Meet the Experts

Nitin   Tandon
Chef, Food Stylist, Entrepreneur

A world class food stylist, Nitin Tandon is by par, one of the top Master Chefs in India. He is also a successful entrepreneur & owns a chain of restaurants.

Mugdha   Savkar
Food Stylist, Food Researcher & Cooking Expert

Mugdha is a food stylist and food researcher. Her extensive travel throughout India opened up many facets of the rich culinary legacy, prompting her towards researching food deeply and studying its close connection with culture.

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!

Lakshmy   Pathy
Genetic Counselor

Lakshmy Pathy owner of Neopel BioScience located at Chennai. It is one of its kinds in new born screening sector.

Jeeva   Anna George
Nutritionist

Jeeva Anna George is founder & chief strategist of Jeeva – A Gluten Free Venture. The venture that helps people live a healthy life with celiac disease.

Prachi   Sanghavi
Sport Science and Nutritionist

Prachi Sanghavi is the Director & Head of Nutrition at MyDIETist, a leading nutrition app which helps you make diet regimes, and tracks your health activity. With over 13 years of experience in the field of nutrition and having worked with big names such as K11 Co, Energym, BodyGym to name a few, she ensures that each of her client gets the required attention as per their need and health conditions.

Prachi who has specialized in Sport Science and Nutrition, also understands that today’s world is too fast-paced which makes it very difficult to keep one’s diet regime in control. Hence, she conducts a number of health seminars to connect with the right audience in order highlight the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. She also specializes in tailoring health plans for therapeutic patients who suffer from Obesity, Diabetes, PCOD etc. She believes in the cause for health and is here to make an irreversible, long-term lifestyle change.

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.

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.

Dr. Soniya   Palan
Dental Care, Women Planet

Dr Palan is renowned for her technical expertise in dentistry and especially for creating beautiful smiles. She has learnt artistic principles, including smile design.

Kiran   Sawhney
Fitness Expert

Kiran Sawhney is the most sought after personal fitness trainer not just in Delhi, but in the country. She is the leading fitness and wellness expert. She is the pioneer in the fitness industry since 1996. She is the founder of Fitnesolution, the personal fitness training studio in New Delhi. She has contributed to innumerable fitness articles in various publications and has done countless fitness shows for various TV channels. She has been associated with various reputed organizations, schools, and health clubs and sports complexes.

Performed new member orientations, body fat analysis, calculating BMI, BMR, diet plans, cardiovascular, strength & flexibility evaluations including target heart rate calculations, calories burnt during the workout, postural analysis. Success rate so far has been 100% with each client satisfactorily achieving the target weight or inch loss or body toning. There has been not a single incidence of reported injury. She has the ability to interact effectively with all age groups and has always given optimum results in terms of fitness.

Meghna   Butani
Celebrity Hair & Makeup Artist

She also specialises in bridal makeup and hair, she has been listed as the top 10 bridal makeup artists in India. She has worked on several ad films, brands, hi fashion magazines and TV shows, working with many celebrities as well.

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.

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