Kilter 2017

On health, nutrition and fitness

Nutrients, the Macro and the Micro

Submitted by Gauri Rokkam (@gaurirokkam) on Mar 9, 2017

Section: Crisp Talk Technical level: Beginner Status: Submitted


Food is more than just fuel. Right food can help us be healthy, fit & energetic at any age and at all times. What we eat can greatly affect our health and well-being. Scientific studies have shown time and again that choosing healthy foods can not only reduce the risk of diseases and prevent them but also reverse many diseases and disorders. Choosing the right food is the first step towards health. Empower yourself with evidence based knowledge on Nutrition and learn simple ways to adopt it into your everyday eating.


Are carbs bad?
Am I getting enough proteins?
Where do I get my proteins?
Are fats, villans?
How to ensure every micro nutrient in my diet?
Are supplements an answer to all my nutrient ills.
How do I know if my diet is balanced and am getting all the nutrients in the right proportions.



Speaker bio

I am passionate about food & the wonders it can do to the humankind, both in health & ill health.
M.Sc (Food & Nutrition), Bangalore University Topper
Presently, Research Scholar, pursuing Ph.D at SVYASA Yoga University
Member and a Certified Nature Cure therapist of International Institute of Mahayoga & Natural Hygiene, USA
Certified Diabetes Educator - St. John’s Hospital, Bangalore
Certified Yoga Instructor & Therapist - SVYASA University, Bangalore
Certified Lactation consultant, trained under Dr.Shaibya Saldanha MD (OBG), Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
Certified Sports Nutritionist - Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
Trained in Yogic management of back pain under Dr. Omkar, Yoga exponent & Senior Research Scientist, IISc, Bangalore
Diploma in “Nutrition for health promotion and disease prevention”, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Diploma in “Nutrition & Health Education”, IGNOU



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  • Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) 3 years ago

    Hi Gauri, this looks like a very interesting talk! Could you please sumbit some slides so that we can see your material?

    • Gauri Rokkam (@gaurirokkam) Proposer 3 years ago

      Dear Sandhya,
      Thanks for your comments. I don’t have a prepared ppt
      right now, but I promise, u will not regret attending it :-)

      • Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) 3 years ago

        I’m the editor of the conference. :)

        • Gauri Rokkam (@gaurirokkam) Proposer 3 years ago

          Sry Sandhya. Any ways of connecting to you on your personal mail?? or number??

          • Sandhya Ramesh (@sandhyaramesh) 3 years ago

            Yes, sure. I’m at

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