“Vilasi is a wonderful speaker and a gifted teacher/healer. I am so grateful for all that she has taught me. I never go into the kitchen without thinking about something she said....- read more
“Vilasi Venkatachalam is a phenomenal speaker who captures her audiences’ attention by her quick nutritional and medicinal analogies of living a healthy...- read more
“As a grant writer what I liked about Vilasi was the fact she took time to know me and know my dream. She was able to take my dreams and put them on paper without changing the mission or the goal....- read more
"Vilasi has vast knowledge of nutrition and is devoted to sharing information on the healing properties of foods. She simplifies complex information so the audience understands and can practice eating in more healthful ways".
- Pat Emanuele, RN, MSN…Nurse at Work /Chubb and Regional Director NJ Association for Occupational Health Nurses
“Vilasi's philosophy and approach to using whole foods, and the amazing healing substances they contain, to promote health and wellness is innovative and eons ahead of its time. In the short amount of time we worked in adjoining offices she made a huge impression on me: I didn’t realize it at the time, but our chance encounter would mean the end of my professional mindset as I once knew it. She opened my eyes and heart to a whole new way of looking at wellness as being more than just absence of disease, and ultimately this challenged my core beliefs of how disease is approached and managed within the conventional medical model. I credit her with changing the entire trajectory of my medical career. These days, I pick up my teaching materials more often than my prescription pad. If only other allopaths could be as lucky!”
- Leah Solomon, MD, Bariatric and Internal Medicine
"Vilasi Venkatachalam is a wealth of information on the use of "food as medicine." She makes whatever she teaches both informative and motivating. Her passion, historical perspective and vast knowledge shine through to inspire those who hear her to take on life-altering healthy eating behaviors. My groups of cancer patients loved her presentation and the delicious foods she prepared, and went home ready to convince family members, as well, to incorporate healthy food combinations into the family's meal plans."
- Joan Runfola, LCSW, oncology social worker and Director, CANHELP
“I have always been impressed with Vilasi's in-depth knowledge on the subject of nutrition and its healing potential and properties. In addition to her knowledge base, she has the added skills of attentively listening to and analyzing the problems being discussed with her, then supplying the appropriate information, garnered from her breadth of knowledge in this field of Integrative Nutrition.”
- Paulette Dempsey, Cancer Survivor and Client
"Vilasi is the most amazing, talented spiritual support and coach that I have ever had. She jumps into your life with her whole self, and supports you in a way that truly makes a difference. The most unique attribute about Vilasi is how she makes you feel as if you are not alone, and in that partnership is the amazing energy that allows you to go forward on the healing journey. She truly lives the saying that we are all angels with only one wing, and we can only fly embracing each other. "
- Cynthia Greenfield, Client
“Vilasi is a wonderful speaker and a gifted teacher/healer. I am so grateful for all that she has taught me. I never go into the kitchen without thinking about something she said. Those few lessons I had with her have stayed with me and really transformed the way I cook although I will never be as talented and gifted as her in the kitchen!! But I'm better than I was!!!”
-Paula Breen-Shapiro, Client, Clean Living Enthusiast
“Vilasi Venkatachalam is a phenomenal speaker who captures her audiences’ attention by her quick nutritional and medicinal analogies of living a healthy and economical lifestyle through discovering what may be growing in their own backyard. Vilasi has developed well organized events for the Holistic Mentorship Network, which have given the organization more visibility and recognition that has crossed the border. Vilasi is loyal to her endeavors and aims high to support her clients & the planet in “traditional ways with modern day solutions”.
- Linda Mitchell, Founder and Executive Director, Holistic Mentorship Network
“As a grant writer what I liked about Vilasi was the fact she took time to know me and know my dream. She was able to take my dreams and put them on paper without changing the mission or the goal. Program Development - She developed a program that was out of this world. To see a dream come true in a short period of time was unbelievable. And to be up and operating with people who knew little to nothing about what they were doing was breathtaking. We have grown so much from having her in our life. Evaluations – She spent a lot of time with the program and the women in the program to hear them. Her evaluation was not just based on what she saw but the facts. She listened to them and was able to draw out things they did not know they had learned from our program.”
- Clara Robertson, Executive Director, Robertson Resource Center, Inc.