Meet the Experts

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.

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.

Sakina   Patrawala
Dietician & Nutritionist

Sakina Patrawala is a Registered Dietician and a Sports Nutritionist by profession. She is a specialist in Online Diet Consultation.

Her academic accomplishments include a Graduation in Food Sciences and Nutrition, followed by a Post-Graduation in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, both in College of Home Science, Nirmala Niketan. After completing her RD Internship in the renowned K.E.M Hospital, she has cleared her RD Exam in the FIRST attempt! Apart from this, she has done other certification courses related to nutrition like, Food processing and preservation, Sports Nutrition from K11 Fitness Academy, etc.

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.

Dr. Neha   Smart
Homeopathy Consultant

Dr. Neha Smart is a Homeopathy Consultant. She has over 8 year of experience and specializes in female disorders like menopausal ailments, pigmentation and infertility.

Pooja   Makhija
Nutritionist

Nutritionist to stars like Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Mira Kapoor, Twinkle Khanna, Tammana Bhatia, Ishaan Khattar and Sushmita Sen, celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija has, in her fifteen years of practice, transformed the bodies and the lives of over twenty-five thousand people and made planet earth more than a 125,000 kilos lighter. Her clientele includes people from all walks of life - models, actors, socialites, CEOs, ace yoga instructors, personal trainers, producers, directors, singers, pilots, architects, builders, media professionals and housewives. Apart from being a celebrity nutritionist, Pooja is also a bestselling author, a television star, an entrepreneur and, above all, a devoted mother of two. A vocal and passionate believer in the power of food, Pooja's mission is to help you fall in love with food. To that end, she is on a journey to 'fooducate' the world and help rebuild people’s faith in the power of nutrition.

Parminder Kaur   Sharma
Parenting Expert, Author and Blogger

Mrs. Parminder Kaur Sharma is a writer, blogger and a Banker.
Being an Engineer by qualification gives her the advantage of seeing everything with an analytical perspective. She offers practical solutions to the issues being faced by our society today, through her writing. It’s her this positive attitude along with her passion about relationships and parenting that led her to pen down a self help and parenting book ‘From Monkeying to Parenting’.
She is working in a public sector bank for more than a decade and has also studied Child Psychology and Developmental Psychology. She has been an active participant in various workshops and seminars motivating the society to help them lead a life full of happiness and bliss. She shares her perspective and useful tips of her parenting journey through her blog Https://parminderksharma.wordpress.com
You can reach out to her at [email protected]

Karishma   Chawla
Nutritionist

Karishma Chawla, is a Mumbai based nutrition consultant and a motivational speaker. Being a counsellor, she understands the mindset of people coming to her. She believes in customized nutrition plans, developed after in-depth sessions with her clients to ascertain their core goals and empowers people to adopt a holistic approach towards their health and well-being. With advanced qualifications in Fitness and Sports Nutrition from the International Sports Science Association, USA, she offers holistic advice on eating and living healthy.​

Gagan   Sharma
Wine Professional, Mixologist

India’s very few wine professionals, Gagan Sharma, a sommelier and also a certified mixologist. He has been certified from the court of Master Sommeliers, UK, a certificate that is regarded as the pioneer of wine education across the globe.

Tripti   Chitkara
Tarot Card Expert

Get future predictions and tips for a happy and healthy life from our new Tarot Card Expert, Tripti Chitkara. She has immense knowledge about Western Astrology & Numerology which she uses for giving you an accurate prediction.

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.

Akansha   Jhalani
Dietitian

Akansha Jhalani is a practicing Registered Dietitian based in Mumbai. She has an extensive practical knowledge of Medical Nutrition Therapy, disease management & prevention, nutrition counseling, lifestyle coaching, mindful eating & clinical research.

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Five Common Mistakes You Just Can’t Make If You Want To Lose Weight!
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From the Expert

Trying to lose weight since a long time and nothings’ working??? Had only fruits and juices, exercised hard core, joined an expensive gym, called a yoga instructor, etc etc. but all in VAIN?

Dietician & Nutritionist
The Hormonal Play In Fertility!
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From the Expert

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Team Women Planet
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Career Coach
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Sub Editor, Women Planet
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Guest Writer
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From the Expert

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From the Expert

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MBBS, MRCOG (London), FRCOG (London) FACOG (USA) Director – Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bangalore Chairperson - Medical Council Committee - Fortis La Femme Senior Consultant and HOD - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Migraine
From the Expert

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MBBS, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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OCD
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Child Psychiatrist at Docterz
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Team Women Planet
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Team Women Planet
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Sub Editor, Women Planet
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Fitness Core Strength
From the Expert

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