The weight loss industry has instilled the fear of food in our minds – Rediff Getahead

Kareena Kapoor at the launch of Rujuta Diwekar's new book





Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar speaks about the lack of health awareness amongst Indian women and her book Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha

Rujuta Diwekar may probably be best known as the person who helped Kareena Kapoor get her famous size zero.

In her new book, Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha, the nutritionist looks at the various aspects of a woman’s life and why more education and financial independence does not necessarily translate into higher health awareness among women.

The dietician is a vocal supporter of Indian home food. Through her books, Diwekar has stressed on the high nutritional value of home-made meals.

Also read: Excerpt from Rujuta’s new book

Diwekar’s most famous client Kareena Kapoor launched the book recently in Mumbai and echoed her nutritionist’s opinions.

Kapoor said that she loves having rice and confessed to having parathas, chapattis and vegetables all the time. “Rujuta has never warned me against them,” she told the media present.

The Bollywood hottie also said that getting thin isn’t very difficult but it is important that one doesnt lose the ‘shine on your face’

In the pages that follow, Rujuta Diwekar speaks about the health issues that plague Indian women and how the weight loss industry has instilled the fear of food in our minds.

Abhishek Mande


Women and the Weight Loss Tamasha is available at liberty books

 

 

 

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