Shilpa Shetty, a health-freak and fitness expert, collaborates with international health expert and holistic nutritionist Luke Coutinho to present the book, 'The Great Indian Diet’.
A book based completely on Indian nutritious culinary classics, The Great Indian Diet teaches the average Indian household that in order to maintain good health and spirit, one need not always have to borrow ideas and nutrition plan from the West. Basic Indian cereals and locally grown and sourced pulses and other ingredients can whip up exceedingly tasty as well as nutritious food in no time. The book goes on to describe how an enthusiast can go about using raw Indian cooking materials available at affordable price in the market, to support a healthy lifestyle.
In order to tailor the best possible diet for the readers, the book elaborately discusses the various food categories and the nutrition-content in different types of food and tells the readers how to take adequate care of the daily nutrition intake. Whilst doing so, the book does not cease to discuss how one may burn fat consistently by eating right.
According to the readers, the best thing about this food is that it discusses on various aspect of an average Indian kitchen and busts all the 'big FAT myth’ without being preachy. It is just an informative cook-book that aims to make the readers fitter and healthier by helping them in eating local and eating right. The book also contains an elaboration on different Indian spices, oil, grains and even chutneys among other food items and ingredients.
In clear words and detailed analysis, this book brings about an amalgamation of experiences of an uber-fit Indian celebrity and a professional nutritionist and promises to bust every myth that surrounds basic Indian food.
Famous Bollywood actress and health expert, Shilpa Shetty set out on a maiden venture in the world of food and nutrition to pen down a book. Shilpa wears many hats and apart from being a successful actress and model, she also reserves keen interest in yoga and had even come out with video CDs on yoga.