South Asian Diet: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Learn what simple and practical steps you can take to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes for yourself and your loved ones.

Did you know that ~1 in 5 deaths worldwide are caused by an unhealthy diet? Most of this risk is related to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease associated with an unhealthy diet. The good news is that this risk can be easily managed with attention to diet.

alisha virani

Alisha Virani, MS, RD, LD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.  She is also the founder of Wholesome Fuel.  She received her Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Georgia State University and holds a certificate in training for adult weight management.  Alisha possesses a wide variety of experience in medical nutrition therapy including oncology symptom management, diabetes, heart disease and weight management.  Alisha serves as a Health Education lead for the Aga Khan Health Board as well as a nutrition expert as a member of the Advisory Board of Development in Gardening, a non-profit organization.

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