Dr. Vandana Jain

Ophthalmologist & Healthcare Entrepreneur MBBS, MD, MBA (Stanford, USA)

Dr. Vandana Jain is a senior advisor in Fitness Vertical at FitterFly. Dr Jain is a renowned eye surgeon and Director of Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in Navi Mumbai. Dr Jain has trained in eye surgery from MEEI, Harvard USA and then pursued a MBA from Stanford GSB. Dr Jain has been instrumental in mentoring medical device start-ups in USA, running large scale social campaigns for eyecare in children and eye donation services. She has been national level sprinter in school days and is a regular at fitness sessions at gyms. While medicine is her profession, Fitness is her passion. She believes that "Fitness adoption should begin at school age". At FitterFly, she mentors the fitness team and helps with assessments for children.

Is child health fitness assessment important? Should every child undergo a Fitness Test?

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

Yes, the answer is a resounding YES. In the modern era, a child is predisposed to early onset lifestyle diseases due to lack of activity and unhealthy nutrition. The new age childhood has increased body fat, a decreased muscle strength and low aerobic power. This combination increases the risk of various diseases in young adulthood. The lifestyle diseasesaren’t a harsh, hopeless act of Nature. These diseasesarea treatable blunde... Read more

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

Fitter Mind stays in a Fitter Body: Boost the Childhood!

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

Deep down inside we all know that exercise and sports are good for the body, but did you now that physical exercise offers kids cutting edge in mental health and school studies as well? Medical research has shown that exercise is a vital ingredient for a healthy mind, good behavior, successful school academic performance and even helps in healthier social relationships with peers. HOW? Well. Do a set of push ups and then read ... Read more

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the day

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

Breakfast – meaning “Breaking the Fast”. After twelve hours of overnight fast, the first and the most important meal of the day is our breakfast. Grandmothers often emphasized on consuming a heavy breakfast before the start of our day, but do we really follow it? Our traditional Indian cuisine consists of a variety of nutrient dense breakfast recipes; however, in the recent urban life we are always in a rush to catch with our wor... Read more

  • By Dr. Vandana Jain

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