Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury is a self-claimed Indian Medical Nutritionist. Alongside 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. Later, 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. Moreover, 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 Roy resorts to “distortion and misrepresentation” of medical facts.
- He is often claimed to be pseudoscientist and quack.
- In the wake of Covid-19, he got embroiled in controversy by claiming to have a cure of Coronavirus, which modern doctors claim misinformation. In April 2020, he was called in by a media channel, Lallantop, to talk about the treatment of coronavirus, 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 during 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 the Union Health Minister of India 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.