• Brief Profile


    Ms Neesha Bukht Choksy has done Post Graduation in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, with Sports Science and Nutrition. She is a qualified Fitness Trainer, having been certified by the International Sports Science Association (I.S.S.A.) USA. The training includes specialisation in the areas of strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and flexibility, exercises for special health conditions, etc. Initially she gained clinical experience in the field of nutrition at Wadia Hospital and Bombay Hospital, and then pursued the fitness field. Since then, I have been working with Talwalkars, an established organisation in the field of health and Fitness, for the last eight years, as a Manager at their Shivaji Park Center in Bombay, as well as consults privately where she handles cases which require lifestyle modification in terms of food and nutrition, weight management, fitness testing, and weight training and cardiovascular conditioning. She has given several talks to promote the advantages of fitness and sound nutrition in maintaining good health. She has also an international contributing writer for bodybuilding.com and protraineronline.com. She has also been a part of avrious health related workshops Other awards and scholarships: - Award for First position in college - Gold Medal from the University of Mumbai for standing first in the university in the T.Y.Bsc.(1996-1997) - Merit Certificate from the University of Mumbai (1996-1997) - National Prize - University of Mumbai - Malti Jayant Scholarship - University of Mumbai (1996-1997) - Avanbhai Jeejeebhoy Muncherjee Jeejeebhoy Scholarship - University of Mumbai (1996-1997) - Lotus Foundation Scholarship - University of Mumbai (1996-1997) - Medal from the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology, and Applied Nutrition for standing First and being the ‘Best Student of the Year’.

Questions Answered by me

Spinach is a green leafy vegetable with abundant vitamins. It is rich in nutrients like iron and fiber. Excellent levels of manganese are found in...

Answered on : 17 Dec 2008

Nandini has 4 variants in the market, viz., Nandini Goodlife (3.5% Fat, 8.5% SNF), Nandini Full Cream Milk (12% Fat, 9% SNF), Nandini Smart (1.5%...

Answered on : 17 Dec 2008

100 gm of paneer made from cow milk provides 18.3 gm of protein, 20.8 gm of fat, 2.6 gm of minerals, 1.2 gm of carbohydrates, 265 kcal of...

Answered on : 25 Nov 2008

Energy drinks contain large doses of caffeine and other legal stimulants like guarana and ginseng. Energy drinks may contain as much as 80 mg of...

Answered on : 17 Nov 2008

Tender coconut water contains most of the minerals such as potassium (290 mg%), Sodium (42 mg%), Calcium (44 mg%), magnesium (10 mg%), Phosphorus...

Answered on : 10 Nov 2008

Oats are among the many cereal grains consumed. Oats are very popular in the health food movement because of their high nutritional value, and...

Answered on : 08 Nov 2008

It is important to maintain a low-sodium diet in diabetic nephropathy. Many diabetics with renal disease are salt sensitive, and minimising salt...

Answered on : 08 Nov 2008

Double toned milk is obtained by the addition of water and skim milk powder to whole milk. Usually, buffalo whole milk is mixed with reconstituted...

Answered on : 30 Oct 2008

The source of protein would always be indicated on the box. The box would definitely be indicative. If derived from milk or soya, it would be...

Answered on : 30 Oct 2008

This stems strongly from Ayurveda. According to the Ayurvedic practice, when we eat foods that go well together we can avoid forming toxic...

Answered on : 07 Oct 2008
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