About Us

AAKANKSHA: Desire For Wellness was conceptualized by Bhavani Swaminathan, a  Nutritionist, Professor & Researcher based in Mumbai. She is also a Member of Indian Dietetic Association. Her deep desire was to help individuals understand that though eating is a necessity but to understand how to eat consciously. There’s a saying “to eat is a necessity but to eat intelligently is an art”. Bhavani Swaminathan helps her clients to achieve their long-term diet and nutrition goals, whether seeking help for weight loss, general nutrition or disease prevention. Each client is individually evaluated and provided with a customized diet. The customized diet is a well-researched and comprehensive plan which client can follow for the rest of his life.

Academic Qualifications

  • M.Sc In Food & Nutrition, Calcutta University
  • M.Phil, University of Mumbai
  • Pursuing PhD from University of Mumbai

More about Bhavani Swaminathan

A Tamilian born and brought up in Maharashtra, she has a very simple take on food- “home cooked meal is a Labour of love”. Her prime aim is to spread the word on the magic one’s own kitchen can create. She believes mindful eating can help you lead a healthy & happy life. She inspires innovation in homemade vegetarian food, to cater to the taste and health needs of individuals. Dedicated and passionate for her cause, she aspires to aid people struggling with health issues to achieve a good level of mental & physical well being. After all, the fitness of mind and body is a perpetual journey, not a destination!