Passionate About Nutrition And A Strong Believer In The Power Of Foods

Ms. Ishi Khosla is a practicing clinical nutritionist, columnist, author, an entrepreneur, researcher and welfare worker.

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, diabetes, cardio-vascular disease, food allergies, digestive, immune system, neuro psychiatric and endocrine disorders in adults and children. To scale up her practice and reach out to a global audience Ms. Khosla has founded a unique score based nutrition App called theweightmonitor.com.

"There are no quick fixes. Eating must be enjoyed and
mindful eating is a science & art "

Ishi Khosla

Her Initiatives

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Founded business of retailing health foods & operating Health Cafe's

Founded a unique score based nutrition app

Founded The Celiac Society Of India.


About Ishi

Ishi Khosla

Ms. Ishi Khosla is a practicing clinical nutritionist, columnist, author, an entrepreneur and researcher.

Passionate about nutrition and a strong believer in the power of foods, she spearheaded the first of its kind health food company in India called 'Whole Foods', in the business of producing and retailing health foods and operating Health Café's.

She writes extensively for leading newspapers and magazines and publishes paper in scientific journals.



Qualification and Autobiography

Personal Details
Name Ms. Ishi Khosla
Email ID ikhosla2001@yahoo.com
Educational Qualification
1981 Class XII, Modern School, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi
1986 Masters in Food and Nutrition, Lady Irwin College, Delhi University
Work Experience
1986-1994 Nutrition consultant with late Dr. MMS Ahuja, Head of Endocrinology Department, AIIMS & Sita Ram Bhartiya Institute, New Delhi
1994-2001 Senior Clinical Nutritionist, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi
2001 Established Centre for Dietary Counselling and started independent clinical practice
Founded ‘Whole Foods’, India’s first health food company
Initiated ‘Celiac Society For Delhi’, India’s first non-profit organization for spreading awareness on celiac disease
Launched www.theweightmonitor.com, the first of its kind in India, a fully online weight management programme
Book Authored
1990 The Cholesterol Facts
2011 ‘Is Wheat Killing You?’, Penguin Publication. It is the first book in India on celiac disease.
2013 ‘The Diet Doctor’, Penguin Publication

She has been conferred several awards and recognitions in her field. Recent ones include ‘Distinguished Alumnus 2011’ at Lady Irwin College, ‘Women’s Achiever’s award in the Field of Nutrition by The Imperial & Cancer Patient Aids Association and ‘Jijabai Women Achiever’s award’. She has also been listed among the 25 most powerful women in the Country by the India Today Group.

ACHIEVEMENTS AND MILESTONES IN THE NUTRITION SECTOR

1. Raising Nutritional Awareness in the community at large

  • • Consultant and Advisor: With 25 years of experience in field of nutrition, Ms. Ishi Khosla is consultant and on the Board of several organizations- corporates, multi-nationals and educational institutions including Mother Dairy, Pepsico, Merrisant Equal, Nestle, Marico, Almond Board of California, Usha Sriram, Ferrero Roschers, Zespri International Limited, Tetrapak, Lufthansa, ITC, The Doon School (Dehradun), Genesis Global School (Delhi), VidyaGyan Schools (Shiv Nadar Foundation), to name a few. She is also an Advisor to the National Television and is a Board member of Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi- the oldest and prestigious institution of nutrition in the country.
  • • Workshops on Nutrition Education: Ms. Khosla lectures extensively in schools, colleges, educational institutions and corporates.
  • • Columns & Books: Ms. Khosla writes regular columns for national newspapers Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Times of India, Tribune and several magazines including Prevention, Exotica, B Positive, City scan to name a few.
    • • The Book ‘Is Wheat Killing You?’ was launched by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt. Sheila Dikshit.
      Presentation of the Book- ‘Is Wheat Killing You?’ to the Former Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Pratibha Patil.
    • • Both the books- ‘Is Wheat Killing You?’ and ‘The Diet Doctor’ are now being translated in Hindi by the Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India and Prabhat Prakashan, respectively.
  • • Newsletters & film: Annual ‘Celiac News & Views’ is printed and circulated every year. It has a circulation of about 10-15, 000 copies / year.
  • 'Cure is in the Cause', a brief 10 minute film on celiac disease has been created to spread awareness about this condition among the public at large. The film has also been screened on big screens as PVR.
  • • Celiac Society For Delhi, incorporated in May, 2006, is the first non-profit organisation with its mission to create awareness about this serious condition and sensitize food manufacturers regarding the gluten-free food. The society brings together eminent practitioners in the field of medicine, education and the food industry.
  • The society will soon have a National status with 8 chapters in India: Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Orissa, Kerala and Hyderabad.
  • To further support the cause, Ms. Khosla provides free consultations to those diagnosed with celiac disease. ‘Celiac Society For Delhi’ funds families below poverty line for gluten-free food and laboratory investigations.

2. PROVIDING NUTRITIONAL SOLUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE

  • Centre For Dietary Counselling: Ms. Khosla 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, cardio-vascular disease, diabetes, gastro-intestinal problems, allergies etc.
  • Theweightmonitor.com, India’s first fully online weight management portal with a global out-reach, was launched in 2012 to address the needs of rapidly changing lifestyles. It provides 24X7 service round the year to its clients.

3. OFFERING HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVES TO UNHEALTHY FOOD

  • Whole Foods, the first of its kind, spearheaded by Ms. Ishi Khosla, with an effort to restore balance in today’s skewed diets and provide healthier options for people who had special nutritional needs including allergen free food, gluten-free food, foods for diabetics, obese, those with lowered immunity and other nutritional requirements.
  • ‘Whole Foods’ is in the business of manufacturing and retailing of health foods and operating Health Cafés’. The first Whole Foods retail outlet was started in 2001 and the first Whole Foods Café was started in 2006. Currently we have the following:
  • • Whole Foods Retail Outlet at New Friends Colony, Delhi
  • • Cafetarias at
    • o Apollo Indraprastha Hopsital, Mathura Road, Delhi
    • o Fortis Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Delhi
    • o Fortis Rajan Dhal Memorial Hospital, Vasantkunj, Delhi
    • o Fortis Hospital, Gurgaon
    • o Max Devki Devi Hospital, Saket, Delhiv
    • o Max Balaji Hospital, I.P. Extension, Delhi
    • o Max Hospital Panchsheel Park, Delhi
    • o Max Hospital, Gurgaon
    • o Adiva Hospital, Green Park Extension, Delhi
  • The response received has been encouraging. Our endeavour continues to not only provide the best but also educate the public through various awareness programs.

Community Outreach Program

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Her Recognitions

Listed among the 25 most powerful women in the country by the India Today Group.

Distinguished Alumnus 2011' at Lady Irwin College

Women's Achiever's award in the Field of Nutrition by The Imperial & Cancer Patient Aids Association

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She has authored many books, among them are 'Is Wheat Killing You?' and 'The Diet Doctor' published by Penguin. She writes extensively for leading news papers and magazines and publish papers in scientific journals.

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She has authored many books, among them are 'Is Wheat Killing You?' and 'The Diet Doctor' published by Penguin. She writes extensively for leading news papers and magazines and publish papers in scientific journals.

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