Ms. Krutika Nanavati- Sports Dietician & Registered Nutritionist

Ms. Krutika Nanavati is a Performance Nutrition. She is a Registered Nutritionist with Nutrition Society New Zealand. A Ph.D. Candidate, College of Health, Massey University, and a member of the East Coast Bays Football Club in Auckland, New Zealand, Ms. Krutika Nanavati is an on-field sports nutritionist who offers recovery-focused nutrition strategies. Her consultations include nutritional plans per food preferences, lifestyle, schedule, and sports activity.

By Janvi Kataria

Updated on 14th, Sep'22

Ms. Krutika Nanavati 

Qualifications: Ph.D. Candidate, M.Sc Sports Nutrition, B.Sc Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics 


 

Ms.Krutika Nanavati is one esteemed Sports Nutritionist, Ph.D. Candidate, Registered Associate Nutritionist, Certified in first aid and Phlebotomy, and Personal Trainer from American Council on Exercise.  Ms. Krutika Nanavati is an on-field sports nutritionist who offers recovery-focused nutrition strategies. Her consultations include nutritional plans per food preferences, lifestyle, schedule, and sports activity. Ms. Krutika holds a published peer-reviewed article on “Effects of Muscle damage: a narrative review” in the European Journal and won Visulasize Your Thesis Competition at Massey University. She recently joined Clinicspots as Sports Dietician/ Nutritionist. 


Education: 

  1. Ms. Nanavati is currently been taking training as a Ph.D. from the College of Health, Massey University (Year 3) in the School of Sport, Exercise, and Nutrition, 
  2. Completed M.Sc. Sports Nutrition from College of Home Science Nirmala Niketan, the University of Mumbai, with 9.63/10 CGPA and 
  3. B.Sc. Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from College of Home Science Nirmala Niketan, the University of Mumbai, with a 6.72/7.0 CGPA. 

Other Certifications 

  1. Registered Associate Nutritionist (Nutrition Society NZ)
  2. First Aid and Phlebotomy
  3. Personal Trainer from American Council on Exercise (ACE)

 

 

Experiences:

  • Ms. Krutika Nanavati has been Sports Consultant from August 2018- March 2019 in Iron Born Football Club, Mumbai (India), where she developed individual plans for the players of the U-13 team (30 Players) for their seasonal competitions as per their anthropometric measures, training patterns and durations and food preferences and schedules. She also supervised their pre and post-nutrition in-take during their training days, provided monthly reports, and adhered to their plans based on the observations. 
  • Later, from September 2019- January 2020, she was in Nutrition Faculty at VLCC Institute of Beauty and Nutrition, Navi Mumbai (India), where she conducted lectures, practicals, and workshops for students enrolled in diplomas and certifications.
    Since August 2020 (part-time) with her course Ph.D., she has been Research Assistant at HAL Project, 2Before Study, and Vegan Study, Massey University; she is actively collecting data for HAL Project through different survey methods in Primary and Intermediate schools across New Zealand and is actively involved in participant recruitment, trial registration, meal prep, and  phlebotomy for their studies at Massey University;
  • Ms. Krutika is a Sports Nutrition Consultant at East Coast Bays Football Club in Auckland, New Zealand, where she conducts Nutrition Education through workshops (parents-player engagement) where she emphasizes recommendations for dietary intake, hydration, and pre-post training intakes, and she makes dietary plans and counseling for players U-13s to U-23 based on lifestyle, schedule, food choices, training type, intensity and duration of the initial consult. 


 

Academic Achievements:

  1. Published article on “Effect of Curcumin supplementation on exercise-induced muscle damage: a narrative review” in European Journal of Nutrition (July 2022)
  2. Passed doctoral confirmation in 2021
  3. Won Visualize Your Thesis Competition at Massey University in 2020. 

 

 

            Besides academics and the field of study, Ms. Krutika has been very active in her other activities. She has been active in Sports like table tennis, where she won the gold medal, and in Football, where she was secretary of Massey University Albany Football Club 2021 and Vice-President of Sports Committee during her 2nd and 3rd Year of B.Sc and has secured the second position at CBSE West Zone Football Clusters in 2012, 2013 and participated in CBSE National Football Clusters in 2012. 


 

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