Food Synergy and Plant Based Nutrition For All Seasons
Dr. Eric Plasker interviews Smita Daya Ayurvedic Nutritionist.
Synergy and Plant Based nutrition for all seasons is important if you want to optimize your health and well being. In this intriguing and enlightening interview, Dr. Plasker and Smita Daya discuss this synergy and how you can apply it to nourish your quality of life every day and your longevity.
Smita is an Ayurvedic Chef and Nutritionist who co-owns Olea Oliva Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Tap Room in Marietta, GA with her husband Dilip, https://oleaoliva.com. Smita holds the following nutritional certifications:
“Plant-Based Nutrition” from The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and eCornell.
“Ayurvedic Chef” and “State of Health” from Hale Pule, LLC, a recognized member of National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA)
“Ayurveda Nutrition and Lifestyle” from SKK Ayurveda & Panchakarma, New Delhi, India.
Smita Daya worked in the legal field for 25 years prior to making this 100 Year Lifestyle career shift to follow her passion for healthy cooking.
Having lived in Zambia, South Africa and England, the Marietta, Georgia native creates some unique dishes and loves to “Spice Things Up’ in a healthy way. Smita learned cooking from a very young age from her grandmother and mother who taught her the importance of using super spices and how to incorporate them in everyday cooking.
Smita was recently featured as a Top Chef at the Atlanta Food Service Expo and Hospitality Foundation Education of Georgia. She has also taught cooking workshops at the Arts Institute of Atlanta and worked with Forsyth County Schools on Plant Based education.
Smita cooks with passion and loves to empower her customers to take control by making healthy food choices. It’s not difficult and it’s not about “giving up” food. Life is about making choices. Over time, making healthier choices as opposed to less healthy choices determines your path in life toward healthier outcomes, reducing the risk of disease, and promoting healthier active years as you age.
Doing the cooking workshops has helped us empower the consumers in making healthy choices where we strive to share our passion with you, the consumer in our store and online as we promote a food culture driven by nutrition, flavor, education, and excitement.