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The man behind transforming Aamir Khan in Dangal, Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar, thinks obesity is a disease. Here's why

Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar is a physician and an obesity researcher in the US.

Currently, he is a professor and the chairman of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Texas Tech University.

He is also the man responsible for Aamir Khan’s physical transformation in the Bollywood biopic movie Dangal.

In this edition of The Medicine Box, Ekta Batra talks to Dhurandhar on his book Fat-Loss Diet and why he thinks obesity is a disease and talks about his key philosophies towards health, wellness and obesity.

Tune in to know more!

The second series of #TheMedicinebox delves deeper into the health, nutrition and wellness. The podcast series looks to provide solutions to tackle lifestyle-related diseases and shed light on other health- and wellness-related topics. What is the Keto Diet? What really is fasting and what are its benefits? How harmful are sugar and junk food? What is the best form of exercise? What should one do about obesity? All these questions and more on health, nutrition and wellness are answered here. We host some of the biggest global and Indian names in nutrition and wellness to bust myths, provide solutions and answer the most vital questions in health.
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