IHPA Grand Rounds – Top Ten Tips for a Healthier South Asian Diet

South Asians have a four times greater risk of heart disease than the general population.  Learn how you and your patients can stay ahead of the odds. Alisha Virani, MS, RD, LD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.  She is also the founder of Wholesome Fuel.  She received her Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Georgia State University and holds a certificate in training for adult weight management.  Alisha possesses a wide variety of experience in medical nutrition therapy including oncology symptom management, diabetes, heart disease and weight management.  Alisha serves as a Health Education lead for the Aga Khan Health Board as well as a nutrition expert as a member of the Advisory Board of Development in Gardening, a non-profit organization.