About Pooja Makhija
Pooja the nutritionist is all about myth busting and presenting the best information when it comes to eating and the foods you choose. Although there is much information out there, food guru Pooja Makhija knows the truth and helps celebrities as well as others.
A celebrity nutritionist, she is also a clinical dietician and the author of Eat.Delete., an ebook. She believes in eating intelligently, making choices that may improve such conditions as diabetes, thyroid, hypertension and coronary heart disease.
Biography of Pooja Makhija
Pooja Makhija was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She attended school at Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School in Mumbai. For advanced studies, she went to college at SNDT Women’s College in Mumbai. The age of Pooja Makhija was 42 in 2022.
She has been instrumental in helping Bollywood celebrities and has more than 10,000 clients, which include doctors, CEOs and housewives as well as models and sports personalities. Her clients include Sushmita Sen, Isha Koppikar, Neetu Singh and more. Pooja runs Clay Wellness, teaching her clients how to stay fit as well as have high energy levels.
Her book, Eat, Delete is also available for children as well as adults and has the title, Eat, Delete, Junior.
She enjoys traveling. When she is home, her joy is cooking and preparing healthy meals for her family. She has a marriage to Ravi Makhija; they have two daughters and one son.
She believes that, when it comes to dieting and weight loss, you should follow a diet that is sustainable. People should never deprive themselves of nutrients. There always has to be a balance between carbs and proteins. Carbs are not the villain, as many who try to loose weight believe. Skipping breakfast is foolish, but eating the wrong foods for breakfast is worse. She believes that complex carbs from foods like whole grains, brown rice and lentils should make up at least 60 per cent of daily meals.
Pooja had her own television show, The Pooja Makhija Show – on the Food Food channel. She believes that all foods are your friend. No food is an enemy, and that, like friends, some will become good friends and other will remain acquaintances.
She will eat fruits at any time of the day. She believes in eating what is easily available around you. It is food that has been around for generations. Local seasonal fruits and greens are part of her diet.
It might be a five-grain parantha one day and upma or poha the next day. She relies on wholesome nutrition and foods that keep her full longer. She does not believe in starting the day with coffee or tea. Pooja feels that one must eat solid foods first and then enjoy coffee or tea later in the meal.
She began her career 15 years ago.
She has a marriage to Ravi Makhija.