Among some of the main causes of obesity worldwide are conditions such as environmental factors, lifestyle preferences and the local culture. Obese children are five times more prone in avoiding school activities and participation in sports. They are also more likely to have lower emotional, social and school functioning. Overweight children would most probably be overweight or obese in their adulthood, leading to the significant contribution of the growing prevalence in heart diseases, diabetes as well as other chronic problems, many of which are associated with increased morbidity and mortality, as well as psychological issues. All these could persist into adulthood and adversely affect the quality of life.
Picky Eating Among Children
Picky eating among children is a common and challenging issue faced by parents and caregivers. If left unattended, picky eating can lead to refusal of foods for a long-term and eventually cause long term impact such as small stature, difficulty in academic learning, increase risk of eating disorder and more.
Eating Healthily during Raya
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a joyous occasion for Muslims around the world. During Hari Raya, families and friends come together to celebrate with traditional food and festive treats. However, with so many delicious dishes available, it can be challenging to maintain a healthy diet. In this article, we will discuss some tips for eating healthily during Hari Raya.
Skin Glycation and Aging: The Impact of Sugar and Other Dietary Factors
People always say that by adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle, it is possible to minimize the effects of glycation and promote healthy, radiant skin. What is skin glycation? How does diet affect one’s skin condition?