Diet Link

  • Nutrition Therapy for Adults With Diabetes or Prediabetes: A Consensus Report

    Evert AB., Dennison M., Gardner CD et al. Diab Care 2019;42:731–754


    1.To promote and support healthful eating patterns, emphasizing a variety of nutrient-dense foods in appropriate portion sizes, in order to improve overall health and specifically to:

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  • The Malaysian Dietitians’ Association 25th National Conference was held on 23 and 24 June 2019 at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur. The theme of the year was ‘IR4.0 Dietetics: Digital Dietetics & Technology for Combating Diseases’.

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  • Gursharon Gill1 & Charmaine Lavinia1

    Division of Nutrition & Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur

    Nutrition Assessment: MHS, a 7-month old, male infant was referred to the outpatient diet clinic for poor weight gain. He was born with a cleft lip

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  • Charmaine Lavinia, Nadine Alvina Kong Xiao Feng
    International Medical University


    NFPE is a systematic examination of a patient’s appearance to determine any signs of malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies.

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  • Background:

    Behavioural change is an important component of weight loss strategy and with comprehensive lifestyle modification resulting greater weight loss. (1) Self-monitoring is crucial in successful weight loss. It increases self-awareness that foster target behavioural change and leading to effective weight management.

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  • The Influence of Socioeconomic, Clinical, Nutritional and Functional Determinants on Post-stroke Malnutrition among Stroke Survivors under Rehabilitation Care

    Chin Yi Ying
    Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin


    Stroke is a significant public health burden. It is the world’s second largest killer (11.02% of total deaths in 2017) for the last 15 years.

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  • Lee Zheng Yii

    A randomized controlled trial (RCT) is an experiment in which individuals are randomly allocated to receive or not receive an experimental diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic, or palliative procedure and then followed to determine the effect of the intervention. (Guyatt 2008 JAMA guide to medical statistics)

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  • 1) Can you tell us a little bit about your background?

    I’m Kok Wei. I came from a small family of 4 members. Both of my parents are doing business. I have one elder sister who is a dentist in Taiwan. I obtained my degree in Dietetic from University Sains Malaysia (USM), Kubang Kerian, Kelantan in year 2008.

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  • Malaysian Dietitian’s Day 2019

    Goh Yee Wen BSc.
    Nutrition and Dietetics (IMU)
    Organizing Chairperson, Malaysian Dietitian’s Day 2019

    It all started since year 2015.

    Malaysian Dietitians’ Day (MDD) falls on 19th September every year to celebrate the profession of dietitians as healthcare professionals.

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  • Contributed by Hartini bt Ab.A’Ala, Penang General Hospital

    First and foremost I would like to express my heartiest gratitude to MDA for giving me the opportunity to share my unique experience on 6TH Global Symposium on Ketogenic Theraphies For Neurological Disorder at Convention Center Jeju, Jeju,

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  • Ingredients:

    • Aubergine, 1-2 small whole, sliced into rings
    • Chicken breast, 1 whole, flattened
    • Salt & Black Pepper
    • All-purpose flour, ¼ cup
    • Egg, 1 whole, beaten
    • Olive oil, 2-3 tablespoons
    • Tomato sauce of choice, ¼ cup
    • Basil leaves, 3-4 leaves + extra for garnish
    • Mozzarella cheese, 2-3 tablespoons
    • Parmesan or pecorino, 1 tablespoon + extra for garnish
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  • Associate Professor Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid

    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

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  • Lee Zheng Yii1
    1Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

    This pragmatic, investigator-initiated, open-label (only the outcome-assessors were blinded), multicentre, randomized, controlled trial assigned (1:1) medical patients at nutrition risk (nutrition risk screening 2002 [NRS 2002] score 3 points)

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  • Nurliyana Naharruddin, Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Barakatun Nisak Mohd Yusof, Universiti Putra Malaysia

    Pemakanan memainkan peranan penting dalam perkembangan anak-anak terutama semasa tiga tahun pertama kehidupan bagi mencapai perkembangan yang optima dari aspek fizikal dan mental mereka.

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  • Lee Zheng Yii, University of Malaya

    MDA is honored to have invited Professor Dr. Daren Heyland from Canada to Malaysia to give us an update on the current controversies in critical care nutrition. Professor Dr. Daren Heyland is one of the pioneers in critical care nutrition.

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  • Georgen Thye Choong Jean, Holmusk Malaysia & Georgen Cooking

    Digital health in simple term is the use of technology to help improve individuals' health and wellness as well as enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery (helping healthcare professionals to do a better and more efficient job).

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  • Reshmy Ranee, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

    Malaysia was once a sleepy backwater country with a focus on agricultural development. The modernization boom came in the 1980s when Malaysia’s then Prime Minister

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  • Chau Shin Hwa, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

    Are you frustrated with the poor blood glucose result due to the strict diet regime? According to the International Diabetes Federation, there were over 3,492,600 cases of diabetes in Malaysia in 2017, with a prevalence of 16.9%.

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  • Ruth Merry A/P Paranjothi Yanok, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

    Believe it or not, almost one out of ten people are consumed by the desire to be considered ‘beautiful’ and ‘fit’. Having not satisfied with our own body image, we always wanted to be like others and often tend to worry about other’s perception

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  • The practice of Motivational Interviewing (MI) involves the skillful use of certain techniques for bringing to life the “MI spirit”, demonstrating the MI principles, and guiding the process toward eliciting client change talk and commitment for change. Change talk involves statements or non‐verbal communications indicating the client may be considering the possibility of change.

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