Meet the Experts

Dr. Seemma   Saadikha
Anti-Aging Expert

Dr. Seema, founder of Aura Anti-aging Centre, the first-of-its-kind facility in the city has successfully treated thousands of individuals since its inception in 2009. She has an impressive client list comprising of prominent personalities from various walks of life; Fashion, Films, Sports persons, Industrialists etc.

She is also the founder-director, of a social charitable organization Namma Mitra which focuses on health, education, environment and self sustenance of the needy and underprivileged.

Dr. Anagha   Karkhanis
Senior Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Director at Cocoon Fertility

Dr. Anagha Karkhanis, Senior Gynaecologist and Infertility Specialist, is the Director of Cocoon Fertility, one of India's leading chains of IVF centres catering to infertility and related conditions.
Dr. Anagha has been working in the field of fertility since 2006 and has been trained in Ireland, India and Germany. She completed her Masters in IVF and Reproductive Medicine from London and was awarded the Diploma in Reproductive Medicine from Germany and the Endoscopy & Minimal Access Surgery Fellowship from Mumbai. She has also been accredited for Infertility Management Fellowship in Mumbai.

Dr. Seema   Khanna
Nutritionist

Dr. Seema Khanna, a renowned nutritionist in the field of Dietetics and Nutrition. With an extensive professional experience of over 2 decades, she has handled patients of obesity, renal disorders, bariatric surgery, GDM (Gestational diabetes mellitus) and other diseases (diabetes, hypertension, aplastic anemia ,diverticulitis , cholelithiasis). She has treated patients a wide range of patients having vivid diseases. She has served patients with lowest hemoglobin levels and inflammatory bowl diseases. She has also treated patients suffering from diabetes, mellitus, cardiac diseases, renal diseases, gout, bullemia nervosa, excessive vomiting during first trimester of pregnancy.

Sahil   Gupta
Director and Co-Founder - Oncoplus Hospital

Sahil Gupta, Co-Founder and Director of Oncoplus, is a business savvy person with a knack for understanding the market trends in the healthcare industry. Having studied Technology and Global Business, he ventured into the field of healthcare delivery and operations. He also tied up with established tertiary care brands and hospital along with stand-alone Oncology centres and founded Oncoplus. His vision for Oncoplus is based on making available different modality treatments for encompassing the full Oncology care for patients, which include modalities such as Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Histopathology, Gastroenterology, etc.

Sucheta   Pal
Zumba Fitness Expert, Zumba Education Specialist

Sucheta Pal is an international Zumba Education Specialist. She is also a trainer for celebrity fitness program PiIoxing and a Masala Bhangra Workout’ Ambassador.

Ayushi   Kanodia
Interior Designer

Ayushi Kanodia Designs is a Mumbai-based interior design firm that loves’ a good challenge! Whether it is a large scale remodel or a simple makeover, the creative team at Ayushi Kanodia Designs through their expertise help’s reflects a client’s personal taste and style into their dream space. A full service interior and furniture design firm we assist our clients with all the creative challenges including, design and construction of all architectural details, enhancing the space with beautiful furniture, fabrics, accessories, and creating custom pieces tailor-made for their living space.

Hiral   Shah

After successfully completing her Masters in HRM from Middlesex University, London, Hiral worked in the HR departments of leading corporate organizations in London as well as India where she was known for her strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.

Pinky   Daga
Wellness Therapist, CEO of Thriive Art & Soul

Pinky Daga is the CEO of Thriive Art & Soul, India’s only state-of-the-art digital portal housing world’s leading directory of verified wellness therapists, and healers, headquartered in Mumbai.

Pinky started her professional journey after completing her Ph.D. in English Literature, MSc Journalism MA English and Bsc Journalism BA English from the Boston University. In 2005, Pinky launched a children’s theatre company, Indigo Kids Edutainment, producing adult enacted plays for children that toured nationally. In 2016, she started Thriive Art & Soul.

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.

Arpita   Ganesh
Lingerie Expert

Arpita Ganesh is India’s only bra fitting counselor or you can say a lingerie expert. She has fitted over 3000 women. You can read more by visiting her website, Buttercups.in.

Wanitha   Ashok
Fitness Expert

Wanitha Ashok is a Certified Aerobic Instructor and has introduced many novel fitness regimes in the country. She has worked with Reebok and hosts fitness radio show.

Preeti   Seth
Nutritionist & Cosmetologist

A spa that revives your beauty, helps achieve your slimming target and relaxes you from deep within! This clearly defines the services of Pachouli Spa, an initiative of Ms. Preeti Seth which combines the goodness of naturopathy along with modern health treatments.

Whats happening across the Planet

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

Hormones are chemical substances, produced by specialized glands in the body that alter and control the activity of specific organs. Some hormones have particular actions and sometimes they also monitor the actions of other hormones.

Senior Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Director at Cocoon Fertility
Breaking the Societal Stereotypes – The Story of a TransWoman!
Gazal Dhaliwal

I am a Woman and I am Proud of being one, both Inside and Outside! Yes, I would say I am Lucky, especially when I come across women who are tainted by the harsh truth of our society, its stereotypical theories and mindset.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
New Year And Your Health- Take Charge Of It!
New Year Health Plan
From the Expert

Oh my God! It’s a new year! And I am sure you must have had a million resolutions in your mind, out of which, half of them would be health related (for some, “weight related”)! However, your never-ending list is not as important as your decision to which ones are at utmost priority and how are you planning to achieve those.

Dietician & Nutritionist
Top 4 Essential Things To Know About Yoga: Benefits Of Yoga In Life
Yoga

Yoga is the core of everything around us. Doing yoga provides a harmonic balance to our lives. The main objective of performing yoga regularly is to build strength, awareness, and restore peace to both our body and the soul through breathing exercises, yogic asana, and meditation.

Team Women Planet
10 Ways To Boost Career During Maternity Leave
Maternity Leave

For the professional woman, maternity leave can be quite daunting. In fact, the whole experience can be quite unanchoring, especially when you consider that more than 3,100 women filed for pregnancy discrimination charges in 2017 alone.

Career Coach
Chocolate, Coconut and Strawberry Pudding (Eggless and No-Bake)
DARK CHOCOLATE COCONUT AND STRAWBERRY PUDDING
From the Expert

Indulge in this rich and delicious dark chocolate pudding with the goodness of Coconut Milk ,Coconut Cream and fresh Strawberries.

Chef, Food Author
Why Nutrition Plays Such An Important Role In Toddler’s Development?
Child Nutrition

Throughout childhood, nutrition is essential, but the correct diet is vital to toddler growth and development. Its importance cannot be understated. The reason for this is because toddlers experience an incredible amount of growth and development, more than at any other time in their lives.

Sub Editor, Women Planet
The Stigma of Therapy – Seeking Therapy is Not a Matter of Shame!
Stigma Therapy

Everyone goes through phases of stress, anger and sadness, but the lack of discussion around mental health disorders and how people struggle with them makes it hard to recognise the signs that you need help.

Guest Writer
Look Fit Always with The 4-4-4 Weight Management Rule!
Weight Management
From the Expert

There’s a pretty well-populated school of thought that thinks that losing weight is far easier than keeping it off. Which sounds counterintuitive because weight maintenance should be easy. You’ve worked hard to shed the kilos and reached your goal weight. Now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labour, and get off your diet,

Nutritionist
Latest Trends In Birthing Such As TENS, Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy And Laughing Gas
Pregnancy ChildBirth
From the Expert

Labour as the name implies is a painful process. Most pregnant women are concerned about how they would cope with labour pains. There are various methods available to women and a few of them are discussed below.

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
Have a Headache? It could be a Migraine
Migraine
From the Expert

Migraine is one of the most common medical conditions that causes disability in the world. Many people suffer for years and years from frequent headaches and do not realize that they might be suffering from a migraine.

MBBS, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Raising an OCD Child – How Different is it?
OCD
From the Expert

Have you as a parent or a guardian ever happen to witness in your child a series of repetitive behaviour patterns or some sort of strong obsessions and unwanted anxiety? Does your child happen to be extremely slow while dressing up or completing homework?

Child Psychiatrist at Docterz
Active Parenting: Family-Friendly Activities That Will Get the Heart Racing
family adventure

These days parents need to be diligent about getting their children away from screens and outdoors. And often it starts with the parent having to do the same thing, and put their phone down.

Team Women Planet
Top 4 Ideas of Weight Loss Boosting Snacks to Enjoy After Lunch
Weight loss Health snacks

Snacks are a legitimate and necessary meal, so don’t rush to exclude them from your weight loss plan. It’s always better to eat a small snack than go hungry to the point of ravenous by dinnertime. And what’s even better is that you can make snacks that will actually help your weight loss effort.

Team Women Planet
Out of the Apartment: What You’ll Need After Buying Your First Home
Apartment

Buying your first home is an exciting time in your life. You are officially entering the housing market, you can make all the changes you like and you can finally call a home your home.

Team Women Planet
Baby Bliss – How To Stay Positive During Pregnancy
Baby Bliss

Pregnancy is said to be one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Not only are there a multitude of changes going on in your body, but you might find yourself worrying quite a bit too. Things like your baby’s health, being a

Sub Editor, Women Planet
Diary of a Fit Mommy – How to Rebuild Your Core After Pregnancy?
Fitness Core Strength
From the Expert

Post-delivery you realize that your belly muscles have been limitlessly weakened and extended, your back muscles have been shortened and your marginally unbalanced hips seem to have gotten a bit wider. But this weakening of core does not essentially mean that you have lost all of your body strength. So now is the appropriate time to get back to basics and work on the reconstruction of your core to get back to the normal-you.

Fitness, Director of JG's Fitness Center