Shonali Sabherwal Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Divorced
Profession: Macrobiotic Counsellor/Chef
Hometown: Mumbai

Shonali Sabherwal

ProfessionMacrobiotic Nutritionist, Chef/Instructor, Gut Expert, Author
Famous RoleNutritionist of Katrina Kaif and Jacqueline Fernandez
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourDark Brown
Publications2012: The Beauty Diet: Eat Your Way to a Fab New You
2014: The Love Diet
2017: The Detox Diet
Awards, Honours, Achievements 2020: The Vogue ‘Best Nutritionist’
2019: The Times SheUnlimited 'Woman Entrepreneur in Health Food.'
2016: Among the top six finalists at Pharma Leaders Power Brand Awards in the category of 'India’s Most Promising Face in Diet and Nutrition' at the Annual Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit and Pharmaleaders Business Leadership Awards
Personal Life
Date of Birth [1]Bangalore MirrorYear, 1969
Age (as of 2021) 52 Years
BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom
College/University• Kushi Institute Becket Massachusetts, USA
• Marquette University
• University of Mumbai
• Mass Communication Marquette University
Educational Qualification(s) [2]LinkedIn - Shonali• Graduation in Macrobiotic Counsellor/Chef/Instructor (2006 – 2012)
• M.A. in Marketing Research (1991 – 1993)
• Diploma in Journalism (1990 – 1991)
• M.A. in Economics (1989 – 1991)
• Master of Arts
Food HabitVegan [3]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseName not known
ParentsFather- Her father was a pilot.
Mother- Name not known
Shonali Sabherwal with her mother
SiblingsBrother- Vishal Sabherwal
Shonali Sabherwal with her brother Vishal Sabherwal
Sister- Shabana Sabherwal
Shonali Sabherwal with her sister Shabana
Shonali Sabherwal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shonali Sabherwal

  • Does Shonali Sabherwal drink alcohol?: Yes [4]Facebook – Shonali
  • Shonali Sabherwal is an Indian macrobiotic nutritionist, chef/instructor, gut expert, and author. She is the Founder of Soulfood (Mumbai) and Director of the Shonaalii Sabherwal Healthier Lifestyle Options Pvt. Ltd. since 2007.
  • Shonali is India’s first practising graduate in Macrobiotics from The Kushi Institute (USA).

    Shonali Sabherwal on her graduation from the Kushi Institute, USA

    Shonali Sabherwal on her graduation from the Kushi Institute, USA

  • She works on ailments like cancer, gut health, autoimmune disease, irritable bowel disorder, and more.
  • When Shonali’s father was diagnosed with prostate and bone cancer in 1998, she looked for an alternative approach and stumbled upon macrobiotic nutrition on the internet. She trained for 10 days under the macrobiotic nutritionist, Mona Schwartz, based in Dehradun and eventually proceeded to pursue graduation in the same from the US. Her father succumbed to cancer in 2001. [5]Bangalore Mirror

    Shonali Sabherwal with her Microbiotics mentor Mona Schwartz

    Shonali Sabherwal with her Macrobiotics mentor Mona Schwartz

  • Before taking up macrobiotics as a career, Sabherwal worked as a marketing research professional for 12 years with MRAS Dun and Bradstreet, Pathfinders, Lintas, and AC Nielsen. [6]Pharma Leaders
  • After her graduation in Macrobiotics, Sabherwal also did a course in ‘Solomon Yogalates’ from Louise Solomon in Byron Bay, Australia, making her the first Solomon Yogalates teacher in India. She is also an expert in the Art of Oriental Organ Facial Diagnosis. [7]Pharma Leaders [8]LinkedIn – Shonali
  • After the demise of her father in 2001, Shonali continued her research on nutrition and was diagnosed with a slipped disk, which motivated her to shift her career to Macrobiotics in 2005. [9]Deccan Herald
  • In 2006, the Macrobiotics graduate started her business, “Soulfood,” which is a brand of retail products of ready-to-eat snacks and treats. Shonali said in an interview,

    I started catering macrobiotic meals, especially lunches, to people at work. My first five clients were friends and acquaintances.”

  • In the same year, the celebrity fitness counsellor started her own catering service, ‘Enhance,’ with macrobiotic health meals in Mumbai, by preparing just five lunches a day. Gradually, she grew her business to around 30-35 lunches and six tailor-made dinners along with conducting cookery classes and offering macrobiotic consultations and workshops on diet and lifestyle. [10]Blogger
  • In 2008, Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif saw Shonali’s Soulfood brochure and got in touch with her, which started Sabherwal’s journey with Bollywood.
  • The celebrity fitness counsellor has also been an active writer, propagating the benefits of a Macrobiotic lifestyle and more. Since 2008, Shonali has written for several media publications including The Vogue, The Hindu, Business World, The Free Press Journal, Hindustan Times, Femina, India Today, Deccan Herald, DNA, NDTV, and Indian Express Indulge, and she has also been featured in many others. [11]Shonali – official website
  • The nutritionist is also the bestselling author of 3 books, published with Penguin Random House.
  • At the launch of her second book, The Love Diet, published in 2014, Shonali announced that she would give the money made from the book sales of the first year to two NGOs – Ra Foundation and Eve Foundation. [12]The Bold and The Stylish
  • Shonali also sits as a Nutritionist on the board of Ecole Mondiale World School and Green Acres Academy in Mumbai. [13]LinkedIn – Shonali