Hena Nafis is eastern India’s most well-known consultant nutritionist and health expert who has made a difference to many by guiding them to a fresh and best start to their life. Her greatest passion in life is assisting others to feel healthier, live healthier and to embrace the many wonderful benefits of mental and physical wellbeing. She believes that everyone can feel great and have more energy through simple lifestyle changes. She graduated with a Bachelors degree in Nutrition from Liverpool John Moores University, U.K.and pursued a Masters in Food Science and Technology from Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of the Indian Dietetic Association as well as the American Dietetic Association. Her motivation to continue learning about alternatives for optimal health has led her to underatke various training programmes, the most recent – Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management program from the American Dietetic Association.
Hena offers nutrition and wellness counselling to all, at her clinic Nutrience – A Nutrition and lifestyle clinic founded in August 2007. She later introduced a health food store as part of her clinic. At her clinic she strongly advocates that nutrition is not just low-fat, low-calorie, it’s not being hungry and feeling deprived. It’s about nourishing your body with real and whole food so that one is constantly satisfied and energised to live life to the fullest.
Besides this, her passion for healthy good food and living motivated her to venture into different aspects of healthy living. Her passion on working towards child obesity motivated her to start Nutrience Kid’s Fitness studio, a lifestyle modification centre for children, which has been nominated in the category “Excellence in Healthcare – The Potential Economic Numero Uno” at the Globe Platinum awards to be held at Honk Kong in December 2016.
The quest for good health became the driving force behing opening her own café – Eat Good Food, where one can indulge in good food without feeling guilty. This was to say thank you to all her patients who believed in her and followed her diet prescription.
Hena has been a key note speaker at conferences, lectures, schools and symposiums. She has spoken on countless topics such as weight management for adults and children, Bariatric surgery, diabetes, dining out, healthy eating while travelling, motivational techniques, use of meal replacements and much more.
Hena loves travelling and feels chosen and priveleged to make a difference to people’s lives.