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“Your are only as HAPPY  as your BODY  is. REGAIN HOPE and HEALTH.   I can HELP you.”

Hi! My name is Deepa and I’m here to help you regain your hope, health and balance through nutrition and support!

We may be connected by soul, but our bodies behave differently!

I know that I found no resolution to my health challenges in spite of trying so many things. Why was the best of the best unable to resolve things? Why were my labs within range most of the time, but I was still not “functional”? Even if you and I have the same condition, our approach to balance might not be the same. Your history and triggers are so different to my history and my triggers. Your digestion is unique to you. Your immune capability is different to mine. The toxins to which you are exposed are different to what I am exposed to. What is inflammatory to you is unique. The deficiencies to which you are prone to are different to what I may be susceptible to. How your body produces energy is unique to you. Your ability to breakdown and detoxify toxins is unique to you. Your hormones and how they work in tandem is unique to you, and how they do not work in balance and impact you is also unique to you. Has there been impact to your body structurally which impact you in a unique way? How well you sleep is unique to you? All of this has contributed to how “functional” you are today, at this moment. Functional Nutrition understand this “bio-individuality”. There is no one size fits all.

There is no Magicpill that can fix you. But there sure is a way to take charge and I can help you find the confidence you need to transform

about me

I don't promise you the moon! But will help you transform your health!

a Many would offer you a magical diet to transform not me.

a There is no replacement for hard-work and baby steps to transform your health

a Transforming your health is a journey not a destination .

a I can relate to your challenges and understand the obstacles

a I am one among you who has experienced the same challenges you are going through

a I can empathise your predicament and prejudices in taking your health challenges by its horn.

a Don't lose hope.. I am here to take you by hand and guide you on this journey .

what are my credentials that qualifies me to help you fix your health challenges and transform your life.

I am a qualified Functional Nutritionist.

I have been a Yoga Acharya for over two decades, a Functional Nutritionist and a Certified Food & Spirit Practitioner. She brings together two decades of her experience in therapeutic & transformational Yoga and deep learning in Functional Medicine Nutrition to her practice Phytothrive. Functional Medicine has been listed as the No.1 trend for 2019 by the Forbes magazine and is at the forefront of cutting edge healthcare today. Phytothrive focuses on merging together the deep rationality of the Functional Medicine world with the deep symbolism of Yoga and Ancient Wisdom. Deepa brings together the masterful understanding of the human anatomy with cohesive understanding of Physiology to offer what can be classified as true bio-individual mind, body & spirit nutrition.

When Stalwarts of Functional Medicine Appreciates You. Dr. Mark Hyman Shares my post in appreciation.

Humbling is when you are recognised

"My friend, Deepa Kannan, explains the best ancient tools accessible to most of us at home to help support our glymphatic system.!" - Dr Mark Hyman, M.D

When YourStory becomes a change maker.. You feel gratitude.!

Gratitude is when YourSory becomes a change maker in others life.!

"Deepa Kannan is a functional nutritionist and yoga teacher, who believes in the interconnection of all body systems. Her brand Phytothrive Functional Nutrition Redefine is pioneering a movement in functional nutrition. Deepa has been sharing her expertise on food, nutrition, and health. In fact, she has been instrumental in providing readers with various tips and ideas on how to cope with the coronavirus pandemic — from immunity-boosting foods and drinks, staying healthy during the lockdown, to dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression".
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Deepa Kannan featured on Journeysdream podcast

Begin your health journey with some of my free videos below to understand your body and connect with your body!

Begin your journey with baby steps..

a Don't leap.. just walk with your body to health

a Follow one path, try not to embrace everything everybody offers.

a Be your own judge and do not allow others to judge your health journey

a Rome was not built in a day.. so is your health can't be transformed in few days.

a Remember, the body reached this stage through your own actions.. so own it up and promise to yourself to transform

a Accept empathise not sympathy.. Remember no one is perfect in the world. Every one of us have some challenges.

a Last but not least.. have immense faith in your capabilities to transform .

Listen to the Podcast Sleepwhisperer by Deepa

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Thank you all for enjoying the Phytothrive journey. It’s time to say goodbye to it.

When Phytothrive began many years ago, my focus was purely on Functional Medicine, and I felt entrusted to share the knowledge of this in India, where it was quite unknown. Since then, I have gone through a process of unlearning and relearning, both professionally and personally.

I very much knew that the true essence of healing lies in India, the sacred land of yoga and Ayurveda. This inner discovery shed the light of needing to come back to the source where I began more than two decades ago, which was within the magical space of eastern ancient wisdom. I will be doing this on this very account which is now @ohahealth

Since then I have fully integrated Ayurveda and Functional Medicine, and my work has taken a new expression. I hope you will be with me and watch it unfold as Oha.

Oha is a word from The Rig Vedas, in Sanskrit with profound meanings including knowledge, excellence and the ability to bring things closer.

A new journey begins with this letting go and releasing, while embracing something new, and brings forth the promise of a whole lot more. I pray you will continue to be a part of this new journey!

Book Acquisition by HarperCollins India

Here’s that exciting news I spoke about to coincide with the one year anniversary of The Sleep Whisperer Podcast! Writing a book and becoming part of that magical group of authors is a dream!

Three years ago I wrote a book which I titled Sleep Whisperer, looking at sleep from a very in depth perspective, and tying together the cutting-edge science of functional medicine and eastern ancient wisdom. The story of how I wrote that book is indeed magical and a mixture of spiritual guidance and astrology(by my spiritual guide and mentor Shyam @himalayan.yogi ). It’s also been a lot of sacrifice and hard work during times that were stressful, challenging and testing in all ways.

The journey of the book from concept to acquisition is also a magical path which I will share much later. For now, I’m just humbled, grateful and quite simply excited to announce that the book has been acquired by Sonal Nerurkar @sonal_nerurkar of @harpercollinsin HarperCollins India! Sonal’s faith in the book has been unwavering and I’ll forever be grateful for it. I can’t wait for the final book release next year!

None of this would be possible without the trust, hard work, dedication and patience of my most beautifully warm literary agent Jayapriya Vasudevan @jayapriyavasudevan of Jacaranda Literary Agency. I cannot put into words what her belief in the book and being my warrior for it means to me.

I’m also deeply grateful for the dear colleagues and mentors who have made contributions to the book. That is a surprise for later! You can follow everything about the sleep podcast and book at @mysleepwhisperer

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The essence of any nutrition is for restoration of balance in your health. Find the right balance with Phytothrive’s unique bioindividual approach to nutrition.

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