Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Dieting nowadays has become a pervasive trend that stems from unrealistic expectations of perfectly edited pictures of public figures. A typical fad diet promises quick weight loss through what is usually an unhealthy and unbalanced diet. Fad diets are targeted at people who want to lose weight quickly without exercise.  An unhealthy fad diet usually … [Read More]

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

Ahh, it’s that time of year again where food and family meet! At restaurants and hotels, popular Malaysian dishes fill every inch of the buffet spread; on the dinner table at home, Opah’s own spread of family favourites. While all this eating and feasting is enjoyable, sometimes it’s good to stop and think: is this … [Read More]

Finding for a weight loss solution?

Finding for a weight loss solution?

Finding for a weight loss solution?

Obesity Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Body mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of his height in meters … [Read More]