The Great Indian Diet Book Review

RATING – 4.5/5

AUTHOR: Shilpa Shetty & Luke Coutinho

PUBLISHER: Penguin Books India


Shilpa Shetty Kundra is a popular Bollywood actor, model, entrepreneur and health enthusiast. A yoga believer, she produced a yoga DVD, and was first amongst actors making yoga ‘cool’. Since making her debut in the film Baazigar, she has appeared in nearly sixty Bollywood, Tamil, Telgu and Kannada films. Shilpa is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations, including four nominations at the Filmfare Awards. She lives in Mumbai with her husband, Raj, and her son Viaan-Raj. This is her debut book, co-authored with Luke Coutinho.

Luke Coutinho is a holistic nutritionist, speaker, and exercise physiologist, lifestyle medicine and integrative healer. Benchmarked in the top ten leading nutritionists across India and one of the top ten leading nutritionists across India and one of the top ten personal trainers across the country, Luke is also an International collaborator with Yale-Griffin, Research and Prevention Centre, C.T, USA, training partner, Nutrition Detectives. Luke currently specializes in cancer and handles cases across the globe. Luke is also author of Eat Smart, Move More, Sleep Right-Your Personal Health Coach. This is his second book.


Why run after the West when we already have the best? Join Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Luke Coutinho as they tell you just how nutritious your locally grown and sourced ingredients are and that there’s no need to look beyond borders to tailor the perfect diet. The book touches upon various food categories and not only tells you how to take care of your nutritional intake but also how to burn fat in the process. The combined experience of a professional nutritionist and an uber-fit celebrity who swears by the diet will open your eyes to why Indian food is the best in the world.


Are you ready to get back into shape? Re-start your life with a mental and physical boost? Then THE GREAT INDIAN DIET is the perfect book you should opt-for. Shilpa Shetty and Luke Coutinho have beautifully described everything which is going wrong with your diet and what needs to be done now. The book is very easy to read and understand. They have used practical recipes and local ingredients. You will be totally inspired and ready to change your life.

The book is divided into five parts. The first part is ‘Indian Food’ where they talk about the Great Indian Diet. What is it actually? The second part is ‘What Is Going Wrong?’ which tells you about the evils of the food industry and the foods that are bad for health. The third part is ‘Understand What You Eat’ in which they focus on the components of a Healthy meal from spices to salt. The fourth part is ‘Lose Weight While You Eat Right’ talks about understanding and eliminating fat, how to lose weight with the Great Indian Diet and the plan required to do it. The fifth part and the last part is ‘Cook Healthy to Stay Healthy’ in which you will get recipes including chutneys, papads and pickles for the Great Indian Diet.

The Great Indian Diet is indeed the Greatest Indian Diet ever, so grab your copies now before its all sold-out. It’s a MUST READ!

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