Niti Desai

Why put off feeling good?


Niti Desai is a Consultant Nutritionist practising in South Mumbai for over 20 years and is attached to Cumballa Hill Hospital and Heart Institute for 17 years, after having worked in the UK.

She has a rich and varied experience in the field of nutrition, having built an enviable client list of individuals that includes country’s top industrialists and their families, Bollywood stars, corporate honchos to elite sportsmen and women. From busy stay-at-home moms to travelling executives, she will devise a plan that compliments your lifestyle.

Niti Desai


Niti with her extensive experience will work closely with you to assess your needs, set achievable goals and create a customized plan that is extremely workable and does not turn your life upside down. We work around the food choices that you make everyday because we realize that most people do not respond well to drastic changes in their lifestyles. They may try and adhere to them for a short period of time, but eventually go back to old habits. Our goal is to empower you with the tools to make educated choices. Once you learn these skills, you can utilize them in any situation that is presented to you. Tools that you can stick with not only for the time that you are with us but for a lifetime of good health. Having helped thousands of patients over two decades, we are proud of our philosophy that rejects fads, gimmicks and does not compromise on clients’ long term health for quick results.

More About Niti

  • She has successfully motivated thousands of people to reach their nutritional goals. You and Niti will devise a plan that compliments your lifestyle.
  • Niti is a consultant and KOL to leading food majors, nutraceutical and pharma companies, education institutes and gyms.
  • Niti regularly contributes to the media as both a writer and resource. She had a regular query column in country’s leading health magazine – Health & Nutrition for 18 years.
  • She has appeared on numerous TV shows and had a regular weekly radio show on Worldspace.
  • Niti has a Masters degree in Nutrition from University of Bombay and a Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics from the Leeds Beckett University, UK, following which she was a state registered dietitian and gathered useful overseas experience in hospitals in the UK.

Her Affiliations

  • She was the official nutritionist for the Femina Miss India 2008, Grazia Supermodel India and Teen Diva 2008 paegents.
  • While on board of Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), she provided nutrition inputs to country’s elite athletes including Mary Kom, Gagan Narang and many more.
  • She has been a speaker at various fora including Rotary Club, Indo-American Society, many educational educations and corporates such as Bloomberg, BCG, Barclays, Hapag Lloyd, Bajaj Finserv, Julius Baer and many more.
  • She has been an invited faculty at national and international nutrition / medical conferences.
  • On the academic front, she is the co-editor of IDA’s latest edition of Clinical Dietetic Manual.
  • Being a certified diabetes educator and master trainer, she is the secretary of the Association of Diabetes Educators.
  • She is also the RD representative and treasurer of the Mumbai Chapter of Indian Dietetic Association.
  • She is an external guide for the students doing their Masters in clinical nutrition.