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The NEW LIFE - Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching

Welcome to THE NEW LIFE! Our personalised Nutrition & Lifestyle Coaching program.

We want to support and lead you to your healthiest life, where your vigour for life is enhanced and your happiness and fulfilment is the focus.

At Down 2 Hearth, we offer personalised nutrition and lifestyle coaching for people who would like to:
  • Lose weight in a healthy & sustainable way.
  • Reverse lifestyle diseases such as Cholesterol, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, PCOD, Thyroid etc.
  • Improve their autoimmune conditions.
  • Transition to a healthy plant-based diet.
  • Be in preventive mode and avoid getting health problems in the future.
  • Enhance their overall health and energy levels.
  • Provide a sound nutritional foundation for their children.
Our coaching programs are personally conducted by Vinita Contractor, Holistic Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach, who specialises in using plant-based nutrition combined with key elements from Natural Hygiene and other holistic practices to improve your physical, mental and spiritual health.

Vinita has worked with several clients with diabetes, hypertension, thyroid, PCOS, obesity, auto-immune and hormonal disorders and even cancer. Through a holistic approach, reversal of chronic lifestyle diseases is a reality.



You will have the opportunity to:
  • Be personally guided and coached by Vinita, Certified Holistic Nutritionist & Lifestyle coach.
  • Understand how to use food as medicine.
  • Tune in to your body and prevent or reverse diseases. Lifestyle diseases can be reversed, negative effects of autoimmune diseases can be lessened.
  • Become your best version ever. YOU deserve a life of perfect health and wellness, your friends and family a happier and healthier you.
  • Benefit from a holistic approach which takes into account the physical, mental and spiritual aspect of health; not just food and nutrition but also lifestyle and the mind- body connection.
  • Spend less time and money on medicines and doctor visits every year.
  • Track your weekly progress and be inspired to do better every day.
  • Enroll in any of our nutrition programs, and get 10 %-15% discount on our cooking workshops.
  • Get access to Down 2 Hearth's exclusive monthly newsletters and stay informed on the latest tips on nutrition and wellness.
- 1 hour session

You would choose this program if:
  • You need a prod in the right direction to get started on your health journey on your own OR
  • You would like to get a general idea of the diet, the way ahead, meet in-person and then decide which program you need to sign up for. The amount for this 1 hour appointment will be adjusted with the actual program (4/8/12 weeks) you sign up for.
In this program, you will receive a nutritional consultation in a single 1-hour in-person session with Vinita where you will be given:
  • a detailed understanding of the pillars of our approach- whole food plant-based diet with elements from Nature Hygiene/ Cure.
  • a basic diet plan and general guidelines in terms of nutrition.
  • resources you can access independently to help you get started in the right direction.

In case you are not based in Mumbai or India, the session can be done via Skype or Whatsapp Video call.
INR 2500
1 month / 4 weeks

Choose this program if you would like to:
  • Up your health quotient and take to your current health to the next level. Enjoy higher energy levels, feel lighter, improve digestion etc. AND/ OR
  • Resolve digestive/ gut issues
Details of this program:
  • A single 1-hour session with Vinita in-person &
  • Three (3) weekly 30-minute follow up sessions on phone
In case you are not based in Mumbai or India, the first session and subsequent follow up calls can be done via Skype or Whatsapp Video call.

In this 4-week program, your current health condition will be evaluated and a personalised plan will be made with regards to dietary and lifestyle changes for a healthier you. You will be given a detailed understanding of the pillars of our approach which is a whole food plant-based diet combined with key elements from Nature Hygiene/ Cure and other holistic practices. You will be given weekly support to ensure you achieve your health goals.

You will receive:
- Nutritional guidance
- A personalised diet plan addressing your health condition
- Recipes and resources
- Exercise schedule tailored to suit your body type and lifestyle.
- Weekly challenges to help you stay focused and motivated.
- Regular support, motivation and guidance through email/ phone.
- 10 % discount on any 1 cooking workshop you attend within 6 months.


Rs 6000/-
2 months / 8 weeks

Choose this program if you would like to:
  • Reverse a lifestyle disease such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol AND/ OR
  • Lose about 5-6 kgs in a sustainable manner
This 8-week program is designed to reverse lifestyle diseases in a sustainable way. This program will also help you rebuild your physical, mental, and emotional health.

Details of this program:
  • A single 1-hour session with Vinita in- person &
  • Seven (7) weekly 30-minute follow up sessions on phone.
In case you are not based in Mumbai or India, the first session and subsequent follow up calls can be done via Skype or Whatsapp Video call.

You will be given a detailed understanding of the pillars of our approach which is a whole food plant-based diet combined with key elements from Nature Hygiene/ Cure and other holistic practices. You will be given weekly support to ensure you achieve your health goals.

You will receive:

- Nutritional guidance - A personalised diet plan addressing your health condition
- Recipes and resources
- Exercise schedule tailored to suit your body type and lifestyle.
- Guidance for other holistic practices depending on condition and capacity.
- Weekly challenges to help you stay focused and motivated.
- Regular support, motivation and guidance through email/ phone.
- Exclusive access to online resources and curated material that will give you a clearer understanding of your health and help you reach your goals faster.
- 15 % discount on any 2 cooking workshop you attend within 6 months.

Additionally, you will also be monitored by a plant-based medical doctor at regular intervals of the program, who will work with Vinita to assess your medicinal and dietary requirements and who will decide when to reduce or stop medication. (Fees payable at actuals directly to the doctor)

INR 12000
3 months / 12 weeks

Choose this program if you would like to:
  • Reverse/ manage hormonal/ autoimmune disorders such as PCOS, Thyroid AND/ OR
  • Lose about 8-10 kgs in a sustainable manner
This 12-week program is designed to reverse or manage /improve levels of hormonal disorders/ autoimmune diseases in a sustainable way. This program will also help you rebuild your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health

Details of this program:
  • A single 1-hour session with Vinita in- person &
  • Eleven (11) weekly 30-minute follow up sessions on phone.
In case you are not based in Mumbai or India, the first session and subsequent follow up calls can be done via Skype or Whatsapp Video call.

You will be given a detailed understanding of the pillars of our approach which is a whole food plant-based diet combined with key elements from Nature Hygiene/ Cure and other holistic practices. You will be given weekly support to ensure you achieve your health goals.

You will receive:

- Nutritional guidance - A personalised diet plan addressing your health condition.
- Recipes and resources
- Exercise schedule tailored to suit your body type and lifestyle.
- Guidance for other holistic practices depending on condition and capacity.
- Weekly challenges to help you stay focused and motivated.
- Regular support, motivation and guidance through email/ phone.
- Exclusive access to online resources and curated material that will give you a clearer
understanding of your health and help you reach your goals faster.
- 15 % discount on any 3 cooking workshops you attend within 6 months.

Additionally, you will also be monitored by a plant-based medical doctor at regular intervals of the program, who will work with Vinita to assess your medicinal and dietary requirements and who will decide when to reduce or stop medication. (Fees payable at actuals directly to the doctor)

INR 16,000 (inclusive of 1 online session with medical doctor)

After completion of any our 4/ 8 or 12 week programs, if you would like to have continued support, feel free to sign up for any of the additional packages below:
  • 4 weeks add-on program
    INR 3500/-
    4 weekly telephonic follow up sessions (30 mins each)

  • 8 weeks add-on program
    INR 6000/-
    8 weekly telephonic follow up sessions (30 mins each)


- In these add-on programs, Vinita will re-evaluate your progress with respect to the program you had previously enrolled in.
- Based on your progress and health condition, she will continue to guide, support and motivate through holistic approaches as well as dietary advice to get you to the next level and to keep you on track.

Go through the various programs (REBOOT, REGAIN, REVITALIZE, RESTORE) available. Choose the one that matches your needs/ health goal the most. If you are not sure what program to sign up for you can also book REBOOT- a 1 hour appointment and then we can decide on the program you need to be on and the amount for the 1 hour appointment will be adjusted with the actual program you sign up for.

Please bear in mind it usually takes at least 2 -3 months to significantly see levels/ markers/ symptoms reduce or reverse lifestyle, hormonal, autoimmune diseases or to lose weight in a healthy way.


STEPS
  1. Fill in Client Information and consent form for Vinita to understand and analyse your level of health, case history, lifestyle, food habits etc.
  2. Submit the Essential Blood Reports (not older than 6 months) OR New blood tests will need to be done as per the list below
  3. and emailed to [email protected]
  4. Go through the Medical & Legal Disclaimer as well as the Payment Notice before you make a payment.
  5. Make an online payment and register for the program. You can also make a bank transfer. Email on [email protected] to get bank details
  6. Set up the time for your 1st appointment at a mutually convenient time for you and Vinita.
You will have your first in-person appointment (in case you are not based in Mumbai or India, the first appointment can be done via Skype or Whatsapp Video call) with Vinita. A roadmap will be created to your health, taking into account your current health condition/ issue, blood test results, lifestyle, food habits, health goals etc.

In subsequent sessions, Vinita will use holistic techniques to achieve your goal, focussing on diet, exercise and lifestyle.

She will track your weekly progress, through email, phone/Skype/ Whatsapp call at predetermined times and suggest changes to your nutrition, exercise plan and lifestyle based on your progress and capacity. Vinita will respond to queries/ doubts via email or during your phone follow up sessions with her.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have started off with a program the follow up sessions need to be completed within the stipulated number of weeks. A maximum extension of 1 week can be given for extenuating circumstances.

You can gift a nutrition consultation to your loved/near ones - so that they start living their best lives yet.

They will be given a detailed understanding of the pillars of our approach which is a whole food plant-based diet combined with a few elements from Natural Hygiene. They will be given a basic diet plan and general guidelines in terms of the nutrition and directed to resources that will help them get started on the right track.

Gift consultation sessions comprise of a single 1-hour in-person nutrition consultation with Vinita Contractor.

Rs. 2500/-

These should be all the latest ones- not more than 2 months old.

If you do not have the latest Lab Reports please get the following Essential tests done and any relevant Conditional tests.

You could get the Thyrocare Arogyam 1.4 package which includes all the Essential tests for Rs. 1800. You could call them 022-30903013/022-30903064 and their representative will come to collect your blood sample to your place of choice; work and home. They email the reports as well deliver a hard copy to your address.
Essential Reports:
  • CBC, ESR
  • Liver Function tests
  • Kidney function tests
  • Lipid profile
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Homocysteine, Vit B12 and Vit D
  • HbA1c
Conditional Reports:
  • Blood Pressure (for all adults).
  • Fasting Blood Sugar and PPBS if you have Diabetes.
  • Routine Stool (if relevant)
  • Routine Urine (if relevant)
  • ECG (if relevant)
  • All other test reports that you may have.

The information contained within the Down 2 Hearth website is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice such as a Medical Doctor, Psychiatrist, or counselor. The information provided by Down 2 Hearth and the health coach behind the website, Vinita Contractor does not constitute medical, legal, financial or professional advice neither is it intended to be. Any decisions you make, and the consequences thereof are your own. Under no circumstances can you hold Vinita Contractor or Down 2 Hearth liable for any actions that you take. You agree not to hold Down 2 Hearth or Vinita Contractor liable for any loss or cost incurred by you, or any person related or associated with you, as a result of materials or techniques, or coaching, offered by Vinita Contractor and Down 2 Hearth.

The information on this website or expressed during session or elsewhere by Vinita Contractor is not intended to be medical advice. This information shown on the website or expressed during sessions is intended to be general information with respect to common health and life issues, it intended to inspire and motivate you to make decisions surrounding your health and dietary needs. The information is intended for educational and information purposes only. You should not rely on any of this information on this website or provided by Vinita Contractor to determine dietary changes, a medical diagnosis or course of treatment. Readers and clients should perform their own research and make decisions in partnership with their own health care providers. Information is offered in good faith - you do not have to use this information and you are to use it at your own risk.

>Health and life coaching is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition. It is not intended to substitute for the advice, treatment and/or diagnosis of a licensed professional, such as an MD. Trained health coaches may not make any medical diagnoses, claims and/or substitute for your personal physical care.

Any statements or claims about possible health benefits obtained from any foods or supplements mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Vinita Contractor and Down 2 Hearth are not acting in a capacity of a doctor, licensed dietician, licensed nutritionist, psychologist or other licensed or registered professional. Vinita Contractor does not diagnose, does not provide a second opinion or in any way attempt to alter the treatment plans or therapeutic goals and recommendations of your personal physician, therapist, counselor or other licensed professional. Vinita Contractor and Down 2 Hearthare not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services and will not diagnose, treat or cure in any manner whatsoever any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body.

Down 2 Hearth reserves the right to refuse service for any reason. Rates are guaranteed and not to change with exception to 'specials'. All information shared for billing or for sessions is held confidential. Your personally identifiable information is never sold, traded, or given away.

Results are not guaranteed. Vinita Contractor and Down 2 Hearth hold no responsibility for the actions, choices, or decisions take nor made by the client.

Diagnosing psychological or medical conditions is for trained medical professionals (Physicians and Therapists), not for a health coach or a life coach.

As your health coach the role of Vinita Contractor is to partner with you to provide ongoing support and accountability, to listen and to give you space as you create an action plan to meet and maintain your health and life goals. Actions taken based on sessions or information on this website must be taken at your own risk.


  • Payment is due in full at-least 48 hours prior to any appointment or commencement of package treatments.
  • All packages will have to be utilized within the stipulated time period, from the first session. Sessions beyond the time period will be charged as individual sessions.
  • Appointments booked through the website are subject to cancellation if payment is not received in full 48hours prior to the appointment.
  • There will be no refunds once consultation has been provided.
  • All packages/ fees are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy

  • A 48 hour cancellation notice is required. Sessions cancelled with less than 48 hours will be charged in full. Thank you for your consideration.
  • No refunds will be given for unused prepaid sessions. All prepaid sessions are non-transferrable and will expire after six months.
  • Your time slot is reserved exclusively for you.
  • Please arrive promptly to obtain your full session.

Confidentiality

  • No information will be released to anyone without a written authorization from you.
  • You have a right to be allowed access to a summary of my record about you.
  • The case details without identity may be used for training and research purposes.

Minors

  • Appointments for children under age 18 require written consent from the parent or guardian, who must accompany them at each visit.

Insurance

  • I do not file insurance or any other third party claims. Insurance companies in India do not usually cover alternative therapy.

My approach

  • I believe that individuals have the right to choose or practice alternative or complementary self-improvement

'The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition - Thomas Edison'