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Pooja Makhija

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 twenty five years of practice, transformed the bodies, and the lives of tens of thousands of people and made the planet earth relatively much 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 teenagers . She works from her clinic Nourish in Mumbai and has both an MSc in Food Science and Nutrition and a BSc in Dietetics from Mumbai. 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.

Achievements and Awards

  •   Authored two national bestsellers - Eat Delete and Eat Delete Junior.

  •    Eat Delete is in its ninth reprint with over 50,000 copies sold and has already been translated into Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati and Marathi.

  •    Was the star of her very own TV show - The Pooja Makhija Show – on the Food Food channel

  •   Was the Ask the Expert columnist for Bombay Times from 2009-2014

  •    Is a regular columnist in the Times of India (Times Life) and DNA.

  •    Is a fitness expert on Radio City 91.1 FM (on the fitness segment Ram Pam Poshan)

  •    Was the official nutritionist for the Miss India and the I Am She beauty pageants

  •    Was formerly on the Board of Studies in Food Science and Nutrition of the SVT College of Home Science

  •    Was affiliated with colleges and educational institutions like Symbiosis International University and JD Birla Institute, Kolkata.

  •    Was the face of World Yoga Day in Surat (2015) and in New Delhi with Baba Ramdev (2017)

Nourish Genie

If you have a health wish, Nourish Genie will make it come true. Released from its magic lamp by Aakash Rohra and Pooja Makhija, Nourish Genie has been designed to provide customised nutritional services tailored to your unique bio-individuality and will be crafted from scratch based entirely on your health reports.

Nutrition is one of the most underestimated partners in your health journey. It doesn’t matter what your health dream is - be it weight loss, muscle gain, diabetes management, PCOD management, heart health, nutrition for pregnancy or breastfeeding - it can be realized with the power of nutrition. And the Nourish Genie will teach you how.

Your customized Genie programme will consist of meal plans from Pooja Makhija, subscription to the Nourish Genie app, instructional videos, monthly open houses, personalised support emails, reminders as well as telephonic assistance with Genie assistants culled from Pooja's team of experts.

Your health wish is a click away. All you have to do is say the magic word "Yes".