Founder and Chief Nutritionist
Divya Purushotham, the Founder and Chief Nutritionist at Sano, believes that a man is truly what he eats. She is the first Indian Nutritionist to earn a Certification from Australian Strength & Conditioning Association (ASCA, Australia), for Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach. She founded Sano Holistic Nutrition Clinic to bridge the gap between the need for nutritional assistance and the accessibility of the very same. Armed with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition with specialization in Sports and Renal Nutrition from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, she set forth on this endeavor. She is also a Level 1 Kinanthropometrist from ISAK, New Zealand.
Divya believes that when one is truly disciplined to eat right and exercise regularly, then the body can function optimally and experience enhanced physical, mental and emotional well-being. As a Nutritionist, she has helped numerous corporates improve the productivity of their employees through simple dietary and lifestyle changes. She also works with many sports academies like TSPA Velachery Swimming Club, S10 Sports Medicine and High Performance Centre, Football Plus and Chennai Tennis Centre to improve their performance and results. She also featured in various newspaper articles, magazines, TV shows and Radio podcasts.
Working with a team of qualified professionals, she aims to make India fitter and healthier. Having been in this industry for over 6 years with Clinical exposure she understands the needs and wants of the client and empathizes with them to make their life better. She sets up a connection or a bond with them and walks with them through their life.
Laxmi Sri Pandrala
CEO and Chief Nutritionist
Laxmi Sri Pandrala is an expert nutritionist who has guided thousands towards ultimate well-being. Being the Co-founder and Senior dietician at Diet Unlimited, she has unlimited exposure in handling clients and their specific needs. She is the CEO at Sano Holistic Nutrition Clinic and also provides online consultation in several health portals. With a commendable experience of 8 years in Nutrition, Laxmi has set herself on a never ending journey of inspiring people to live up to their maximum potential by making healthy food choices.
Laxmi holds Masters in Dietetics and Food Service Management and is a Certified Sports and Exercise Nutritionist. She consults for Tennis Academy in Indore and has helped many players evolve through their sports journey experiencing maximum fitness and well-being. With unmatchable expertise in Genetic Test Based Nutrition Counseling and Diet Plan Preparation, she is one of the most sought after nutritionists in Bangalore. Laxmi firmly believes that every person is different and has unique needs and she always inspires her clients to honor and respect their bodies.
With the vision to educate and create awareness among the youngsters to eat the right kind of food that nourish not only the body, but also the mind and the spirit, Laxmi has willed her own way to make India the most healthiest and happiest country in the world.
Sujatha is a highly motivated Registered Dietitian (RD) and has met the Indian Dietetics Association criteria to earn the RD credential. She is one of the 10 Nutritionits who cleared the exam, May 2018 from Tamilnadu.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics from Women’s Christian College, Chennai. She then pursued Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, where she specialised in Cardio Care Nutrition. She also received the Best Outgoing Student Award and is the University Gold Medalist. She then worked as Registered Dietitian Supervised Practice Intern at PSG Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore. She has hands on clinical experience in all major specialities and also critical care nutrition.
Being a strong believer of the fact that proper nutrition guidance can help achieve holistic well-being, she enjoys combining theoretical knowledge and practical exposure, to educate clients and give them the best experience.
Sudharshana completed her Masters in Sports Nutrition from Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai. She is the 1st Nutritionist from South India to become an American Council on Exercise – Certified Personal Trainer.
She graduated from Women’s Christian College with an aim to combine her passion for sports and nutrition and thus chose to master in the very same. While at WCC, she also completed her Diploma in Human Relations.
Sudharshana has worked under the President of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) – Mumbai chapter and is also a lifetime member of the IDA. She started playing basketball at the age of 10 and continued to play even after going to college. When she moved to Bombay, she didn’t restrict herself but also trained in the Afro – Brazilian Martial Art, Capoeira. Moving back to Chennai, she wanted to try something new and started training in Mixed Martial Arts.
Having lived in Mumbai for 2 years and being born and brought up in Chennai, she is capable of understanding the food habits and cuisines of the different states. She understands the cultural variation in different cities and knows to customize each person’s food pattern accordingly.
Being a sportsperson herself, she understands the needs and wants of an athlete and can clearly put herself in their shoes. Always striving to learn more, she is carving a niche for herself in this field. She currently plays Ultimate Frisbee with Stall 7, in Chennai.
Asma Parveen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics from Justice Basheer Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, following which she continued her Master’s in same field (Nutrition, FSM & Dietetics) from Women’s Christian College, Chennai. She worked as intern at Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, and also at Government Multi-Super Specialty Hospital, Chennai. She believes she can leverage her nutrition knowledge to help others to maintain a healthy lifestyle, through clarifying the risks and benefits of health recommendations and wants to bring accurate insights of nutrition to people so that they can make better health decisions. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator from CMC, Vellore.
Abirami strongly believes that Nutrition and Exercise promotes a healthy lifestyle. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics from S.D.N.B Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai. She then pursued her Masters in Advanced Nutrition from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. She has gained experience by interning at Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Specialty Hospital, Chennai. She is certified in Food Preservation Technology and has also completed an Introductory Course on Enteral Nutrition from Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai. She also holds an online certification in Psycho Neurology from NPTEL. She is highly organized and self – motivated with a great passion for nutrition and client’s well – being.