Senior Dietician

Dr Edwina Raj Senior Dietician

Dr. Edwina Raj

Pediatric/infant nutrition therapy, ketogenic diet therapy, modified Atkin’s diet, medical nutrition therapy in gastroenterology/ nephrology/diabetes mellitus/metabolic syndrome/ critical illness/hepatology/transplant /cardiology/neurology/malnutrition/ hyperuricemia/pre-diabetes/weight loss surgery/obesity/pre-and post-surgical diet therapy/maternal nutrition /menopause/geriatrics and general nutrition therapy

Senior Dietician

Appointment

Edwina Raj has been working as senior dietician at Aster CMI Hospital for the last three years. She has a rich experience of 11 years in this field. She started her career at a private hospital in 2008 and was later associated with several other private organisations before joining Aster CMI. She is certified in ‘ketogenic diet’/modified Atkin’s diet by the Asian Institute of Ketogenic Diet and completed her internship/training at well-known private hospitals in Mysore and Bangalore.

After completing her bachelors in science from the University of Mysore, where she was a rank holder and gold medallist for her outstanding academic performance, she completed her masters in food science and nutrition from Bangalore University.

Awards and Recognitions
  • Rank holder and awarded two gold medals by the university of Mysore
  • Best poster awarded for National Nutrition Week 2016 by Indian Dietetic Association
  • Awarded 1st Prize for scientific paper on “Efficacy of the Ketogenic Diet in Drug Resistant Epilepsy” by President of American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition at ICNC conference 2019.
  • Author for nutrition blogs and articles published in Deccan Herald, Indian Express, India Today, Times Wellness, Economic Times , smartlife etc
  • Involved in delivering Health talks/nutrition workshops at corporate companies such as LM wind power, NESS technology, Max hypercity, Intercallapac, Northern Trust, J.P Morgan, KRONOS, Accenture, EMC2, Flipkart, Rockwell Automation, L&T, Valdel, Avnet, Aegis, JDA, TCS, Lenovo, Nalaasha, CGI, Samsung, Euro Kids, Air India, Atkins, Menezeis Booba, Capgemini, Dyncorp, Taj group of hotels, SLN software, Brigade group, A and Z and many more.
Membership
  • Life member of IDA (Indian Dietetic Association) and IAPEN (Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition)
Papers published
  • Published scientific paper in IP Journal of Nutrition, Metabolism and Health Science as author for topic on Correlation between waist circumference and serum triglyceride levels: https://www.innovativepublication.com/journal-article-details/IJNMHS/article/8124/volume/220/issue/630
  • Presented Scientific Paper as Physical Poster on a topic (As presenting author of the paper on Nutrition Therapy and Challenges in the management of Glycogen Storage Disease III) at Indian Society for Inborn Errors of Metabolism Conference held at Pune.
  • Presented scientific award-winning paper on topic ketogenic diet at ICNC, Mumbai conference and awarded 1st prize for the best Physical Poster Abstract competition
  • Published an article on paediatric nutrition in ‘follow the child’ magazine by Indian academy of Montessori.
  • Interview by samaya tv channel for a discussion programme on ‘junk foods, (45 minutes) which was telecasted live on samaya news channel on the 31st of March 2012.
  • Article on anemia rampant among veggies in Indian Express newspaper: http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/article1283519.ece
  • Nutrition education videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmQWtTpeSv8
  • Article on Diet Myths in Indian Express 14.12.2017
  • Press release on Ketogenic Diet: https://www.apnnews.com/pristine-organics-partners-with-aster-cmi-hospital-to-help-children-with-epilepsy/ 10.7.2018 (copy attached)
  • National Nutrition Week 2018 Blog: https://www.latestly.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/national-nutrition-week-2018-heres-what-indian-nutritionists-and-dietitians-have-to-tell-you-about-health-nutrition-and-weight-loss-361829.html
  • Four articles published on Veganism 2018 : https://navyamedia.com/veganism-the-smart-way-to-practice/ https://ehealth.eletsonline.com/2018/09/veganism-a-smart-way-to-keep-yourself-healthy/ https://www.internationalnewsandviews.com/veganism-the-smart-way-to-practice/
  • Article on India Today Sep’18: https://www.indiatoday.in/magazine/supplement/story/20180903-monsoon-mania-1322429-2018-08-24 http://www.internationalnewsandviews.com/veganism-the-smart-way-to-practice/#sthash.SRD1eEkh.xKkaOcn0.dpbs
  • Article published in Deccan Herald on 4th of Dec 2018 “What to Eat for Healthy Hair’’, https://www.deccanherald.com/living/what-eat-healthy-hair-706381.html
  • Pregnancy tips during pregnancy: https://medikoe.com/article/Diet-tips-for-a-winter-pregnancy-by-Mrs-Edwina-Raj-1216
  • Article published in Times Wellness Dec on Iodine “Essential I for athletes.”
  • Article published on July2019 in Health Vision Magazine “watch out your health while you endure cricket”.