• 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

Curd in its different forms as lassi, kadhi, shrikhand, etc. contributes significantly to improve the nutritive contents of an average diet....

Answered on : 08 Feb 2008

Apples are coated with shellac and carnauba wax to improve their shine because consumers prefer to buy shiny apples. It gives the fruit or...

Answered on : 08 Feb 2008

Barley is known to improve the function of the spleen and expel excessive body fluid (diuretic), thus aiding to weight loss and relieving swelling...

Answered on : 08 Feb 2008

1. There is no disadvantage in eating bananas.
2. Make your post workout meal moderate and avoid sleeping after you hit the gym. Though you...

Answered on : 30 Jan 2008

The basic ingredient in most commercial baby milk preparations is cow's milk which has been modified to make it as similar to mother's milk as...

Answered on : 29 Jan 2008

Ask yourself if these diets actually deliver the promised results? Not only are you finding it difficult to cope up after completing your diet,...

Answered on : 21 Jan 2008

I don't need to tell you that cigarette smoking is injurious to health. I presume that you are doing the GM diet to achieve some health benefit...

Answered on : 19 Jan 2008

The brand you find is probably the Seven Seas cod liver oil. It is best to stick to that, as it is a product that has FDA approval. Do not choose...

Answered on : 21 Dec 2007

Fresh orange juice not only tastes great, but has numerous health benefits. The nutrients found in citrus juices have very beneficial effects on...

Answered on : 20 Dec 2007

Many people frown upon protein from vegetable sources viewing it as inferior to animal based proteins. However, along with supplying the body with...

Answered on : 11 Dec 2007
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