Rohini Bajekal

Rohini Bajekal

Nutritionist and Co-Author of Living PCOS Free

Nutritionist, Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional, Co-Author of Living PCOS Free and Communications Lead at Plant-Based Health Professionals UK

Rohini Bajekal is a nutritionist (MA Oxon, MSc Nutrition and Food Sciences, Dip IBLM) and a Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional. She is based in London where she provides evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice to her clients and has previously worked in India and Singapore.

A keen recipe developer, Rohini is passionate about making delicious, affordable and nourishing plant-based meals. In her spare time, she volunteers as a Cookery Teacher at Made in Hackney, the UK’s only plant-based cookery school and charity. Rohini is a Board Member and Communications Lead at Plant-Based Health Professionals UK – an organisation that provides education around the benefits of plant-based diets in the prevention and management of chronic disease. She also provides expertise around South Asian diets as part of the Dietitian and Nutritionist Advisory Committee at Diet ID. She is the co-author of Living PCOS Free, along with her mother, Dr Nitu Bajekal, an ObGyn. Living PCOS Free is available to order wherever books are sold in the UK and USA. Rohini has personal experience of PCOS and reversing insulin resistance after a diagnosis of prediabetes in her 20s.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder worldwide, affecting at least 1 in 10 women. It is the number one cause of infertility. Alarmingly, 3 in 4 of those with PCOS remain undiagnosed because of the complex nature of the condition. Find out more about Rohini and her work at or follow her on Instagram @rohinibajekal for daily tips on plant-based living.


Living PCOS Free – Healing Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) with a Healthy Plant-Based Lifestyle

Rohini will discuss her own journey with PCOS and healing symptoms such as acne, excess weight gain and irregular periods. She will discuss why she co-wrote Living PCOS Free with her ObGyn mother to empower others living with the condition.

Writers Corner full timetable


An Introduction to Plant-Based Diets

An excellent panel of experts discussing 4 of the best introductory plant based challenges, with representatives from Animal Aid, The Vegan Society, Viva and the Plant Based Health Professionals comparing notes about the different approaches and successes of these challenges, designed to help people adopt a plant based diet. Hosted by Vanessa Sturman.

Introduction to Plant-Based Lifestyles full timetable