Specialties & Services

Dietetics and Nutrition Department

  • Dietetics / Nutrition & Counselling
  • BMI Calculator

Eat Well, Live Well

Learn how to eat right and succeed at your diet and health goals with the help of our dietitians.

Practical dietary counselling in the following areas:

- Heart Diseases
- Weight Management
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Kidney Diseases
- Liver Diseases
- Gout
- Cancer
- Eating Disorders
- Pre and Post-surgical Nutrition Support
- Home Enteral (Tube Feeding) Nutrition Planning

 

Opening Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am-5pm
Saturday: 8.30am-1pm

Please contact:
Location: Dietetics & Nutrition Department, 7th Floor
Tel: +604 - 6528989
Email: dietitian@hlwe.com

 

 

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What's your Body Mass Index (BMI)?

BMI is a quick and easy way of measuring body fatness in adults over the age of 18. You can calculate your BMI here.

 

Enter your correct height and weight
Your Ethnicity
Your Height cm
Your Weight kg
My BMI
Result
BMI Classification

BMI

Interpretation of results

<18.5


Underweight
Your weight is below what is deemed optimal for your height. Low BMI increases the risk of anaemia and low bone mass. You may want to put on some weight.

18.5 – 22.9

Healthy Weight
Your weight is just right for your height. Keep it up!

> 23

Overweight
You are heavier than what’s considered healthy for your height. You should try to lose some weight.

23.0 – 27.4

Preobese / At Risk
Your weight is close to the danger zone. Seek a dietician's advice now before you put on additional weight.

> 27.5


Obese
Your weight is in the danger zone. Your risk of developing health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases is high. Seek a dietician's advice now for weight loss.

 
References :
1. WHO (1998)
2. WHO Expert Consultation (2004)
3. Malaysian Dietary Guidelines, MOH Malaysia (2010)

For further enquiries and appointments,please contact dietician at 04-6528989

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