Mayura Mohta is a nutrition and fitness expert with masters in biological sciences. Mayura’s strength is her ability to use scientific research to arrive at mainstream nutrition solutions. She also enjoys developing wholesome recipes that combine nutrient density with calorie density in order to have tasty yet nourishing meals. Her passion for health and food prompted her to start ‘Healthfriend’, a social enterprise that promotes wise eating habits in the local community. In the course of her work, she has developed several healthy recipes such as gluten-free, sugar-less, no-oil, high- protein, low-calorie, and low-carb meals suitable for health vigilant individuals. Besides writing regular nutrition based articles, she co-authored a medical cookbook ‘The Heart Smart Oil Free Cookbook’ for heart patients. Her second book ‘The Wholefood Kitchen’ was released at the Singapore Writers Festival in Nov 2014. It reintroduces readers to some ancient healing foods and their usage in modern meals.
Mindful eating is all about being aware of the effect of food on our mind and body. Eating mindfully helps us do away with misguided dieting and instinctive actions like binging. Don't Diet Eat Smart empowers you to make smart food choices by cultivating the art of eating mindfully. The book includes more than fifty wonderful whole food recipes and a Smart Eating Plan to promote optimal health