Organic Facts is your source for unbiased and reliable information on organic and healthy food. We make it easy for you to find information on all aspects of wellness and clean living. At Organic Facts, you can find out about the latest foods that are trending in the international space as well as ancient spices that have been used medicinally for centuries. We know how important it is to arm people with the right information on health not just for themselves, but also for their families and pets.
Our mission to make it easy for you to find out more about natural healing, exercising and fitness, about parenting, and about medical conditions that may affect your loved ones.
Dr. Mahesh Gopasetty
Dr. Mahesh Gopasetty is a renowned liver transplant surgeon at Fortis Hospitals in Bengaluru, India with 15 years of transplantation experience. He did his post-graduate degree in General Surgery from Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust in the UK. After this, he did his fellowship in multi-organ transplantation from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, US. Dr. Gopasetty also has contributed to research articles and case reports on surgery published in peer-reviewed international journals in the National Institutes of Health, US.
Dr. Deepak Parakkal
Dr. Deepak Parakkal, MBBS, MS, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, USA. He completed his fellowships in gastroenterology and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA. His research has focused on refining non-invasive tools to assess disease activity and response to therapy in IBD using Magnetic Resonance Imaging and multi-omics biomarker discovery approaches.
Dr. Abhijit Hazra
Dr. Abhijit Kumar Hazra, MBBS, DNB, is a senior consultant Neurosurgeon at Apollo Main Hospital, Chennai. He completed his fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Tokyo Medical University in the year 2010. Dr. Hazra’s areas of interest include endoscopic skull base surgery, full endoscopic trans-foraminal interlaminar lumbar spine surgery, and cerebrovascular surgery.
Dr. Brent Wells
Dr. Brent is an Anchorage Chiropractor who believes in treating his patients the way he would want to be treated. Born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Wells received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada and his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine degree from Western States Chiropractic College. He, his wife Coni, and their three children live in and enjoy the great outdoors in Alaska.
Scott Johnson is a naturopath, Certified Elite Essential Oil Specialist, Certified Clinical Master Aromatherapist, and a Board Certified Alternative Medical Practitioner. He has helped empower tens of thousands of individuals to realize greater wellness naturally through more than a dozen books and over 300 articles in online and print publications. He is an acclaimed international speaker and loves sharing his passion for natural medicine and essential oils with people.
Rachael Link, MS, RD is a registered dietitian who holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She is passionate about plant-based eating and enjoys creating recipes and writing about nutrition on her blog, Nutrimental.
Ossie Sharon, MS, RD is a clinical dietitian specializing in preventive and personalized nutrition, with over 20 years of experience in a variety of healthcare and research settings, including holistic nutrition and nutrigenomics. Ossie has a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University, and completed her dietetic internship at the Veterans Affairs and Mount Zion Centers, Cleveland Ohio. Twitter/Quora
Vanessa Voltolina, MS, RD is a registered dietitian nutritionist whose work focuses in healthy eating, weight loss and diets for chronic diseases. She has her master’s degree in clinical nutrition from New York University. In her spare time, she loves ice skating, cooking and playing with her dog.
Kate Bruno, RD, CPT, specializes in treating all types of eating/exercise disorders, including body image, weight, and digestive issues. As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Personal Trainer, she is passionate about helping patients find healing and recovery and offers community education/wellness, & personalized fitness training. She is also a certified LEAP therapist(food sensitivity) and works with patients who have complex health issues which are often difficult to diagnose.
Zemira Barnes, MS, works as a women, infants and children’s Nutritionist with the Georgia Department of Public Health, US and has a special interest in preventative nutrition. She received her Bachelors in Dietetics and Masters in Food/Nutritional Sciences from Tuskegee University.
Komal Singh has a Master’s of Science in Foods, Nutrition, and Dietetics. She has a vast experience in the field of Nutrition counseling, with over 15 years of experience in Dubai. She is now based in Houston, USA. Her interest lies in engaging individuals in a holistic approach to health and nutrition, by communicating nutritional science in a meaningful, achievable and simple manner.
Dr. Maneka Vig
Dr. Maneka Vig, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, is a certified dental surgeon from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India with 8 years of experience. Spearheaded the operations for a branch of one of India’s largest dental chains. She is passionate about evidence-based medical writing and its practical applications.
Janine Kelbach, Registered Nurse Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics (RNC-OB), is a freelance writer and owner of www.WriteRN.net, and she is also the Operations Manager for the Healthcare Marketing Network. Janine has been an RN since 2006, specializing in labor and delivery, and she still works part-time at a hospital. She ventured into writing in 2012. She, her husband, and her two boys reside in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ms. Afshan Shadman Ali
Ms. Afshan Shadman Ali, Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from SNDT Women’s University, is a Clinical Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator with more than 3 years of hospital experience in the field of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. It is her endeavor to help people improve their lifestyle by giving them the power to make healthy choices and stay fit.
Dr. Sandesh Krishna Bhosale
Dr. Sandesh Krishna Bhosale has completed his Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from YMT Ayurvedic Medical College (affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences) and Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration from WLC college, Mumbai affiliated to University of Wigan, United Kingdom. He works as Manager – Medical Services for NyuAyurveda.
Dr. Shilpa Thejavath
Dr. Shilpa Thejavath, MBBS, MD (Pharmacology), is currently pursuing an Advanced Management Programme in Healthcare from ISB (Indian School of Business), India 2018-19. Post MBBS, she did her residency in emergency medicine and has three years of experience in managing patients at emergency settings in tertiary care hospitals. After attaining her MD degree, she worked as a pan-India medical advisor for reputed pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Shilpa is passionate about clinical nutrition and believes that several chronic ailments and nutritional disorders can be prevented by eating the right food.
Meet the Team
We are a team which is passionate about wellness and about getting facts right. So, what are you waiting for? Come, join the wellness movement with us!
Kiran Patil, Founder
Kiran Patil is the founder of Organic Facts. He has a keen interest in health, nutrition, and organic living. He completed his B.Tech and M. Tech (Chemical Engineering) from IIT Bombay and has been actively writing about health and nutrition since over past 12 years. When not working he likes to trek and do gardening.
Meenakshi Nagdeve, Director
Meenakshi Nagdeve is a health and wellness enthusiast and started working on Organic Facts since 2012 and is currently responsible for managing it. She follows naturopathy and believes in healing with foods. She is currently pursuing Nutrition And Healthy Living
Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.
Raksha Hegde, Content Director
As a content writer for Organic Facts, it’s no surprise that Raksha Hegde loves writing and is passionate about wellness. She’s been a television reporter, a news producer, a yoga teacher, and a wellness festival curator. She’s studied journalism at Boston University and now works in her favorite city, Mumbai. When not working, you can find her doing Yoga or Instagramming.
John Staughton, Health & Nutrition Writer
John Staughton is a traveling writer, editor, and publisher who earned his English and Integrative Biology degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Urbana (USA). He is the co-founder of a literary journal, Sheriff Nottingham, and calls the most beautiful places in the world his office. On a perpetual journey towards the idea of home, he uses words to educate, inspire, uplift and evolve.
Vanya Sharma, Expert Content Collaborator
Vanya is a passionate writer with interest in the field of health, nutrition, culture, and lifestyle. She wants to spread awareness about mental health and how to tackle it. Apart from work, she spends her time reading books, watching movies, listening to music, and sometimes just collecting her thoughts. One may often find her interacting with nature and its various aspects.
Jinal Gangar, Content & Outreach Specialist
Jinal is an MBA in finance from the Mumbai University and an ex-banker. She is a wellness writer who spends her weekdays around words at Organic Facts and manages the YouTube channel and social media handles, Facebook and Instagram. On weekends, you can find her in coffee houses, movie halls, or shopping malls. Positivity drives her, and she finds peace in cooking, reading, and coffee!
Ishani Bose, Content & Culinary Outreach Specialist
An alumnus of St Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Ishani is a journalist-turned-content writer, with a passion in politics, history, fashion, food, health, arts, and culture. She is a food fanatic, who loves to try out interesting and healthy recipes in her free time. Her dream is to travel around the globe, learning and trying out different cuisines along the way.
Mahasweta Gangopadhyay, HR Manager
Mahasweta completed her M.Com. (Banking and Finance) from Mumbai University. Before joining Organic Facts, Mahasweta worked for ICICI bank in the business acquisition department, leading 25 associates. She also worked as an HR executive for MindScripts. Mahasweta likes to travel, dance, and listen to music.
Aneesh Angadi, Front End Developer
Aneesh is the youngest member of the team who joined immediately after completing his B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, SRM University, Chennai. He is the one man army who manages IT development, testing, automation, SEO and data analysis at Organic Facts. In his free time, he loves to read, solve complex mathematical problems, and convert caffeine to code!
Aliasgar Sutar, Design and Data Associate
Ali works on the infographics and images on the website. He graduated from SPDT Lions Juhu College of Arts Commerce & Science, Mumbai. He worked with SITEL India prior to Organic Facts. Outside of work, Aliasgar enjoys spending time with his family and friends and loves listening to music.
Our Guest Contributors
Dr. Camilo Diaz
Dr. Camilo is an experienced consultant dermatologist who received expert training in the USA from top hair surgeons based around the world. He completed his dermatological training with the West Midlands Deanery in 2000 and is based out of UK and is the owner of Birmingham Dermatology Clinic.
Ali Katz is a certified meditation teacher and creator of the Hot Mess to Mindful Mom brand. She has been featured on ABC, NBC, FOX News, in Family Circle Magazine, Dr. Laura and many other outlets.
Charles B. Hardy
Charles B. Hardy, the founder of dogsagainstromney.com, is an original vet with tremendous love for dogs and an owner of a little Golden Retriever. He aspires to share his experience with anyone who cares about dogs.
Jack Thompson is a self-appointed barbecue aficionado and lover of all vegan foods. He lives with his wife, Sara, their two children, and the three dogs that he did not pick out but now loves, in New Jersey. He is an ex-office workaholic who now uses his entrepreneur side to practice his culinary skills and relax with his family.
Robin Miller is the author of the best-selling cookbook ‘Quick Fix Meals’. She has a Master’s Degree in Food and Nutrition from New York University. She loves to blog about food on her website Robin Miller Cooks.
Affectionately known as “The Kombucha Mamma”, Hanna Crum is a Master Brewer, consultant and educator who empowers people to safely brew Kombucha Tea. Those who really want to perfect their homebrew can follow Hanna on Insta/Website
Ashima Goyal Siraj
Ashima believes food is nourishment for body, mind, and soul. That eating well doesn’t require fancy cooking, but mindfulness and practice. She shares simple vegan and vegetarian recipes infused with lots of love on her food blog – My Weekend Kitchen. With every recipe she publishes, she sends out a little hope that it will inspire someone to cook more often at home. Insta/Facebook
Samreedhi Goel is Nutritionist and Fitness Expert who completed BSc Nutrition and P.G Diploma in Nutrition and food technology from SNDT Mumbai. She runs her exercise studio, Size Wise, since 1999. She has also been the Consulting Nutritionist for Kellogg’s India for two years. Ms. Goel has been a fitness columnist and has been interviewed by leading publications like DNA, Times of India, Mumbai Mirror, Sunday Mid Day, Complete Wellbeing, Savvy, Femina, Vogue, Good Housekeeping, and Emirates evening post, India Abroad (USA). She is currently a columnist for Vogue India. Her mantra has always been “A good diet should build you, not break you” and firmly belongs to the anti-starvation brigade. Instagram/Twitter
Hi! I am Jui. If you love tea, vegetarian food and lots of giggles, we probably work on the same wavelength. Testing software code and food recipes are what make me happy. I have a food blog and I mostly re-create long lost Maharashtrian traditional recipes and also develop recipes that are vegan and vegetarian. Twitter/Instagram
An alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Komal is a quirky writer. She loves to add a touch of creativity to everything she does. She has a diverse background in teaching biology, working as an analyst, and freelancing as a content writer. There are only two ways she can express herself, first is words and second is dance.
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