If you are overweight (BMI> 25 kg/m2), please reduce your weight through healthy eating and exercise.
Body Mass Index, BMI = Weight (kg)/Height (m2)
Limit intake of foods that are high in salt. The following are examples of foods high in salt.
Natural spices and ingredients can be used to flavour food without adding too much salt. For example:
Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are rich in fiber, magnesium and potassium that helps in managing blood pressure.
Alcohol drinks may increase blood pressure and weight. Each gram of alcohol provides 7 calories. If you do not drink, please do not start. If you do drink, recommendation for alcohol intake is as below:
Regular exercise helps to maintain physical and mental health as well as to control your weight. For example brisk walking, swimming andcyclingfor at least 30 minutes daily help to reduce stress and strengthens your heart function.
Referral to the Dietitian
For more nutrition information and consultation, please contact IJN’s Diet Clinic.
Diet Clinic Block A: 03-26006596
Diet Clinic Block B: 03-26006942