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Month: October 2020

About Eating Disorders

Binge eating disorder (BED), anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN) are frequently seen nowadays especially among youngsters. It is a constellation of unhealthy eating patterns and weight-related attitudes and behaviours [1]. Malaysia having one in five university students at risk of eating disorders [1]. Oftentimes, people may encounter psychological consequences, negative life events, tend …

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ATTENTION: Malaysia, Fattest Nation in Asia with Alarming Childhood Obesity Crisis

According to the Ministry of Health Malaysia, prevalence of childhood obesity in Malaysia increased from 6.1% in 2011 to 11.9% in 2015, and it is estimated to increase more in upcoming years [5]. In 2019, 29.8% of children aged 5 to 17 years old are either overweight of obese [7]. Children with one overweight parent …

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