Shivani Sikri

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Shivani Sikri
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Born (1981-08-21) August 21, 1981 (age 42)
Spouse(s)Siddharath Sikri
ChildrenUdayan Sikri
  • Ravinder Dhingra (father)
  • Anita Dhingra (mother)

Shivani Sikri (born August 21, 1981) is an internationally renowned award-winning dietician, nutritionist, columnist, blogger, and nutrigenomics counselor based in New Delhi.[1][2] Shivani is best known as the co-founder of Nutri4Verve,[3] her online clinic where she provides customized dietary and nutrition guidance to her clients.[4][5]

Sikri has been honored with several accolades, including the Best Dietitian in Delhi and the Sattva Iconic Wellness Award 2021.[6][7]

Early life and education

Sikri was born in 1981 to Ravinder Dhingra, father, and Anita Dhingra, mother, as the only child born and brought up in New Delhi. Shivani belongs to a family of nutrition and fitness enthusiasts, which gave her an impetus to take it up as a profession. Sikri’s maternal grandfather is a renowned Ayurvedic doctor, her mother is a gymnast and yoga enthusiast, and her father is a fitness enthusiast and sports person.

Influenced by her family background, Shivani realized the importance of a healthy lifestyle in one’s overall well being. Understanding the relevance of quality nutrition, adequate exercise, quality sleep, detoxification and hydration, Sikri took the plunge to pursue her career in the field of Nutrition and Wellness.[8][9]

Sikri holds a postgraduate in Nutrition and Health Education followed by a PG diploma in Public Health and Nutrition.[10] She has also done another diploma in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics. To further enhance her knowledge, Shivani pursued an advanced course in "Nutrigenomics for Professionals in Nutrition" from the USA.[11]


Sikri is the Co-Founder and Chief Nutritionist at Nutri4Verve, with more than a decade of experience.[12][13] She is a strong advocate of home-cooked food that she combines with a nutrition-rich diet to cater to her clients’ weight loss goals.[14][15] Shivani’s dietary guidance also works on the reversal and management of a clinical condition one might have.[16][17] To date, Sikri has helped transform thousands of lives, from millennials to golden-agers.[18] She recommends and supports Indian versions of popular international diets such as the Keto Diet, Intermittent Fasting, Paleo, and other top international fat loss diets.[19][20]

Sikri’s forte includes providing therapeutic diets with an emphasis on diabetes, thyroid, cholesterol, PCOD, PCOS, post-pregnancy[21][22] and other metabolic diseases through lifestyle management.[23][24] Before recommending a diet that would suit their needs, Shivani takes into account her clients’ lifestyle, medical and family history, personal constraints, and preferences.[25][26]

Besides her degree in nutrition, Shivani has also done a number of certification courses pertaining to modern lifestyle diseases, alcohol and its effects on health, and HIV/AIDS.[27][28] She has also completed specialized online certificates from Texas, USA in Infant and Toddler Nutrition as well as the intricacies of osteoporosis.[29][30]

Shivani has been featured in the TV Health-Info Series – "Kilkari" as a "Nutrition expert", spanning over 12 episodes. She is also a regular speaker for the Health & Fitness video series on the Tata 1MG Youtube Channel.[31] Sikri also showed her presence as an eminent speaker at "Food and nutrition during COVID", conducted in cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.[32]

Sikri has also acted as a judge and presenter for food and nutrition workshops in eminent Delhi schools, corporates and colleges.[33] She has been giving her expert views on various health and nutrition columns for eminent platforms, including the Times of India, Femina,[34][35][36] The New Indian Express,[37][38][39] Elle Magazine, and The Daily Guardian.[40] Shivani is also a life member of the Nutrition Society of India.[41]


Sikri has conducted several free workshops and seminars for NGOs and extended her services for free medical and health checkups in times of need.[42][43] She has shared her valuable expertise on the special occasions of Independence Day and World Cancer Day.[44][45]

Awards and Recognition

Sikri was awarded as the Best Dietitian in Delhi at the International Healthcare Summit 2017. She also emerged as the Winner-Superstar: Excellence in Diet & Nutrition at the Indian Health Professional Awards 2017.

Shivani was also presented with the prestigious Sattva Iconic Wellness Award 2021. Her company, Nutri4Verve, was named one of the 20 Most Promising Clinical Nutritionist and Dietetics Clinics in Silicon India Magazine.[46]

Sikri was also felicitated in the "Women Achievers 2021" by Apekshasandesh (formerly known as Apeksha News Network).[47]

Personal life

In 2006, Sikri got married to Siddharath Sikri, who is also a founding member of Nutri4Verve.[48] The couple has a son, Udayan Sikri, who is currently studying in his 9th grade as of 2022.[49]


In the media



  1. "Shivani Sikri, Founder, and Chief Nutritionist, Nutri4Verve explains why being fat is associated with a myriad of negative stereotypes". MediCircle. 15 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  2. "Have Trouble Falling Asleep? Eat These 10 Foods Before Bed & Sleep Tight All Night". iDiva. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  3. "Influencive - Unconventional Wisdom from Influential Minds". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  4. Frometa, R. J. (5 June 2021). "NUTRI4VERVE : Chief Nutritionist Shivani Sikri reveals 12 tips for not gaining weight after 40". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  5. "Latest News, Breaking News, Political News, Online News, Elections, Bollywood, Sports and Coronavirus News | APNLive". APN News. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  6. Sikri, Shivani (24 October 2019). "Shivani Sikri has been Awarded – "Best Dietician in Delhi INDIA"". EIN Presswire. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  7. "Nutri4verve Personalized Diet Plan". JUST MANEESH. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  8. "It is important that women support and encourage one another: Shivani Sikri". Apeksha Sandesh. 15 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  9. "Fitness Wonder – Coconut Oil - Zigverve". 9 November 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  10. "Nutritionist Shivani Sikri". TheStyle.World | Fashion | Food |Travel |Lifestyle. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  11. "10 expert tips to lose weight from your backside". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  12. "Nutri4Verve: Chief Nutritionist Shivani Sikri guides 10 Best Probiotic Foods that are great for your body - The Hear UP". 4 September 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  13. "Anti Ageing: वर्जिन कोकोनट ऑयल झुर्रियों को करता है दूर, बालों को बनाता है सुंदर". HerZindagi (in हिन्दी). 1 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  14. "Giving Up Dairy Products?". TheHealthSite. 1 June 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  15. Team, Editorial (3 April 2021). "Emotional Hunger | Self-analysis of your Hunger pangs". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  16. "Benefits of Lemon Water on Empty Stomach; Here's How to Prepare It". News18. 15 June 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  17. "Want To Maintain Firm And Toned Skin? Nutritionist Shares Myths And Facts Related To Beauty Drinks". Onlymyhealth. 1 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  18. "5 Tips That Can Help You Relieve Constipation Effectively". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  19. "10 foods to avoid when you are feeling tired". Hindustan Times. 27 May 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  20. "A nutritionist explains how to control your cravings and build a healthy relationship with food". Healthshots. 23 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  21. "Pregnancy Diet: What To Eat When You're Trying To Conceive". MissMalini | Latest Bollywood, Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle News. 15 April 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  22. Pangeni, Vinita (26 November 2019). "क्या प्रेगनेंसी में मकई/भुट्टा (कॉर्न) खा सकते हैं? | Pregnancy Me Makka Ya Bhutta Khana". MomJunction (in हिन्दी). Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  23. "Post-Holi Diet Plan: Try These Nutritionist Verified Tips To Detoxify Your Body Naturally". Onlymyhealth. 29 March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  24. ਸਾਂਝਾ, ਏਬੀਪੀ (10 May 2021). "Children on Covid19: ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਦੀ ਤੀਜੀ ਲਹਿਰ ਚੋਂ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਬਚਾਉਣਾ ਬੇਹੱਦ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ, ਮਾਹਰਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਜਾਣੋ ਕਿਹੜੀਆਂ ਚੀਜ਼ਾਂ ਕਰਨਗੀਆਂ ਮਦਦ". (in ਪੰਜਾਬੀ). Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  25. "Facts about the benefits of the gluten-free diet". Financialexpress. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  26. "BW Healthcare: Industry News and Information from Healthcare Industry". Bw Healthcareworld. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  27. Bhasin, Shriya (6 June 2021). "COVID-19: Do we really miss Jaadu Ki Jhappi? Can we do without touch?". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  28. "10 Mistakes People Make While Following The Paleo Diet—As Told By A Nutritionist". MissMalini | Latest Bollywood, Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle News. March 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  29. "20 fat-burning foods to fire up your metabolism". Healthshots. 11 July 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  30. "Online Press Release Distribution site | Business Wire India". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  31. Bhasin, Shriya (6 June 2021). "The impact of COVID-19 on mental health at work". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  32. "8 Common Mistakes To Avoid In Order To Preserve Your Food Longer in Summers". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  33. "कोरोना: थर्ड वेव से बच्‍चों को बचाएं, एक्‍सपर्ट से जानें क्‍या चीजें करेंगी मदद". आज तक (in हिन्दी). 10 May 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  34. "How Much Sugar Is Too Much Sugar?". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  35. "What Should You Eat To Be In Good Shape?". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  36. "What Should You Eat To Be In Good Shape?". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  37. "What should you do for your constipated baby?". The Indian Express. 22 February 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  38. "When should your child see a speech therapist? Here are some cues". The Indian Express. 24 April 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  39. "Post-pregnancy nutrition, diet and weight loss tips for new moms". The Indian Express. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  40. Sikri, Shivani (8 March 2021). "10 WAYS TO RELIEVE ACID REFLUX". The Daily Guardian. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  41. "Sustainable Food For Better Health". TheHealthSite. 5 June 2022. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  42. Pioneer, The. "Keep Away from these foods". The Pioneer. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  43. "दुबली-पतली महिलाएं वजन बढ़ाने के लिए खाएं ये फूड्स, जल्‍द दिखेगा असर". HerZindagi (in हिन्दी). 23 February 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  44. "Can Vitamin D help you lose weight?". Financialexpress. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  45. "Is Drinking Wine Good Or Bad For Your Health? Listen What Expert Says |". TheHealthSite. 7 May 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  46. Clinic, Nutri4verve : Online Weight Loss Diet (26 October 2020). "Shivani Sikri honoured as GUEST SPEAKER at Poshan Abhivan Food". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  47. "Menopause: is it inevitable to gain weight?". Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  48. "Chief Nutritionist at Nutri4verve, Shivani Sikri : Tips on Nutrition and Diet for Sports Persons & Athletes". Mid-day. 14 May 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2022.
  49. Langton, Michelle (8 August 2019). "Nutri4Verve's Chief Nutritionist Shivani Sikri Offers Excellent Dietician Services to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle". Bigtime Daily. Retrieved 15 July 2022.

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