Nirmalya Dutta

Nirmalya Dutta

Sub Editor, http://health.india.com

Biography

An extremely obese glutton in the past, Nirmalya is a newly-converted health freak who went through a Spartan-like weight loss regime in the recent past. He lost 38 kilos in 10 months and having cracked the weight loss code, intends to share it with the world. He aims to bust all the myths and paranoia people usually associate with dieting,weight-loss and exercising. You can reach him at nirmalya@corp.india.com
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