For Immediate Release, Mumbai March , 2018: For the past couple of years, March 8 is marked as International Women’s Day, which commemorates the various accomplishments of women in all circles of life.  Comprehending the significance of an all-inclusive healthy lifestyle for women, Digestive Health Institute (DHI) by Dr. Muffi, celebrated this occasion by organizing an informative seminar specially conducted for the female employees of Ambassador’s Sky Chef in Mumbai.

Lack of optimum nutrition is a mounting health snag amongst the women in India. Speedy urbanization, physical idleness and access to unhealthy fast food have all majorly contributed to the escalating cases of obesity and other health issues in women.The key objective behind conducting the event on the occasion of Woman’s day was to create more awareness pertaining to the importance of health and nutrition lacking amongst the females of the current age.The event aimed at acquainting the female audience about the significance of salubrious lifestyle through health, hygiene and nutrition.

The event that was held at the Ambassador’s Sky Chef Office space in Mumbai was inaugurated by Dr. Tanvi Ghole, General Physician and Hospital Administer and Amrita Parab,Nutritionist & Patient Relationship Manager at Digestive Health Institute by Dr.Muffi by kindling the lamp of wellness. After a brief introductory session with the audience comprising of 30 female employees from Ambassador’s Sky Chef, a mass discourse was conducted through a Q&A round to interpret the plausible reasons to achieve the goal of wellness and healthy living for both homemakers and working professionals. Dr. Tanvi Ghole apprised the audience about the repercussions of Obesity and how this disease triggers or fuel other lifestyle diseases. These diseases turns out to be the key contributors to an unbalanced livingin the contemporary times.The audience were also educated about the contribution of nutrition, daily dietary intake, optimum sugar and oil consumption, portion control, role of home-made edibles, food at work place and the benefaction of balanced diet by Ms.Amrita Parab.

The seminar was followed by specialised medical consultation for each employee with an aim to analyse the health problems on an individual basis by calculating and checking each person’s BMI ratio, blood sugar and blood pressure level. Continuing to the process of health analysis and consultation, Digestive Health Institute by Dr.Muffi invited the employees for a free consultation at their clinic from March 8, 2018 to March 15, 2018.

Keeping into consideration, the endeavours of woman in balancing both work and home, it is higly essential to formulate and execute wellness regimes so that the Myth about ‘Men are more Stronger and Healthier than Woman’ can be eradicated.This health initiative by Digestive Health Institute by Dr. Muffi is a big step for the betterment of health amongst the females at a macro level.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, Founder & Chief Surgeon of Digestive Health Institute by Dr. Muffi, says, “Celebrating International Women’s Day is an opportunity to recognize the success and achievements of women, the most crucial players of our country and by bestowing them with health awareness will only help better their day. Through our insightful seminar we aim to educate and awaken the women on often neglected aspects like the right kind of health and nutrition, thus safeguarding a fortified lifestyle for them.”

“Women are core of our business and our greatest assets.  Their wellbeing is of paramount importance to our organisation and hence we thought of celebrating women’s day by gifting Digestive Health Institute’s wellness session for them”, said Mr. Vincent Braganza, General Manager – Operations -Ambassador’s Sky Chef-Mumbai.


Digestive Health Institute is dedicated to delivering comprehensive and end –to–end holistic solutions across four spheres – diagnostic, preventive, surgical and continuum, with core emphasis on the treatment of disorders related to digestion and the gastrointestinal tract. We are focused on providing every patient with a customized, medically-certified, sustainable and holistic solution.

Digestive Health Institute was founded in 2004 as Centre for Obesity and Digestive Surgery, by Dr Muffazal Lakdawala; for over a decade, CODS gave a second chance at life to patients suffering from almost any gastrointestinal disease, by using cutting-edge technology and holistic care. Dr Lakdawala, who is one of the top bariatric surgeons in Asia is well-recognized and highly respected within the international community for his pioneering work in the field of gastrointestinal diseases. He is the go-to expert for minimal access surgery and brings best-in-class skills to his practice. Dr Lakdawla is also a pioneer in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery.

Relaunching CODS as Digestive Health Institute in early 2017 has been very significant as Dr Lakdawala assumes presidency of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders – Asia Pacific (IFSO APC) this year. Under his guidance and leadership by example, our team has also broadened its experience and expertise in laparoscopic surgery to all disorders related to digestion and the gastrointestinal tract as well as oncological procedures.



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