• 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

Make sure not to restrict your diet during pregnancy. If you do, you might not get the right amounts of protein, vitamins, and minerals that are...

Answered on : 07 Aug 2006

Lotus stem is a great source of iron. Deep frying will not reduce the iron content but will greatly increase the fat content of your diet. Try...

Answered on : 22 Jul 2006

The calcium content of the curd will not change drastically after cooking. Curd is a very good source of calcium, phosphorous, riboflavin-vitamin...

Answered on : 21 Jul 2006

A healthy balanced diet – which includes plenty of fruit and vegetables, is rich in whole grain cereal foods (wheat, jowar )and contains moderate...

Answered on : 20 Jul 2006

When you give a child bournvita or milo, you achieve a few benefits: Make them drink milk, which they may not like plain. Bournvita/ Milo etc does...

Answered on : 02 Jul 2006

A soft diet means eating foods that are soft and easy for you to chew or to swallow. Eating soft foods may help if you have problems chewing or...

Answered on : 29 Jun 2006

Sodium is a part of everyone's diet, but how much is too much? Under ideal conditions, the minimum sodium requirement is about 1,500 milligrams (...

Answered on : 26 Jun 2006

Soya has important phytochemicals that have significant health benefits beyond simply being a source of protein in our diets. Soya has high levels...

Answered on : 19 Jun 2006

Vegetables usually contain 25 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate.
One serving equals:
1/2 cup Cooked vegetables (carrots,...

Answered on : 19 Jun 2006

Cerebral malaria is a condition, which will require the patient to be under the care of a hospital. A person having this could exhibit a wide...

Answered on : 03 Jun 2006
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