Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan can go to any length when it comes to fitting the character for his films. His upcoming movie Dangal, in which he plays a wrestler, is no exception. According to reports, the actor had gone from 68 to a whopping 95 kilos for the role, which has his mother and wife extremely concerned.
And they should be, because such constant weight fluctuation can cause some serious health issues for the actor. Speaking about the challenge, Aamir mentions, "I am 95 kilos right now and that’s enough for the character. My breathing has changed… when I tie my laces, my stomach comes in between. After 20 seconds, I have to take a deep breath."
“My mom and my wife are very worried about me; they feel I am playing with my health. Even I feel the same,” he added.
This kind of repeated loss and regaining of five kgs or more over a five-year period is known as yoyo dieting. It is the result of unhealthy starvation dieting followed by eating binges. If you too have been indulging in such sudden and frequent weight changes, you should be well aware of what it can do to your body. And by that we mean all of the following:
Serial dieting can change the way you feel because low levels of blood sugar - a direct result of a low intake of carbohydrates - can affect the production of the brain chemical serotonin. No wonder, mood swings will be regular guests.
While Aamir Khan has plans to shed off his weight gain by December this year, we can only wish that he does so safely. While we love his PK look, certainly not at the cost of his life.
P.S. Do comment if you think Aamir is justified in going to any length to look the part.
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