Ishi Khosla is a practising clinical nutritionist, consultant, writer, researcher and
She is actively involved in clinical practice at the Centre for Dietary
Counseling in Delhi, where she deals with a wide range of nutrition-related health
problems including obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal
problems, allergies, etc. She has recently developed the first fully Web-based
weight-management programme in India: www.theweightmonitor.com.
Passionate about nutrition and a strong believer in the power of foods, she has
spearheaded a path-breaking health food company, Whole Foods India, which
produces health foods and operates health cafes.
She is a consultant to several organizations and is also a board member of Lady
Irwin College, University of Delhi. She lectures extensively, is invited frequently
to radio and television programmes and also contributes regularly to some of the
country's most respected publications. She has written two other books, most
recently Is Wheat Killing You?, also published by Penguin Books.
As part of her commitment towards community nutrition and public
health, Ms Khosla founded the Celiac Society for Delhi, the first of its kind in
India, to spread awareness about coeliac disease, a condition caused by gluten
intolerance. She has been conferred with several awards and recognitions in her
field and has also been listed among the twenty-five most powerful women in
the country by the India Today Group.
Want to learn to lose weight in a controlled, easy and scientifically sound way and keep it off? Then it's time to junk the latest trends and go back to the basics with The Diet Doctor.
Ishi Khosla, who has worked with the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre as well as food majors advising them on nutrition, now tells you what and how much to eat to lose the weight you want-just as a nutritionist would.
Learn why the Indian body type might have more trouble losing weight and how you need to tailor your diet
Plan your eating with the help of detailed meal plans for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
Choose the exact quantity for your weight using the food group charts
Get inspired by the creative recipes