Geeta Desai graduated from SNDT Pune in 1985 & did her post graduation in Food Science & Nutrition in 1987 from S. V. T., Mumbai
She has 24 years of experience, in the field of Diet & Nutrition in which she was associated with a leading hospital in New Delhi as a dietician for 2years working on therapeutic diets.She has gained experience in the field of fitness & weight-management after working for a decade in one of the reputed health clubs in Pune.
She has been a visiting faculty at Department of Food Science & Nutrition, S.N.D.T. College of Home Science and at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Pune.
She has delivered lectures to create awareness about diet in various forums, Institutes & IT companies. She has also conducted Workshops for the parents of pre-schoolers, schools, colleges & personality development courses. She has also developed a diet & nutrition course for fitness professionals.
Currently, she is practising as a Diet Consultant and Nutrition Counsellor in Pune dealing with WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES and THERAPEUTIC DIETS specializing in diets for Diabetes, Cardiac & Renal problems, Hypertension, Gout, Ulcers, Disturbed Lipid Profile, diets for Pregnant & Lactating mothers, Children and also for Sportspersons. She has also devised diets for several sportspersons, athletes, swimmers, golfers and bodybuilders which has helped to increase their stamina and performance.
She has been writing articles for various journals & magazines namely Physician’s Digest, Readers Digest & other health magazines such as Good Health.
Geeta Desai has devised S.H.A.P.E. Diet which is Scientific, Holistic, Achievable, Personalized and Effective. The unique feature of this diet is that you don’t feel you are doing anything different and so is pursuable and more long lasting.
She believes that Diet is not deprivation but making the right choices as per ones social & health needs. She advocates that to achieve permanent results one has to make Diet a habit and health a lifestyle.