Meet the Experts

Neha   Lakhani
Chef, Gourmet Patisserie Expert

Armed with her academic knowledge and practical skills, Neha Lakhani, a Gourmet Patisserie Expert is all set to share her Perfectionism with people. She began her career as a kitchen executive at the ITC hotel in New Delhi, after completing her studies and training from the Le Cordon Bleu, Ottawa. She has also trained with a lot of MOF Chefs like Sebastian Chevallier, Jean Franc Arnaud and Frederic Monti amongst others. She is a CAI India awardee, who has contributed to different culinary institutes imparting her philosophies of attention to detail, dedication and creativity; teaching young students the complexity of fine pastry work. She also runs her very own YouTube channel wherein she shares her knowledge and love for Patisserie. With her mastery in the patisserie section, several renowned restaurants seek her consultation.

Abhijita   Kulshrestha
Astro-Gemologist

Abhijita is an accomplished scholar and a certified NLP Practitioner. She is also a PGA (Thailand) certified planetary gem advisor.

Dr. Sameer   Gupta
Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography (USA)

Dr. Gupta, awarded the status of “Extraordinary Ability and Achievement” by the United States Government in 2013, is a highly skilled cardiologist specializing in Interventional cardiovascular and peripheral procedures. Author of multiple abstracts, journal articles, book chapters and presenter of his research at multiple national and international meetings, he is regularly invited to speak in various National and International forums.

A native of New Delhi, Dr Gupta spent 10 years in USA to accumulate knowledge, experience & awards returning to India to deliver world-class health care to his country and serve its people. He routinely performs complex coronary procedures like bifurcation stenting, left main stenting, and chronic total obstructions. He is also one of the few doctors in the country routinely performing peripheral procedures on the arteries and veins of the abdomen, legs, lungs, arms, placement and removal of IVC filters and also treatment for hemodialysis fistula’s via angioplasty.

Dr. Rahul   Pendse
Nutrition & Fitness Expert

Dr. Rahul Pendse is the nutrition & fitness expert at www.beattractive.org. He has also curated the “Proactive Lifestyle Programme” (PLP) which helps urbanites live a healthy lifestyle in-spite of the chaotic schedules.

He is a medic by profession, a fitness enthusiast by passion & education and a bookworm by nature. As his primary goal was to develop a healthy lifestyle, he eventually also did his M.D in Alternative Medicine and Graduation & PGs in Medicine, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Alternative Medicine, Certified Nutritionist. He studied Fitness Management from Symbiosis Pune and his Personal Training (BFY, ACSM), Teaching Faculty for BFY Mumbai on Personal Training. He is a consultant on Health, Dietetics & Nutrition, Sports Nutrition. He is also trained in Martial Arts & Yoga. He also co-authored books on “Arogya Amrut” and chapters on “Gym Workout for All Age Groups and Healthy Diet & Living”, along with Dr Anand More, MD (Ayu).

Dr. Pendse has a work Experience of around 20 yrs. in Clinical Practice, Critical Care Medicine, Fitness.

Stop   Acid Attack
Social Activist

Acid attacks are a shame, a sin that is very easily forgotten in a country like India with no judicial law created to punish the offenders. One attack and the life, looks and confidence of a person are easily shattered like a house of glass shattered by a stone.

Himangi   Bhatia
Lifestyle Nutritionist

Himangi is licensed clinical dietician and nutrition specialist, she has counselled thousands of people at various health camps organised for some of the biggest corporate houses.

Diksha   Chhabra
Diksha Chhabra - Fitness Trainer and Nutritionist

“The day you stop competing with others for looks and body, you will find the real YOU. Do not lose the good in you, lose the bad - the fat.”
32 Yr old, Fitness Trainer. Sports Nutritionist. Mother of a 7-year old. Married to an Army Officer. These are some of the many accolades associated with Diksha Chhabra who is weight-lifting her way to success. Diksha is progressive and fearless when it comes to training and in every aspect of her life. She has been practicing strength training for more than 2 years. Recently, she won ‘Mrs. India Earth’ at runner-up position and was also awarded the subtitle of “Mrs. Body Fit.” Diksha has continuously challenged the cliches and the contemporary image of an Indian woman and is now inspiring more women to look after themselves first.
She is also a health and Nutrition ambassador of HCWA i.e the philanthropy partner of Mrs. India Earth and Nutrition expert of team Womenly Campaigns.

Sonya   Vajifdar
Fashion Designer

Sonya Vajifdar is a renowned fashion designer. She was a part of esteemed French Fashion House. She was asked to start the pre-London Fashion Week in 2010.

Naavnidhi   K. Wadhwa
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Healer, Coach for Psychology of Eating, Diet Planning & Meditation

Naavnidhi K. Wadhwa, has been crowned as ‘Mrs. Asia Women of Universe 2018’ . She won the prestigious pageant in May 2018 after competing with 25 women from different countries of Asia.

Today, Naavnidhi uses her spiritual talents to aid children with special needs and help people make healthier dietary choices. A fashion design degree holder from NIFT, New Delhi. Naavnidhi, did her PhD in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). She is a life healer and coach for psychology of eating, diet planning, meditation. She has mastered the art of graphology ,numerology and Vastu Consultant by choice.

Mansi   Padechia
Dietician

Mansi Padechia offer you all her guidance to stay fit by eating proper diet. She is a registered dietician and recognized nationally.

Nidhi   Yadav
Fashion Designer

Nidhi Yadav is one of those inspirational designers turned businesswoman who strikes an excellent balance between family and professional life. Her marriage didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams and her designer label AKS transit the attitude and confidence - Powerful Fusion Dressing.

Nidhi Yadav studied many fashion apparel brands like Zara and H&M during the fashion designing course in Italy.

Kejal   Sheth
Nutritionist, Founder and Managing Director of Nutrivity

Kejal Sheth, the founder and managing director of Nutrivity, is a lifestyle, weight-loss and online consultancy expert. She is an NEP certified entrepreneur, nutritionist and host who was born and raised in India. A certified diabetes educator, with a degree in weight management consultancy and specialising in sports nutrition and online consultation, Ms Sheth is recognised for her research work in incorporating taste and health with customised nutrition plans. Ms Sheth has over 3 years of practical experience in India. She is famous for being amongst to tremendously work with the 200+ clients.Ms Sheth’s passion for helping people to withstand obesity.

Whats happening across the Planet

Obesity: An Epidemic Fast Spreading in India
Obesity
From the Expert

Obesity, as a disease, has spread through the Indian population almost like an epidemic. A paper published last year by the medical journal Lancet says that India ranks 3rd, behind only USA and China, in the list of countries with the highest number of people afflicted by obesity. To put things in perspective, it is worth noting that one in every five Indian is either overweight or suffers from full-fledged obesity.

MBBS, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Bhapa Doi Crème Brulee
Bhapa Doi Crème Brulee
From the Expert

Bhapa doi is a staple dessert in Bengali weddings and special festivals. For Poila Boishak or during the family gatherings after Durga Pujo, this dessert seems absolutely perfect to serve!

Chef de Pâtisserie|Gourmand​​ from Le Cordon Blue, London
Interesting Gift Ideas to Surprise your Kids on their Birth Anniversary
Gift Ideas Kids

Birthday is a day of presents! We all love it. Birthday is a most awaited and most celebrated day, filled with immense happiness and some of the special delights. It is the day when kids feel special than ever before and eagerly wait for a whole year to celebrate it. Parents do preparation and decorations to make this birthday “The Best Day” of their lives.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Latest Jewellery Fads of Bollywood Actresses
Fashion Jewellery

Accessories adorned by Bollywood actresses in the movies, ads and also in real life have become so popular that you can see them creating an increasing demand in the market. There are a number of trends that have been already set in the past and are still going on in full swing along with the new ones blending in slowly like a mix.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
6 Tips for Wedding Decorations
Decorations

Your wedding is going to be a very special event in your life. This is the one time when you get to tie the knot with your significant other for the whole world to see. You want it to be memorable, both for you and for your guests. You want to be able to look back at the pictures and smile because you can feel how special the day was, even in retrospect.

Team Women Planet
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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation in Dubai
Vadodara, October 2nd, 2018 – Welcome the New Year by taking a dive in the knowledge pool of IFERP’s World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research and Innovation, being held in Dubai on 29th and 30th December, 2018.

Founder & Editor, Women Planet
Muscles You Work Out While Gardening!
Workout Muscles

Never underestimate the power of your gardening sessions. No matter the size of your garden, big or small, you have an excellent opportunity to give yourself a decent workout. Since many motions are a fairly low impact, you can help burn calories, loosen up joints and muscles, and help tone your body without worry of serious injury. Of course, if you plan on doing a more strenuous task, such as mowing, shoveling, or bagging leaves, be sure to warm yourself up with some of the more menial tasks beforehand.

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Dense & Decadent Dark Chocolate Loaf
Dark Chocolate Loaf
From the Expert

There are certain days where all you want to do is curl up in bed all day and lay all your clean-eating plans to rest. For those days, this dense & decadent dark chocolate loaf is a savior! Have it straight out of the oven with a scoop of Vanilla bean Ice-cream. The warm Chocolate callets will still be melty & the toasty walnuts set them off perfectly!

Chef de Pâtisserie|Gourmand​​ from Le Cordon Blue, London
Naturally Healthy Food That Depicts The Colour of Tiranga #FitIndia
Healthy Food #FitIndia
From the Expert

For India, 15thAugust is a day for her re-birth. A lot of us make clean eating and fitness resolutions every year but see those fading away with the passing months. So, let’s use this opportunity for the re-birth of those resolutions and transform our country to #FitIndia

Nutritionist, Founder and Managing Director of Nutrivity
The Dummies’ Guide to Wedding Wishes!
Wedding Card Wishes

Going to a wedding? Know a couple who has recently got married? Then our brief guide to wedding wishes is exactly what you need! Here are a couple of tips to make your wedding card message sweet and simple!

Blogger, Writer, Digital Marketing Expert
Traditional Vs Contemporary Smart Kitchens – Which Is Your Choice?
Kitchen
From the Expert

Kitchen is the place where magic happens as the groceries go in and what comes out is delicious food which is eaten by an entire family or a single person residing in a house. This in itself is reason enough for the kitchen to be the most important part of the house. The kitchen is where you go to when you don’t want to compromise on the health of you and your family. Thus a clean, well-maintained kitchen is not only aesthetically pleasing, but is also beneficial to your overall well-being.

Director, Kutchina
Virtual Peer Pressure – Your Teenager’s New Symptom!
Virtual Peer Pressure
From the Expert

The virtual lifestyle has spared none and crippled all! While it has made life simpler for most of us, there is also an increasing rate of side effects that they bring along with them. And one such harsh truth is that of going through virtual peer pressure. While peer pressure among the youth and specifically the teenage children, in the physical surroundings is always a cause of concern, parents have another reason to worry with the virtual peer pressure building around their kids.

Educationist, Director of Goenka Group of School
Foods To Eat And Avoid During The Monsoon!
Street Food Monsoon
From the Expert

Rainy season is accompanied with number of health problems. There is spike in incidences of water and food borne diseases in monsoon. Common diseases like Cough, Cold, Fever, Diarrhoea and indigestion are rampant. You can keep yourself healthy by eating the right kind of food; hence, you need to be very particular about your food choices.

Dietician, Fortis Hospital Kalyan
Do’s And Don’t’s Of Pickle Making – Are You Aware Of These?
Pickle Making
From the Expert

Pickles are a traditional condiment that trace back to Indian history. It is a dish that adds spice and flavour to the Indian cuisine. The very common pickles that you can find are lime and mango. In today’s day and age, the varieties have been extended to include many more vegetables in pickles like carrots, garlic and mix-veg.

Somey’s Kitchen
Are Buying Medicines Now Easier With New Emerging Mobile Apps And Software?
Medicine Apps
From the Expert

In today’s hectic world and fast-changing environment, people are always looking for ways to make their lives easier. With technology and internet becoming more and more entwined in our lives, many mundane things like shopping have become easier.

Managing Director, StayHappi
Are You Following the Right Monsoon Skin and Hair Care Regime?
Skin Care in Monsoon
From the Expert

In monsoons, skin behaves in an unpredictable manner and fluctuates from oily to dry state. A good skin care daily regime with a well balanced diet and exercise routine is the key for maintaining a balanced skin.

Founder & Medical Director of YAVANA Aesthetics Clinic
Tea Tree, A Magical Ingredient For Hair Care
Tea Tree Oil
From the Expert

Tea Tree oil has been designated as the most important essential oil due to its countless benefits. This versatile oil has anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and antiseptic, antiviral, stimulant properties. Tea tree oil is native to Australia and has been widely researched and proved to have incredibly powerful healing and medicinal properties.

Professional Salon Products
Wedding Night Gift Ideas For Your Man!
wedding night gift ideas

Gifts are one of the simplest ways to let someone know how much you love them. But, picking any random gift, wrapping it beautifully and giving it with a smile won’t work, especially if you are giving it to your husband on your first wedding night. A gift can make your first wedding night memorable or ruin it completely.

Guest Writer