Worked in various hospitals in Mumbai and Bangalore from 1984 to 1999; again from 2012 to 2015
  • Delivered numerous lectures at IT & BPO companies, schools, and many other organizations
  • Several Nutrition Programs / Interviews / Expert Views on Radio, Television, Print Media and Online Media
  • Worked on various nutrition-related projects from 1997 to 1999; again from 2012 to 2014
  • Columnist for The Times of India, Bangalore, from 1996 to 2014
  • Columnist for the magazine Food Lovers, Bangalore, from 2007 to 2012
  • Worked as an associate of Dr. Hans Diehl, Director, Lifestyle Medicine Institute, Loma Linda, California, in his research-oriented Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP)
  • Trained and certified in Vancouver, Canada, to be a facilitator for CHIP
  • Founded N I C H E ® in January 2000, a pioneering nutrition consulting firm that provided consultancy services for Corporate Health with a focus on Prevention
  • In October 2008, N I C H E ® merged with an online nutrition consulting firm, in which I was Director – Wellness till July 2011
  • National Vice-President of the Indian Dietetic Association (Jan 2007 to Dec 2010)
  • Board Member - International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) from  Sep 2008 to Sep 2012.  Re-elected to the Board from Sep 2016 to Sep 2020.
  • ICDA Representative for India (Sep 2008 to Sep 2012) and since Sep 2016
  • Editor - ICDA newsletter from September 2008 till date
  • Member of the interim board of Commonwealth Dietitians and Nutritionists Association (CDNA), since November 2010
Current Work -
  • Advisor
  • Consultant
  • Writer
  • Public Speaker
  • Editor
Client Profile - 
  • IT Companies
  • PR Companies
  • Food Companies
Life Memberships -
  • Indian Dietetic Association
  • Nutrition Society of India
  • Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Association of Food Scientists and Technologists
  • Home Science Association of India