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Celebrity Nutritionist Pooja Makhija, Shonali Sabherwal, Dr. Anjali Mukerjee, Ms Shubi Husain, Ms.Rujuta Diwekar in the race for India’s Most Promising & Valuable Diet Expert & Nutritionist 2014

Celebrity Nutritionist Pooja Makhija, Shonali Sabherwal, Dr. Anjali Mukerjee, Ms Shubi Husain, Ms.Rujuta Diwekar in the race for India’s Most Promising & Valuable Diet Expert & Nutritionist 2014

 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards 2014 bring a close race for top five Diet Advisor & Nutrition Expert in the top award at Pharma Leaders Power Brand 2014


Friday,14th November 2014, Mumbai, Maharashtra. In today’s fast changing life with a hectic lifestyle with no time to concentrate on the physical aspects of the body, the role of a Diet Counsellor assumes tremendous importance & significance as most of the body disorders & diseases stem from improper diet & inability to comply with strict adherence to nutritional management. Pharmaleaders award ( )nominations 2014 for the top category “India’s Most Promising & Valuable Diet Expert & Nutritionist 2014”attempt to recognize the best in the dietary guidelines & nutritional Management.

Widely recognized as a credible award for awarding best talents in the healthcare industry having successfully made its imprint since 1999 , the 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards 2014 will see a bigger competition of India’s top five names in the field of diet & nutrition & in the race to this coveted & prestigious award title are top five celebrity professionals making it to the final five finalists judged by Network 7 Media Group out of a hundred screenings. ( ). Ms.Pooja Makhija, Ms.Shonali Sabherwal, Dr. Anjali Mukerjee, Ms Shubi Husain, Ms.Rujuta Diwekar are now in public voting making it to the big foray. The result of the award will be announced by a three tier voting to be culminated on the event day on Friday,26th December 2014 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai in a glittering award evening which will also felicitate top 30 achievers in other important categories at the Pharma Leaders 2014 awards. ( )

The details of the nominees for the most prestigious India’s Most Promising & Valuable Diet Expert & Nutritionist 2014 are.

Ms.Shubi Hussain, Entrepreneur & Nutritionist

A leading Nutritionist & Entrepreneur, Shubi Husain provides advice on nutrition and health related aspects, specifically with reference to Indian diets and food habits. Her products and Diet Plans are available under the brand name Indiadiets Health Perfect (IHP). Shubi Husain has been a name synonymous with Health & Nutrition. A Post Graduate with specialization in Dietetics & Public Health Nutrition from the famous Lady Irwin College (Delhi University), she’s been in this field since 1993. She also has the coveted Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in the field of marketing, from the prestigious Symbiosis Institute, Pune.

With more than 12 years of varied exposure and practice throughout the length and breadth of India, she has picked up the finer nuances of the field to surge ahead. She is a co-owner of the reputed International firm “Indiadiets” which offers Customized as well as instantly downloadable Weight Loss Programs, Tailored Diets etc, under her able guidance. She has also been heading the Company “ORB Health Sanctuary Pvt Ltd.” as its Managing Director and is the owner of the famous brand – Health Sanctuary™.“America Watch”, a leading international magazine featured her as one of Asia’s “Pioneering Nutritionist”. Due to her outstanding knowledge & work in this field, she has been the “Official Nutritionist”  to various national and International models. Presently Ms Shubi Husain has been engaged in the setting up of a chain of Health Centers throughout India, providing complete Health, Nutrition, Beauty and Laser related services under one roof. The Project has been launched by her through the Company “Orb Health Sanctuary Pvt Ltd.” and under her famous brandname “Health Sanctuary™”. The first Centre at A-1/19, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi – 110029, India is on an approx. area of 2500 sq. ft. Several other such Centers are already functional in areas like North Delhi (Gujranwala), NCR, Faridabad, Gurgaon etc. Launch of other Centers is already in the pipeline. Having established a formidable presence in the National Capital Region of Delhi, Health Sanctuary™ now plans expanding and establishing itself throughout India and abroad. Having provided an entirely unique concept of Total health – Total solutions under one roof, Ms Shubi’s “Health Sanctuary™” is in great demand amongst the entire populace of Delhi in particular and India as a whole.

Ms.Rujuta Diwekar, Sports Nutritionist

She’s the sports nutritionist behind Kareena Kapoor’s size zero figure. She’s also the fitness specialist who made books fashionable for those who can’t read without moving their lips. Rujuta Diwekar helps the rich and famous lose weight and gain confidence. Her first book, Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight, sold over two lakh copies and earned her a loyal following beyond the celebrity stratosphere. “Slimming is not about cutting calories, but improving nourishment, body composition and taking a holistic approach to health. Weight loss is a byproduct, not the goal,” says Diwekar. As fitness expert Leena Mogre says, she always knew what she wanted. “That’s the reason behind her success.”

The Journey: Born to an engineer father and a professor mother, Diwekar chose to go against the grain, unlike her sister who is an IIM graduate. After post-graduation in sports science and nutrition from SNDT College in Mumbai, she set up her own gym in 1999. She’s all set to expand the Diwekar franchise with her second book on women and weight loss.The Chill Out Zone: Spends two months every year in the Himalayas or the US. Also did a teacher course from the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Academy, Uttarkashi.The Muse: Her grandmother and mother for their healthy lifestyles. Anil Ambani for his discipline and Kareena for her work ethic.

Dr. Anjali Mukerjee, Nutritionist & Co-Founder Health Total

 Anjali Mukerjee – M.D. (A.M) Nutritionist, Researcher, Columnist, Author, Founder and Director – HEALTH TOTAL, is India’s leading Nutritionist and today a name synonymous with Health and Nutrition.Post her graduation, she specialized in Nutrition and Dietetics from The Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition. She then studied Clinical Nutrition from The American Academy of Nutrition post which she also completed her M.D. in Alternative Medicine.She has been in active clinical practice since 1984.With an experience in clinical practice spanning more than a quarter of a century, her research work in the field of preventive health care has helped more than 4,00,000 patients to reap the benefits of non-drug therapy. She has been able to successfully treat lifestyle problems like Obesity, Digestive Disorders, High Cholesterol, Type II Diabetes, Hypertension, Menopausal Complaints, Chronic Fatigue, Low Immunity, etc. with the help of advanced Nutritional Therapy, Ayurveda, Nutritional Medicine, Herbs, Behaviour Modification, Counseling and Exercise.Anjali Mukerjee has been an Independent Consultant to “Soremartec Italia” – makers of Ferrero Rocher chocolates, Tic Tac breath mints and Nutella hazel nut spread for her opinions, expertise and advice on nutrition.She’s been a member of the “Brooke Bond Tea Council” – a body formed to promote the health benefits of tea by Hindustan Unilever – India’s largest FMCG Company.Due to her outstanding knowledge and work in the field of Health and Nutrition, she was approached by Femina to be an “Official Nutritionist” to the Femina Miss India contestants. She consulted the contestants consecutively for 8 years (1997 – 2004). The food plans of “Miss Universe Lara Dutta, Miss World Priyanka Chopra, Miss India Gul Panag, Neha Dhupia” and many others were designed and sponsored by HEALTH TOTAL.In her attempt to create health awareness she has organized several health festivals and lectures extensively at the IHC (India Habitat Centre), IMC (Indian Merchant Chamber), YEO (Young Entrepreneur Organization), HELP (Health Education Library for People), FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry), IMA (Indian Medical Association), Rotary Club, etc.She has been invited by India’s biggest retailer – Future group to be part of a panel to judge “Pantaloons Style Inc awards” – a search for the most stylish corporate icon.She has contributed as a panel member to “Saves Heart”, a magazine by Intas Pharma for Doctors & other medical fraternity across India.She has shared her experiences and guided budding nutritionists, students as a judge and presented awards at Tejaswini & Arcane Illusions events organized by SNDT – India’s leading women’s university.She has corrected the eating patterns of students at Shiamak Davar Institute of Performing Arts (SDIPA).She was invited by the Times of India to be a panelist for the Diabesity Summit held on 8th November 2012. Anjali Mukerjee Health Total has been conferred “India’s Best Nutrition and Neutraceuticals Company of the Year 2010” by His Excellency Governor, Maharashtra State, Shri K. Sankaranarayanan and Minister of FDA, Maharashtra State, Shri Manohar Naik at the 3rd Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Awards involving Indian and Global Pharma biggies.Mukerjee has received numerous awards like ‘Women Achievers’ Award, ‘IJM’ Award, ‘Bharat Nirman’ Award and recently ‘Pantene Shine’ Award for her outstanding contribution in the field of health and nutrition.

Ms Pooja Makhija, Dietcian & Nutriniost.

Pooja Makhija is a celebrity dietician. She also provides solutions for metabolic disorders, like diabetes, thyroid, hypertension and heart disease.Makhija runs Clay Wellness and teaches her clients how to eat right, stay fit and maintain high energy levels.Eat. Delete. is her first book. She believes that if you eat food intelligently, you can maintain your weight despite eating whatever you want. Weight loss, diet and exercise are all interrelated to one another. If you want to lose weight effectively, you need to not only exercise but keep a tab on what you eat after you burn those calories in the gym. Diet plays a 70% role in making your weight loss an effective one. But we all have different dietary needs and therefore call for customised meal plans which suit our body. Once you determine the number of calories you have to consume in a day, it becomes easier to chart out a plan. Well-known nutritionist Pooja Makhija in her book ‘Eat Delete’, devises separate meal plans for different calorie requirements starting from a 1200-calorie meal to 2200-calorie plan. Pooja Makhija, the diet expert who was the official counsellor at Sushmita Sen`s beauty pageant, I Am She 2010, provides solutions for metabolic disorders like diabetes, thyroid, hypertension and heart disease.Pooja, who runs a successful practice at Clay Wellness, teaches her clients how to eat right, keep fit and maintain high energy levels, enabling them to deal with the rigours of life.

Ms Shonali Sabherwal, Macrobiotic Nutritionist

 Shonali Sabherwal is India’s first certified and qualified counselor and instructor in Macrobiotics from the Kushi Institute, Becket, Massachusetts, USA. Shonali qualified in Marketing Research from Marquette University Milwaukee, USA.[5] She worked as a Marketing Research professional for 12 years with MRAS Dun & Bradstreet, Pathfinders, Lintas and finally with AC Nielsen before turning to Macrobiotics as a career choice. Shonali also did a course in ‘Solomon Yogalates’ from Louise Solomon in Byron Bay, Australia, and is also the first Solomon Yogalates teacher in India. Shonali Sabherwal is India’s only Counsellor/ Chef & Instructor in Macrobiotics. She meets your needs not just at the health counselling level, but stretches beyond that and takes it to your plate, wherein you are equipped with recipes, cooking styles, and sources on where to find products. The goal of Shonali’s company Soulfood is to use the Macrobiotic approach to diet to raise a persons wellness quotient. She is the author of the book ‘The Beauty Diet’ published by Random House in January 2012.Her clients list include bollywood stars like Katrina Kaif, Esha Deol, Jaqueline Fernandez, Neha Dhupia, Shekhar Kapur, Kabir Bedi and Dalip Tahil apart from corporates, people with diabetes, PCOS and other health conditions.

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