Ms. Pooja Shankar is a food enthusiast. She started her journey with food science and nutrition with her
bachelor’s degree from University of Mysore and secured a gold medal in the same . Later she did her
Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics from the same university and got into Defense Food Research
Laboratory for her PGD in Food analysis and Quality assurance. She has her certification as a diabetes
educator from Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Having worked with several slimming agencies she wanted to bring a dash of fresh air in the world filled
with quacks. With experience as health & wellness counselor, food hygiene auditor, speaker and recipe
developer, she invests in concepts like Eat Smart, Move More and Start early . She teamed up with
alleviate to help the patients understand the simplicity of nutrition and guide them towards their health
goal. She is a big believer of rescuing & adopting animals and has almost half a dozen pets at home.