Notes

  • All scientific sessions shall be in the Grand Ballroom, Mahkota II
  • Trade exhibitions shall be in the foyer area
  • Poster presentations shall be in the function rooms, Nilam, Delima & Berlian
  • Lunch shall be served at Mahkota I & III Ballroom
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments shall be served around the trade exhibition area

Select Conference Day:

3 July, 2019

Conference Day 1

TIME PROGRAMME
7.30 AM Registration
9.00 AM Official Opening
Mahkota II Ballroom
9.00 AM Welcome address by
Tee E Siong, President, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM)
9.10 AM Speech and official opening by
YBhg Dato’ Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min
Secretary-General, Ministry of Health Malaysia
  • Presentation of NSM Undergraduate and Postgraduate Prizes
  • Presentation of NSM Publication Prizes
9.45 AM Tour of Trade Exhibition/Scientific Posters by invited guests
Refreshments
Poster Session: presenters in attendance for discussion
Plenary Lecture 1
Chairperson: Mohd Ismail Noor, Taylor's University
10.30 AM Nutritional intervention for the management of faltering growth and its potential risks
Tan Sue Yee
Consultant Nutritionist, Kuching
11.00 AM
SYMPOSIUM 1: Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition
Chairperson : Khor Geok Lin, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Promoting healthy maternal nutrition for the best start in life
Mastura Ismail
Seremban 2 Health Clinic, Seremban
11.20 AM Tackling maternal anaemia saves maternal and infant lives
Faridah Abu Bakar
Family Health Development Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Putrajaya
11.40 AM Low birth weight and stunting in Malaysia – tackling the persistent problems
Zalma Abdul Razak
Nutrition Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Putrajaya
12.00 PM Promoting confidence in breastfeeding practices
Rokiah Don
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur
Lunch Symposium 1:
Chairperson : Tan Sue Yee, Consultant Nutritionist, Kuching
12.30 PM Education modules on early nutrition and lifestyle during pregnancy and childhood by Early Nutrition eAcademy Southeast Asia (ENeA-SEA)
Wong Jyh Eiin, Roseline Yap WK and Tee ES
On behalf of ENeA-SEA Consortium Partner, Nutrition Society of Malaysia
1.15 PM Poster Viewing / Trade Exhibition
2.15 PM
SYMPOSIUM 2: Functional Ingredients and Health
Chairperson : Tee E Siong Nutrition Society of Malaysia
2.25 PM Clinical application of palm-tocotrienols: challenges and opportunities
Ju Yen Fu, Puvaneswari Meganathan, Doryn Meam-Yee Tan and Zaida Zainal
Nutrition Unit, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Kajang
2.35 PM Human milk oligosaccharides – overview of nutritional significance
Cyndy Au
DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences, Singapore
2.55 PM Regulatory update on functional ingredients: permitted health claims in Malaysia
Nurul Hidayati Mohd Nasir and Tee E Siong
Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Putrajaya
Nutrition Update 1
Chairperson : Loh Su Peng Universiti Putra Malaysia
3.15 PM Relationship between overweight/obesity and anemia in vocational high school students (adolescent girls) in Bekasi, Indonesia
Muhammad Nur Hasan Syah, Asna AF, Perdana SM and Amelia R
Nutrition Study Program, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta, Indonesia
3.25 PM Nutritional factors associated with autism severity in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder at an autism intervention center in Kuala Lumpur
Eow Shiang Yen, Gan WY, Lim PY, Hamidin A and Zalilah MS
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
3.35 PM Rate of gestational weight gain trajectory is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes
Yong Heng Yaw, Zalilah MS, Geeta A, Zulida R, Barakatun-Nisak MY, Jacques B, Yvonne Tee YS and Eline MVDB
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia
3.45 PM Prevalence of eating disorder risk and its associated factors among high school adolescents Terengganu, Malaysia
Nizatul Nurain Mazubir and Nurulhuda MH
Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu
3.55 PM Maternal body mass index, dietary intake and choice of infant feeding method: a cross sectional study in Petaling district, Selangor
Kughaneshwary Silvermany and Vaidehi Ulaganathan
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
4.05 PM Omega-3 fatty acids and probiotics in improving immune response in highly active individuals: a pilot randomised controlled trial
Chen Wei Mun, Shyam S, Chong HZ, Tan SS, Appukutty M, Seah SH and Meno AC
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur
Symposium 3: Young Researchers' Symposium
Chairperson : Zaitun Yassin Nutrition Society of Malaysia
4.15 PM FTO gene variants (rs9930501, rs9930506 and rs9932754) and post-intervention differences in anthropometric and cardio-metabolic parameters after a 6-month Hipcref diet intervention in overweight and obese Malaysian adults
Tan Pui Yee and Mitra SR
School of Biosciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Nottingham Malaysia, Semenyih
4.30 PM Are Malaysian children with low calcium intakes having low bone mass?
Kanimolli a/p Arasu, Chang CY, Wong SY, Ong SH, Yang WY, Chong MZH, Meenal M, Erwin Khoo EJ, Karuthan Chinna and Chee WSS
Division of Nutrition & Dietetics, School of Health Sciences, International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
4.45 PM The KidChen Study: Effectiveness of a hands-on healthy meal preparation intervention among primary schoolchildren in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ng Choon Ming, Satvinder K, Koo HC, Yap RWK, Firdaus M and Yim HS
Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur
5.00 PM The impact of F.E.A.T weight reduction programme on healthrelated quality of life among obese adult
Wirdah Mohamed, Poh BK, Norhayati I, Nor Farah MF and Ruzita AT
Nutritional Sciences Programme and Centre for Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
5.15 PM Low daily energy intake, household smoke and sugar exposure increased the risk of dental caries in pre-schoolers
Lee Zhi Ling, Gan WY, Ruhaya H, Lim PY
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
5.30 PM Effects of sunlight exposure and vitamin D supplementation on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations, high molecular weight adiponectin and metabolic syndrome risk factors
Norliyana Aris, Wan Mohd Izani WM, and Hamid Jan JM
Nutrition and Dietetics Programme, School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian
5.45 PM Refreshments / End of Day 1
6.00 PM
Meet the Experts Session
Public Private Partnership in Food and Nutrition: The roles and challenges of a nutritionist
Function Rooms Nilam and Delima

4 July, 2019

Conference Day 2

TIME PROGRAMME
Nutrition Update 2
Chairperson : Wong Jyh Eiin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
9.00 AM The influence of obstetrics characteristic on early initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Petaling District, Selangor: My SHAPE Project 2019
Kavithira P Kumaran and Vaidehi Ulaganathan
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
9.10 AM Encapsulated fish oil results in higher absorption of DHA in toddlers
Samaneh Ghasemi Fard, Loh SP, Sinclair AJ, Elliott G and Turchini GM
Nu-Mega Ingredients Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia
9.20 AM Nutritional status and associated risk factors amongst older adults in Al Madinah Al Munawarah
Ahlam Badreldin El Shikieri
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Taibah University, Al Madinah Al Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
9.30 AM Prevalence of stunting among Malaysian school-aged children living in welfare homes and its contributed factors
Nur Amalin Juhari, Chin YS, Nur Nabila AR
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
9.40 AM Association of intensity and type of physical activity with post-partum weight gain among mothers in Petaling District, Selangor
Shameradevi Tamil Selvam and Vaidehi U
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
9.50 AM Prevalence of stunting among infants and its association with maternal characteristics in Petaling District, Selangor
Siti Madihah Muhammad Royani and Vaidehi U
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
10.00 AM Refreshments / Poster Viewing / Trade Exhibition
SYMPOSIUM 4: School Child & Adolescent Nutrition
Chairperson : Rokiah Don, International Medical University
10.30 AM School Nutrition Programmes for primary school children – experiences and learnings
Teo Choon Huey, Chin YS, Lim PY, Shahril Azian HM and Zalilah MS
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
10.50 AM Understanding and prevention of disordered eating among Malaysian adolescents
Chin Yit Siew, Tay CW, Sharifah Intan Zainun SI, Mohd Nasir MT and Zalilah Mohd Shariff
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
11.10 AM Good Nutrition Key to Healthy Children – a multi-country school nutrition intervention in SEA: Malaysia experience
Norimah A Karim, Chin Yit Siew, Zawiah Hashim and Tee E Siong
On behalf of Malaysia Technical Committee for GNKHC
11.30 AM Use of red palm oil fortified biscuits to reduce vitamin A deficiency among rural primary school children in Malaysia
Radhika Loganathan, Tan Pei Yee, Syahirah Nadiah Mohd Johari, Kanga Rani Selvaduray, Yvonne Lim Ai Lian, Romano Ngui, Lee Soo Ching and Teng Kim Tiu
Nutrition Unit, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Kajang
11.50 PM Poster Viewing / Trade Exhibition
Lunch Symposium 2:
Chairperson : Zawiah Hashim, Nutrition Society of Malaysia
1.00 PM Nutrition Month Malaysia – a multi-stakeholder collaborative community nutrition promotion programme
Tee ES, Zaitun Y, Roseline Yap Wai Kuan, Ng KF, Lee ZY, Zawiah H, Chin YS, Muhaini MH and Chwee LYY
On behalf of Nutrition Month Malaysia 2019 National Steering Committee
Plenary Lecture 2:
Chairperson : Tee E Siong, Nutrition Society of Malaysia
2.00 PM Probiotics effects on gut microbiota and short-chain fatty acids of normal and overweight school children after probiotics administration
Narcisse Joseph, Kalidasan Vasodavan, Nurul Ain Saipudin, Barakatun Nisak Mohd Yusof, Suresh Kumar and Syafinaz Amin Nordin
Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor
SYMPOSIUM 5: Physical Activity And Sedentary Behavior
Chairperson : Mahenderan Appukutty, Universiti Teknologi MARA
2.30 PM Toybox Study Malaysia – improving healthy energy balance and obesity-related behaviours among pre-schoolers
Poh Bee Koon, Cheah WL, Ruzita AT, Lee JAC, Koh D, Noor Hafizah Y, Farra AJ, Reeves S, Summerbell C, Essau C and Gibson EL
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
2.50 PM Active living for healthy ageing: An exercise recommondation for older adults
Arimi Fitri Mat Ludin
Center for Healthy Ageing and Wellness, H-CARE, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
3.10 PM Malaysian preschoolers’ physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep: compliance with the 24-hour movement guidelines
Lee Shoo Thien, Wong JE and Poh BK
Nutritional Sciences Programme & Centre for Community Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Nutrition Update 3
Chairperson : Zaiton Daud, Ministry of Health Malaysia
3.30 PM Nutrition during pregnancy and its association with birth weight: findings from the Maternal and Infant Cohort Study (MICOS)
Muliana Edi, Chin YS, Woon FC, Siti Huzaifah MH, Tan ML, Farhan HS, Geeta A, Lim PY, Gan WY, Intan Hakimah I, Amir Hamzah AL and Chan YM
Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
3.40 PM Vitamin D deficiency and its related factors in umbilical cord blood of neonates
Lee Siew Siew, Loh SP, Raman S, Tusimin M, Ling KH and Rahim FK
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
3.50 PM Post diagnosis circulating micronutrients and survival of nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients: A prospective case control study
Vaidehi Ulaganathan, Lye MS and Mirnalini K
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
4.00 PM Contribution of prenatal factors towards 6 months postpartum weight retention (PPWR): Evidence from a Maternal and Infants Cohort Study (MICOS)
Siti Huzaifah Mohamed Hussien, Chin YS, Woon FC, Muliana E, Tan ML, Farhan HS, Gan WY, Intan Hakimah I, Amir Hamzah AL, Nurzalinda Z, Geeta A and Chan YM
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
4.10 PM Association between compliance status of dietary iron supplementation and anaemia status among pregnant women attending selected health clinics in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur
Tan Meng Lee, Chin YS, Woon FC, Siti Huzaifah MH, Muliana E, Farhan HS, Lim PY, Salma Faeza AF, Gan WY, Intan Hakimah I, Amir Hamzah AL, Geeta A and Chan YM
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang
4.20 PM Effect of multicomponent nutrition intervention (NuTeen) on adolescents’ behaviour related to food choice, food safety and food hygiene
Shashikala S, Mirnalini K, Vaidehi Ulaganathan, Gan WY and Zalilah MS
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Science, Management and Science University, Shah Alam
PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY AND CLOSING
Officiated by : Mohd Ismail Noor, Vice-President, Nutrition Society of Malaysia
4.30 PM Young Researchers’ Symposium and Best Undergraduate Poster Prizes
5.00 PM Refreshments / Conference ends