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...
Why Are Malaysians Getting Fat?

Why Are Malaysians Getting Fat?

By Edeline Anne Goh The rate of obesity is sky high in many developed and developing countries and Malaysia is no exception. While we’re aware that many of us are subject to sedentary lifestyles and find it hard to res...
understand cholesterol

Understanding Cholesterol

Mention cholesterol and what comes to mind is usually heart disease, heart attacks and stroke. For too long, cholesterol has been regarded as bad news, until the recent decades when scientists began telling us about good...

Healthy Bacteria Help Prevent Obesity

A study done on rats has shown that a daily intake of a lactic acid bacteria (lactobacilli) helps to  prevent obesity.  Rats which were given this specific lactic acid bacterium from their time in the uterus up to adul...