Panellist on World Obesity Day

Extremely previleged to be a part of the prestigious panel discussion with Dr Arya from Canada, Dr Rakesh Sahay Dr Banshi Saboo and Dr Manish Khaitaan. It was indeed a very fruitful discussion of different stakeholders coming together… way to go

My Message for Dietetics Day 2022

A very good morning to all

Let’s celebrate the Dietetics Day tomorrow 10 th January 2022 with a commitment to disseminate the Theme of “ Diet Diversification- Need of the hour”.
Lets also emphasise on Nutrient Bioavailability and Environment Sustainability.
A message for all from the National President, Indian Dietetic Association on Dietetics Day 2022.

Please share it with all life members and people at large.

In this pandemic times its an open invitation to write to idanationalpresident@gmail.com for any virtual dietary counselling support needed from the fraternity of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Have a blessed and safe year ahead!

Panel Discussion on ‘World Food Day’

The CII National committee on Nutrition (NCN) organized a series of sessions during the POSHAN MAAH period , addressing various stakeholders and participants of different cohorts in our food system, including schools, farmers and industry. In continuation with the series, sessions with industry partners were organised to take this agenda forward as part of the EAT Right initiative to organizations / employees / families / college students etc, leveraging private sector innovation and delivery systems to build a resilient and healthier India and have concluded 4 such sessions this month in partnership with Quaker.

As a culmination of this month long initiative, a panel discussion was held on 21st October 2021 – 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm IST, chaired by Ms Vinita Bali, Chairperson CII National Committee on Nutrition. The other speakers includes Mr. Manoj Sarkar, Arjuna Awardee and Bronze Medallist, Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, . Jagmeet Madan, IDA President, Ms Pavitra Singh, DrPepsico CHRO, Ms Priya Prakash, Head-HR and Cofounder and CEO, HealthSetGo.

The session focused on creating awareness about the role of healthy wholesome diet throughout with special emphasis on the importance of breakfast meal in attaining good health and overall quality of life which aligns well with the Eat right movement. Our effort this year are also oriented towards fitness with a focus on “Being Real Fit Ambassadors”, engaging eminent nutrition experts, academicians and celebrity chefs towards mobilizing the community to keep themselves fit and healthy. Key messages /takeaways for panel discussion:

  • Real fitness involves giving greater impetus to nutrition: Importance of having timely meals including breakfast
  • Role of sustainable and nutrient rich diets to curb binge/erratic eating patterns
  • Myths and Misinformation related to fad diets especially amongst urban millennials
  • Focus on creating an ecosystem that encourages effective combination of physical and mental health for the youth
  • Call to action for ecosystem to collectively address this challenge

Panelist on #BeTheRealFit

Extremely privileged to be a part of this panel discussion with all eminent stake holders from Ms Vinita Bali, Ms Meetu Kapoor and Ms Richa Mallick from CII, Ms Inoshi Sharma from FSSAI, The ParaOlympic winner Mr Manoj, youth icon Priya Prakash and Pavitra Singh from Pepsico. It was indeed a step forward to work towards the Real Fitness of the Millennials of India!

Awarded an oration gold medal and plaque for IDA National President Nutribolism Oration Award

Extremely humbled to share that I was awarded an oration gold medal and plaque today for IDA National President Nutribolism Oration Award. Thank you for your prayers and good wishes.

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