Media

Shonali has been active in media since 2008. She has written articles in the media with the sole intention to 'educate' and make people aware of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. Since she is India's first Macrobiotic Nutritionist, she felt morally responsible to educate people through her writings be it via print media, online or her books.

She has talked about ailments, cooking, an approach to living healthy, the essence of a Macrobiotic lifestyle, and much more. Hope you enjoy reading about her and articles by her on this page.

What nobody tells you about the intermittent fasting diet
Vogue
MAR 15, 2019

"Intermittent fasting may be a popular diet trend right now, but is it really working for you?"
The wonder of good bacteria
The Hindu
JANUARY 31, 2019

"Shonali Sabherwal too is a supporter of fermented foods and specialises in macrobiotics and always speaks for the importance of gut health for overall well-being."
It’s possible that your diet might be the cause of your migraine
Vogue
OCT 04, 2018

“The problem with migraines is that most people think they happen because of external conditions such as stress or strong sun [exposure], but the cause is internal more often than not”
The Future Of The Business Of Wellness
Business World
May 27, 2018

"The future of the business of wellness lies in using foods (diet) to cure, reverse and put into remission diseases and ailments; and we need the government to have tighter [...]
Here is a look at Bollywood’s favourite nutritionists
Free Press Journal
March 27, 2018

"Here are some of the popular nutritionists and dietician whose priceless words of advice gives our favourite stars the body we always desire for."
Diet tips to keep in mind on your honeymoon
Femina
February 18, 2018

“On your honeymoon, it is imperative that you stay energetic, avoid that bloated feeling and remain happy. Considering this, it is of paramount importance to avoid sugar, dairy and white flour,”
Your 2018 health matrix
The Hindu
JANUARY 01, 2018

“The overall concept is to prevent AGEs (Advanced Glycation End Products that promote ageing and free-radical damage in our bodies, pushed by insulin surges,”
Eat Your Way To Radiant Skin
Pune Mirror
December 12, 2017

"Macrobiotic nutritionist Shonali Sabherwal on how one’s diet."
Power your workouts
India Today
October 27, 2017

"Let food be your fuel while you focus on preparing and recovering from exercise"
Plugging that leaky gut
DNA
Aug 31, 2017

"Leaky gut is when your intestinal lining is more permeable than it should be, allowing for undigested food and bad pathogens to escape into the body. If not treated, this [...]
Bitter-tasting foods can help combat anxiety
DNA
Aug 24, 2017

"Go for simpler meals made from whole grain, beans, vegetables, good quality fermented foods, soups. Don’t drink tea, coffee, or other stimulants, or eat sugar, chocolates. In fact, if you [...]
Powering high-intensity workout with vegan diet
DNA
Aug 17, 2017

"A high-performance vegan diet helped me maximize my potential and recover faster. You can do it, too."
Can apple cider vinegar aid weight loss
Deccan Herald
August 11, 2017

“Use apple cider vinegar only for its probiotic benefits, as it improves inclusion of good microbes in your gut,”
Stop meal time water intake
DNA
Aug 10, 2017

"Water dilutes the hydrochloric acid released by the stomach. Water and acid combine to form a thick fluid, which is ineffective at digesting the food completely"
The secret to making kids good sportspersons
DNA
Aug 3, 2017

"Children need a diet that can improve productivity, increase strength and endurance, help with faster recovery, improve the mental state, sleep, productivity, reduce sugar cravings, reduce body fat and help [...]
Is Your Digestive System On Fire?
NDTV
July 15, 2017 

"Our digestive system fits inside our bodies quite neatly and compactly, but if you were to lay it out in front of you, it would cover a tennis court. The [...]
A four-point diet plan for your kids
DNA
Jul 14, 2017

"I have seen many parents struggle with what could be an ideal diet for their children. Content all over the media often confuses them more than it guides them. My [...]
Wrestling the coffee buzzzzzz
DNA
Jul 7, 2017

"A coffee addict in my pre-macrobiotic days, coffee drinking always intrigued me. The macrobiotic syllabus had two whole lectures devoted to the beverage, and its effects on the digestive system."
Coconut oil is ‘not’ bad
DNA
Jun 30, 2017

"The American Heart Association recently proclaimed that coconut oil is ‘not’ healthy. I felt the need to clear the air since I have spoken of its benefits in my books: [...]
The yin and yang of eating
DNA
Jun 23, 2017

"Macrobiotics looks at universal energy, which splits into two energies — ‘Yin’ and ‘Yang.’ This applies to foods, cooking styles, a person’s constitution, ailment or condition and other facets of [...]
Principles of food combining
DNA
Jun 9, 2017

"For people with sensitive tummies, bloating issues and those wanting weight loss, macrobiotics’ principles of food combining can help. Usually, sensitive stomach means an over-growth of yeast (candida) in the [...]
Blindly going gluten-free may do more harm than good
DNA
Jun 2, 2017

"Just because a label says so doesn’t mean it may be good for you. For instance, lately gluten is made out to be bad for health, and people are quitting chapattis and flour altogether."
What to eat to ace biz meetings, examinations
DNA
May 26, 2017

"A nutrient-deficit diet affects your ability to face challenges at work. It can cause anxiety, effect your ability to stay alert, and even memory. Yes, it can affect your performance [...]
Eat right to sleep well
DNA
May 19, 2017

"Sleep is possibly the most precious of all bodily functions. We dream, de-stress, and give our body time to recover from all the battering it has endured through out the day."
Why drink green!
DNA
Mar 18, 2017

"Leaves are the only part of a living being that can transform sunshine into food that all creatures can consume. Leafy greens produce chlorophyll, which is liquefied sunshine. Greens oxygenate [...]
Get that glowing skin
DNA
May 12, 2017

"I am often asked by clients what’s the secret for glowing skin. The answer is: a disciplined lifestyle. I started a clean campaign on myself in my 20s. I removed [...]
The Detox Diet By Shonali Sabherwal Gives The Reader Many Simple Hacks To A Healthier Lifestyle
Women's Web
May 12, 2017

"Aiming to clear your system of toxins that lead to many chronic illnesses? Look up The Detox Diet by Shonali Sabherwal for easy steps and tips."
Good health needs an integrative approach
DNA
May 5, 2017

"Unlike modern medicine that treats via symptoms; integrative medicine, which includes macrobiotics, takes into account a person’s body, mind and spirit, all aspects of his/her lifestyle."
Overcome diet roadblocks on your way to weight loss
DNA
Apr 29, 2017

"You think you’ve been relentless about your diet and exercise. Despite it all, you’ve hit a plateau, and your weight loss appears to have stopped. If this is your story, [...]
The spring-summer diet
DNA
Apr 14, 2017

"With the arrival of spring-summer, one can sense the change in energy, apart from the heat in April/May. In traditional Chinese medicine, each organ corresponds to a season, taste, time [...]
Keep your gut happy
DNA
Mar 25, 2017

"Our gut is smarter than you know. Structurally, the stomach resembles the human brain — the enteric nervous system in the gut is the body’s second brain. The enteric nervous [...]
Wearing your heart on your… organ?
DNA
Mar 11, 2017

"Let us look at some of the more common emotions affecting our organs and how they play a huge role in characterizing who we are."
Here’s how an idli can help you detox your system
Indian Express Indulge
March 3, 2017

"Ever associated an idli with the word detox? Celebrity macrobiotic nutritionist Shonali Sabherwal shifts our perspective on how to eat clean by opting for fermented foods that range from kimchee [...]
Does the food you eat energise you from within?
DNA
Mar 3, 2017

"There is growing awareness in India that proper nutrition and dietary habits will eventually impact health; something that Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine the basis of Macrobiotic philosophy (what I [...]
Book review: The Detox Diet
The Live Mint
January 23, 2017

"After The Beauty Diet and The Love Diet, Sabherwal has come out with her third book, The Detox Diet, which sheds light on the importance of gut health and ways [...]
Bowl of wellness
The Pioneer
January 21, 2017

"Detoxes are about balancing the bodys pH that is bringing you to being between acid and alkaline, strengthening the gut, helping you with foods to feed the gut microbiota (with [...]
Boost your immunity with these unusual detox foods
Hindustan Times, HT Brunch
Jan 21, 2017

"Most diet detoxes just focus on raw fruit and vegetable juices. But I take a macrobiotic approach, which is about supplying the body with a cocktail of good bacteria all [...]
Learn Macrobiotic Recipes With Shonali Sabherwal
NEWSWIRE
DEC 28, 2015

"Macrobiotic lifestyle and eating has been advocated by many over the years. It is supposed to have plenty of health benefits and it is quite effective in combating health issues [...]
Bye, bye food baby. Here’s the easiest way to get a flat tummy
Vogue
October 15, 2015

“We often make the wrong food choices not knowing what will cause the bloating to happen or belly fat to build up.”
Health Talk With Shonali Sabherwal
The Purple Window
October 9, 2015

"What I loved about, The Beauty Diet, was that apart from giving me a basic understanding of diet and nutrition; it gave me a starting point. The book features sample [...]
Want to be happy? Here’s what you should eat
The Economic Times Panache
Jun 15, 2015

"If she’s feeling down, or needs more energy, she changes her diet accordingly. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), upon which Macrobiotics is based, each organ is related to an [...]
Red pumpkin bake
The Hindu
DECEMBER 27, 2014

"A simple, delicious dish that gives you upward energy if you stir fry it (for summers), and warm inward energy if you bake it (for winters)."
Food for the soul
The Hindu
OCTOBER 30, 2014

"The approach believes that the food you eat is a powerful indicator of your physical, mental and emotional health and emphasises a diet rich in whole grains, pulse, vegetables, fermented [...]
A spoonful of love
The Hindu
MAY 20, 2014

"This unique book, which serves as a guide to healthier and happier life choices is designed to cultivate and improve health and vitality for a happy blissful life full of love, caring and giving."
Across My Table – Shonali Sabherwal
Bangalore's Restaurants Blog
May 13, 2014

"Macrobiotics is more of a lifestyle than a diet, Shonali asserts. The word diet perhaps gives it the connotation of being rigid and restrictive, when in fact, its very core [...]
Food that is Pep Talk to Mood
The New Indian Express
May 11, 2014

"Celebrity fitness counsellor Shonali Sabherwal offers insight into the microbiotic world with her second book The Love Diet"
Going back to the chopping board
Bangalore Mirror
April 7, 2014

"This macrobiotic nutritionist has made a niche diet a way of life for herself and others too."
Jacqueline Fernandez had her first crush in Class II
Hindustan Times, HT Brunch
Apr 03, 2014

"Currently I am… Unveiling The Love Diet, a book by Shonali Sabherwal"
The weight is over! Here’s how to drop those winter pounds and get your figure back on track for summer
The Daily Mail
April 1, 2014

"The dietician who has helped clients like actresses Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez, Neha Dhupia and Tabu states that spring is the perfect season to cleanse the body of heavy foods [...]
Zoya Akhtar & Jacqueline Fernandez Unveil ‘The Love Diet’ By Shonali Sabherwal
The Health Site
March 14, 2014

"Celebrity fitness counselor and bestselling author Shonali Sabherwal’s new book 'The Love Diet' was unveiled by Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez and noted filmmaker Zoya Akhtar"
Zoya Akhtar & Jacqueline Fernandez unveil “The Love Diet” by Shonali Sabherwal – India’s celebrity fitness counsellor, chef & bestselling author.
Dumkhum
March 13, 2014

"While Jacqueline said that “she feels flushed and entirely new” with Shonali’s diet, Zoya Akhtar said that she rediscovered herself with the macrobiotic natural diet."
Zoya Akhtar & Jacqueline Fernandez unveil “THE LOVE DIET” by Shonali Sabherwal
APN News
March 12, 2014

"The ‘Love Diet’ from the author of ‘The Beauty Diet’ is a unique book designed to cultivate and improve health and vitality for a happy blissful life full of love on all levels."
Benefits Of Green Juices
MensXP
September 05, 2013

"Green juices are power-packed with nutrition. Green vegetables have the ability to transform sunshine into the food that all creatures consume."
Spring Clean Your Body
Hindustan Times
April 04, 2013

"To help you get started, Shonali Sabherwal, macrobiotic expert and author of The Beauty Diet, shares detoxifying recipes that need to be eaten once every day for five days of the week."
Understanding ‘macrobiotic diet’ and its benefits
Economic Times
October 14, 2012

"With a basis in Far Eastern philosophy, macrobiotic diets claim to offer a balanced approach to nutrition. BBC Good Food delves deeper."
In Conversation with Shonali Sabherwal: Exploring Similarities between the Macrobiotic and Vegan Diets
Vegan India
August 2, 2012

"I was elated to note how successfully Shonali has delivered the message of a plant-based lifestyle in the mainstream. Be it a Bollywood diva who wants to lose weight or [...]
Old grocery list, new twist
The Hindu
JUNE 27, 2012

"Macrobiotics analyses your organs, looks at your meridian lines. You get very specific. You change not just the food, but cooking styles too. Macrobiotics is an old philosophy and you [...]
Going the whole hog
The Hindu
JUNE 25, 2012 

"With a glowing Hema Malini and Esha Deol on its cover, it comes across as a diet book of Bollywood’s who’s who."
The F Plan: The weight watchers’ secret ingredient to a healthier diet is all about topping up on fibre
The Daily Mail
January 31, 2012

"Food and cooking styles have also energy components, and their correct combinations could produce subtle energy changes in the body."
What makes Kat so hot? – Shonali’s diet
New Dawn at Journo Scribbles
January 21, 2011

"Thanks to Shonali Sabherwals diet programme, Katrina Kaif, Neha Dhupia and Raima Sen could show off their stunning figures on numerous red carpets. No wonder her clients vary from celebrities [...]
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