A brand new season of How to Lose Weight Well is here – meaning your New Year’s Resolution might actually stay intact!

Whether it’s to cut down on less sugar, to eat less meat or to find a magical substitute for coffee, the gurus on Channel 4 series How to Lose Weight Well have got you covered.

Alongside fellow doctor Helen Lawal, here is everything we know about host Xand van Tulleken.

Dr Helen Lawal, Dr Xand van Tulleken, Stacie Stewart
Dr Helen Lawal, Dr Xand van Tulleken, Stacie Stewart

Who is Xand Van Tulleken?

Xand van Tulleken is a 40-year-old British doctor who boasts a remarkable repertoire of degrees.

He has a Diploma in Tropical Medicine, a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance and a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University.

Not only this, but Xand is a contributing editor to the Oxford Handbook of Humanitarian Medicine and has worked for Doctors of the World, Merlin and the World Health Organization.

Who is Xand’s Twin?

Xand is just half of the incredible doctor/TV presenter act, with twin Chris van Tulleken working in the same profession.

Together, they’ve presented a selection of TV shows, and you may recognise the double act from Channel 4’s Medicine Men go Wild or BBC Two’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor.

They’re also due to present documentary The Twinstitute later this year.

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Xand Van Tulleken: Wife and Kids

Both Xand and Chris are married and have kids.

Xand’s wife is called Dinah, a style and fashion editor at the Daily Mail.

Together, Xand and Dinah have twins!

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How to Lose Weight Well 2019

The latest series of How to Lose Weight Well airs every Monday night on Channel 4.

Each episode lasts 60 minutes and starts at 8 pm.

The series is five-parts in total, taking you up to Monday, February 4th.


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