About The Founder

Eating Disorders Recovery

Ishitaa Bhatia

ANutr., MSc. (India), MSc. (UK)

I'm Ishitaa, an experienced, qualified Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr.) (MSc.) and founder of The Nutrition Project.​

  • I completed my BSc. in Microbiology-Biochemistry from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai before deciding to specialise in Nutrition.
  • I pursued my first masters in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics from Mumbai University; and was the receiver of the Dr. KU Naram Award from AFSTI amongst other accolades for securing 1st rank.
  • Thereafter, I went on to pursue a second masters in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition from University College London, UK; receiving a Distinction degree.
  • I have undergone training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E) from the ED unit at University of Oxford (CREDO).
  • Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) from Association for Nutrition, UK
  • Member - Indian Dietetic Association
  • Member - Nutrition Society India
Training and Experience
  • I have been fortunate to be trained under the finest set of dietitians, researchers and doctors.
  • I have worked closely with patients in the Intensive Care Units during my training in clinical dietetics at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Later, I posed as an MSc. Researcher at the Royal Free Hospital in London, UK- interacting mainly with patients with liver cirrhosis.
  • Moving back to India, I worked at Centre for Metabolic Surgery, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central - tending to 100+ post-surgery patients during my tenure.
  • As I realised my growing interest in Pediatric Nutrition and Eating Disorders I had the good fortune to train under renowned paediatrician- Dr. Mahesh Balsekar at SRCC Children's Hospital, Mumbai.
  • With the plethora of knowledge gained from the experts, The Nutrition Project was founded.
Research Publications
  • I have worked on multiple nutrition research projects in the UK and India.
  • I am a published scientific researcher. Find my publications here.

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