Meet the Experts

Priya   Kathpal
Nutritionist, Fitness Expert

Nutritionist Priya Kathpal has a Master’s degree in Dietary Food Service Management with a Post Graduate Dilpoma in Dietetics, Bsc. Applied Nutrition and is also a certified sports nutritionist.

Himani  
Mind Healing, Yoga, Reiki

Himani is the founder of Himani Happiness Hub. Himani’s vision is to have a world filled with inspiration, motivation and happiness. She has conducted over 650 national and international seminars on Mind Power & Healing.

Sheela   Seharawat
Dietician, WomenPlanet

She started her career in the Indian Army hospital as a dietitian and her journey in health and fitness starts from here and still she is serving the people and believe to offer the best guidance on health and wellness.

Sheela always says – ‘Let Your Diet Work for You’. She aims to spread the message of wellness and the art of dieting through her clinics across various parts of the globe. Ms. Sheela Seharawat dedication work towards spreading healthy lifestyle awareness among the mass is commendable and she keeps on providing relentless services to fitness and health relevantly.

Malti   Bhojwani
Life Coach, Author

Malti is a professional coach, author, speaker and workshop facilitator. She brings her years of experience to scores of individuals, teams in corporations & entrepreneurs all over the world.

Dr. Meenakshi   Sahu
Obstetrics and Gynaecologist

Dr. Meenakshi is a Senior consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Adiva, Fortis la femme, Institute of liver and biliary sciences, Delhi, India. Her areas of special interest include: Normal and high risk pregnancy, menstrual and hormonal problems, etc.

Rakhee   Vaswani
Chef, Entrepreneur

Rakhee is certified by Le Cordon Bleu at Gordon Ramsay's Tante Marie in London. Touted to be the 'Desi Nigella' of India, Rakhee is a natural with flavors and textures, her biggest asset being her strong palate and a deep rooted passion for the culinary arts and food the industry.

Deepika   Pradhan
Image Consultant

Deepika Pradhan, founder and director of Image Mantra, is a certified Image Consultant, trained from Image Consulting Business Institute. She has attended workshops of Image Master, Judith Rasband and consults clients based on her curriculum. She is Vadodara Chapter President of Image Management Professional Association, the only Indian Society of Image Consultant (http://imageprofessionalsassociation.org). She is NABET (National Accreditation Board for Education and Training) certified Trainer. She has completed 800 hours of training and trained several young image consultants, corporate employees, students and home-makers on how to enhance one’s skills and image.

Shivani   Patil
Educationist

Mrs Shivani Vijay Patil is the vision behind Pushpankur School of Autism, where she contributes to the society by providing a nurturing atmosphere to the special kids. Her values of integrity & excellent team work lie in the fact that she is a sportswoman, leading the woman's cricket team at the University. Her inclination towards cultural activities is seen at all the events organised at the D Y Patil Stadium & throughout the University.
Ms. Shivani Vijay Patil is a positive and meticulous individual who impresses one and all with her pleasing personality. AsI walk away with the feeling in my mind, after having interacted with this magnificent lady, that the most beautiful thing a woman can wear is her confidence & intelligence. She is the mother to three lovely children, a mentor to all the staff of the University, a teacher to the students, an affectionate homemaker and somebody who everyone seeks guidance and advice from!

Dr. Muhammed   Majeed
Entrepreneur, Researcher, Scientist and Founder of Sabinsa/Sami Labs

Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Founder & Chairman of Sabinsa/Sami Labs, is a researcher, scientist, entrepreneur and a pioneer in bridging Ayurveda and Modern Science to benefit lives across the globe. Dr. Majeed introduced the Americans to “Ayurveda”, the traditional Indian medicine that acts as a complete curative to their various ailments. After persistent efforts by Dr. Majeed they started recognizing the potential of Ayurveda and termed it the ‘Alternative Medicine’. By 2000 it became popular as the ‘Complementary Medicine’ and now it is called as the ‘Integrated Medicine’.

Backed by over 110 international patents, the company's products include protein, fibers, curcumine, probiotics, sport nutrients, diabetic and metabolism management products, cosmeceuticals which include 50 plus natural beauty care products. It's one of the largest manufacturer as well as marketer of herbal extracts, nutritional /dietary supplements and cosmeceuticals across US, Europe, Japan, China, Australia, UAE, South Africa and Malaysia.

Dr Ushy   Mohan Das
Energy Trainer, Behavioral Therapist, Writer

Dr Ushy Mohan Das is a renowned doctor by profession and a successful behavioral therapist. Winner of National Award for fighting against Corruption.

Anil   Chopra
Finance Expert

Mr. Anil Chopra, Group CEO & Director, Bajaj Capital, a leading player in the financial planning and investment advisory business! He joined the company in 1984 and has been instrumental in expanding its network from 6 to 125 branches, from 60 to 4000 highly talented human resources.

Marvie   Ann Beck
Make-up Artist and Hair-Stylist

Ever wondered how many Bollywood beauties like Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and Katrina Kaif look flawless and stunning every time you see them? The talented hand behind their picture-perfect appearance is the Master of Make-Up and India’s Award Winning celebrity makeup artist and hair stylist, Marvie Ann Beck. With over 20 years of experience, Marvie has worked with them all. She is also the only Indian Makeup artist to have worked with two Oscar Winning Actresses such as Hilary Swank and Cate Blanchett.

Whats happening across the Planet

Vedic Aura – Made With the Goodness of Nature and the Love of a Mother
Jaya Bellara 2

Jaya Bellara slowly turned her hobby and love for natural remedies into an Ayurvedic Product Brand, and named it Vedic Aura. The process of learning, studying and developing better and more products never stopped and will never stop for her!

Founder & Editor, Women Planet
Learning More About Yoga On The International Yoga Day
International Yoga Day
From the Expert

It’s the International Yoga Day today, and perhaps everyone who is a fitness enthusiast like me, is surely preparing themselves for a small yoga workout session either at home or in their respective workplaces!

Makeup & Hair Stylist, Certified Yoga Expert
Women and Baldness – Is Your Diet the Culprit
Women and Balding
From the Expert

Everything in our body, including our hair maintains its vitality and health by what we eat every day. If we eat unhealthy or our diet is poor it’s for sure going to show on our body including the hairs. Baldness in women could be sign of nutritional deficiencies, like deficiencies of vitamins A, D, B12, iron, zinc and protein.

Dietician, WomenPlanet
Surviving The Style Capital – Everything You Should Do When Visiting Melbourne
Melbourne

With Melbourne taking out World’s Most Liveable City for the seventh time (I mean, are the other cities even trying?), it is safe to say the Southern city has more than its share of things to do. The stubborn and unpredictable weather sets the scene for some of the most iconic experiences one can enjoy downunder, and if you aren’t converted, you have clearly never been to Melbourne.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
5 Walking Mistakes You Might Get and How to Get Rid of Them
Not Using Your Arms

Healthcare providers often recommend that people should walk thirty minutes to an hour per day to experience its powerful health benefits. Walking is an amazing exercise that can reduce your stress levels, lower your cholesterol levels, promote weight loss, improve concentration, and improve your fitness routine. However, if we walked the wrong way, it can

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Top 6 Things That Are Must Experience In Virgin Gorda
virgin gorda

For a long time, Virgin Gorda was away from people’s watchful eye, but lately, it is getting popularity because of its baths, a labyrinth made of beachside boulders which have formed lots of pools and seaside grottoes

Guest Author, Women Planet
Fashion Trends You Just Need to Wear in 2018
Fashion Trends Feature

The season changes and so does your fashion wardrobe! For women, choosing that perfect little dress for casual evenings with friends or a regular denim pant with a trendy top on it is not quite as simple as it seems!

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Best Unique Ideas To Surprise Dad On This Father’s Day
Father's Day

Father is a man with positive attitude who never expresses his feelings easily. His happiness is only centered to his family. All fathers are respectable for their exceptional dedication towards the growth of their family. It becomes our major responsibility to honor and regard their love and fatherhood on this memorable day i.e. Father’s day.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Is SmartLipo the Better Choice for You?
SmartLipo

A lot of people speak poorly of liposuction and that’s because they do not fully understand what lipo surgery is all about, but only have a vague and misinformed concept of the term. It is not a procedure that is supposed to replace other weight loss plans and routines, but a form of treatment that was designed to help you get rid of fat that is particularly resistant to non-invasive methods of fat loss.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Sustainable Menstruation – Is It A Hygienic Option?
Sustainable Menstruation

Time and again, we have spoken, read and discussed a zillion times about menstruation. Right from knowing about the menstrual cycle to menstruation hygiene tips, we have discussed it all. Moreover, we have also learnt about the using of the new revolutionary menstruation sanitary pads and how the women from our rural areas still use cloth during their periods.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Enhancing Your Natural Beauty!
Natural Beauty

We all know about dressing better, accessorizing our ensembles, slapping on some foundation, and perhaps even getting a little nip and tuck here and there. But how often do you look at yourself and see how you can improve your look without the crutches of physical products?

Team Women Planet
Understanding the Yogic Way Of Fasting!
Yogic Fasting
From the Expert

Fasting has been an age old ancient practice. In all cultures of the world, fasting has been given great importance as well. Let me tell you here, I am not talking about religious fasting.

Makeup & Hair Stylist, Certified Yoga Expert
Is There a Perfect Age to Have a Baby?
Pregnancy and age
From the Expert

From a purely physical standpoint, this is the prime time for getting pregnant — and the earlier you are in your 20s, the faster you may conceive. Usually, a younger body can best handle the additional load on the bones, back, and muscles during pregnancy. Your joints have been subjected to minimal wear and tear and you’re likely in the peak condition of your adult life, possibly years away from medical problems that may arise with increasing age.

IVF Specialist, Obstetrics, Gynecologist
Acne in Adults – What You Should Know?
Adult Acne

If you suffered from acne as a teenager, there is nothing worse than it still lingering about when you are into your 20s. Unfortunately, acne breakouts don’t end when your teenage years are over, and many adults suffer with acne

Team Women Planet
Why Is Poor Sleep Not Good For Mental Health? Diet to Fight Poor Sleep.
Food For Sleep
From the Expert

The human brain is a complex organ that can get affected by virtually everything, from a person’s food, lifestyle, sleep, exposure, activities and what not. Perhaps the truth is that all of them play a vital role in its growth and functioning and yes, the mental health.

Dietician, WomenPlanet
I Was Often Considered Characterless Because I Belly Danced – Meher Malik
Meher Malik

Women Planet got a very special opportunity to heart to heart interview the graceful and beautiful woman who introduced “Belly Dance”, Meher Mallik. She talks about her journey, the barriers she faced and also how important it is to do what you love and what your heart says.

Journalist at Womenplanet
Are You a Mature Parent?
Mature Parent
From the Expert

Everyone wants their children to be all-rounders, gifted orators, sensitive and intelligent human beings and do or become everything that can be possibly achieved! And to be fair to parents, the assumption is that a lot of sacrifices have been made, support given and/or facilities provided to make sure the expectations are fulfilled.

Educationist
5 Dos & Don’ts After a C-Section (#2 is the Most Helpful)
Dos-&-Don'ts-After-a-C-Section

Recovering from such a delivery takes longer as compared to recovering from normal childbirth. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to feel like your healthy and active self again in some weeks. Once you know what to do and what not to do, you can recapture your strength quicker than expected.

Barbara Davis, Guest Author, Women Planet