Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury is well renowned as Indian Medical Nutritionist. Along with that, his credentials and claims about medical theories come under the scanner every now and then.
He was born in 1974 in Haryana. In his elementary school, he was an average student. In 1994, at the age of 22, he took admission in PEC (Punjab engineering college), Chandigarh, to pursue BTECH in Production Engineering. Post that, he changed his field of specialisation and moved toward nutrition and health. In 2005, he also tried his luck in Bollywood but failed as an actor.
Later, he specialised in Lifestyle medicine from Harvard medical school. Subsequently, he also studied at Cornell University. He reportedly has developed “The DIP Diet” to reverse diabetes in 72 hours. Dr Chowdhury runs his centres in India, Vietnam, Malaysia and Switzerland. What is more, he is also known as ‘memory man.’
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
- He made Guinness world record in 2006 for memorising 14 names with birth dates in less than two minutes. The Indian Express
- He made Guinness world record for performing 198 push-ups in a minute, in 2007. The Indian Express
- He also holds the Guinness world record for developing the world’s longest pen which was twelve feet long and weighed 10 kg, in 2009. The Indian Express
- He accused modern doctors of using obsolete methods for treating ailments in a report ” End of Modern Medicine” in the online edition of The Statesman.
- Many doctors say that Biswaroop resorts to ” distortion and misrepresentation ” of medical facts.
- He is often claimed to be pseudoscientist and quack.
- He got embroiled in controversy by claiming to have a cure of coronavirus, which modern doctors claim is misinformation.
- He was called by a media channel, Lallantop, to talk about the treatment of Corona Virus which resulted in a huge controversy as his theories were questioned and refuted by the editor Saurabh Dwivedi and other doctors.
- He claims to have been born with a hole in his heart which was later treated through surgery when he was four.
- He always faced difficulty in reading and writing essays in his school time.
- He accuses Dr Fauci, an American physician and immunologist, of giving unnecessary hype to coronavirus. Dr Biswaroop claims coronavirus is not new and can be easily treated through a diet.
- He met Union Health Minister on 5th March 2020 to present solutions of the novel coronavirus.
- He also acted in a Bollywood film “Yaad Rakhenge Aap” 2005. However, his acting career didn’t last long.
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