The Silent Killer

Prevalent in almost a third of the Malaysian population, obesity has our country in a chokehold. According to the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2015, the prevalence of obesity in our nation has hit 30.6 percent. B...
Overcoming Obesity

Overcoming obesity

Malaysia was recently declared the most obese nation in Southeast Asia. Obesity can lead to serious medical conditions like diabetes. These expert tips will help us get out of the danger zone. According to the National H...
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Metabolic Syndrome

  Triple (or more) Threats   Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical conditions — high blood pressure, high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels — that occur together thus increasing an individual’s ...

Obesity Linked To Food Packaging

Washington…A study conducted by scientists in the US has established a link between overweight and obese children with a chemical found in food packaging. The substance known as Bisphenol A (BPA) can be found in everyd...
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Walk Your Weight Off!

If you are like most people in the world, one of your New Year resolutions would have been to lose weight and gain better health. But now that we are into February, most people would have forgotten their resolutions. In ...
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Chinese Chow

There was a time when people used to say that the Chinese ate ‘anything under the sun that moves’. A visit to the 21st century China will show that this is no longer true, with many Chinese nationals keeping exotic a...
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Sweet Sorrow

Sugar and spice may be everything nice but it certainly does not apply to your health! Excessive sugar intake leads to excessive energy, which will result in weight gain and obesity over long-term. The problem becomes wo...