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Volume 18 Supplement 1

My Body is Fit and Fabulous at home (MyBFF@home)

Research

Publication of this supplement was supported by the Ministry of Health Malaysia. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests. One editor declares that she is one of the authors of the manuscripts submitted to the supplement but that she has had no part in the peer review of that manuscript.

Edited by Shubash Shander Ganapathy, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Lee Ann Tan and Lina Munirah Zakaria

  1. Content type: Introduction

    The national prevalence of overweight and obesity in Malaysia has been increasing in the past 10 years and many efforts have been implemented by the Malaysian government to combat obesity problem among the Mal...

    Authors: Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Rashidah Ambak and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):107

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  2. Content type: Research

    Obesity is a global health burden in the non-communicable diseases and much efforts have been implemented in the past decade in response to the rise of obesity prevalence among the Malaysian population. These ...

    Authors: Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Rashidah Ambak, Norazian Mohd Zaki, Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz, Siew Man Cheong, Mohamad Aznuddin Abd Razak, Muslimah Yusof, Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Azli Baharuddin, Megat Rusydi Megat Radzi, Wan Nur Khairunnisa Wan Kozil, Intan Hafizah Ishak and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):114

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  3. Content type: Research

    Obesity is an emerging global public health concern as it is related to chronic diseases and its impact to health related quality of life. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of weight reduction on ...

    Authors: Rashidah Ambak, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Norhanizam Puteh, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Mohd Azahadi Omar, Suzana Shahar, Noor Ani Ahmad and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):111

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  4. Content type: Research

    Obesity is related to the increased incidence of hypertension and in healthy individuals, blood pressure changes with age and body mass. The aims of this paper were to evaluate the effectiveness of the weight ...

    Authors: Mansor Fazliana, Ahmad Zamri Liyana, Azahadi Omar, Rashidah Ambak, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Ummi Kalthom Shamsudin, Narul Aida Salleh and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):93

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  5. Content type: Research

    The effectiveness of lifestyle intervention for weight loss on cardiometabolic risk factors among overweight and obese individuals in the community setting remains inconclusive. This study aimed to evaluate th...

    Authors: Ahmad Zamri Liyana, Geeta Appannah, Siti Yazmin Zahari Sham, Mansor Fazliana, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Rashidah Ambak, Azah Abdul Samad, Nofi Yuliani Dahlan and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):126

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  6. Content type: Research

    Diet compositions are likely to be one of the influential factors for body fat deposition. The aim of this paper was to determine the nutrient changes and its association to body fat loss among the overweight ...

    Authors: Fatimah Othman, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Geeta Appannah, Nor Azian Mohd Zaki, Rashidah Ambak, Azahadi Omar, Mansor Fazliana, Ruhaya Salleh, Barakatun Nisak Mohd Yusof, Norliza Muksan and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):102

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  7. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of overweight and obesity among Malaysian women remained high over the past three decades. Collaboration with existing community at-risk may be feasible for wide-scale prevention of overweight a...

    Authors: Nor Azian Mohd Zaki, Geeta Appannah, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Azahadi Omar, Mansor Fazliana, Rashidah Ambak, Siti Shafiatun Mohsin and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):110

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  8. Content type: Research

    Health literacy (HL) consists of different components and associates with several health outcomes, including obesity. It is linked to an individual’s knowledge, motivation, competencies, behavior, and applicat...

    Authors: Siew Man Cheong, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Mala Manickam, Rashidah Ambak, Siti Nurbaya Shahrir and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):99

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  9. Content type: Research

    Obesity leads to the increase of pain at different parts of the body and it is a potential marker for complications of chronic diseases. This paper aims to assess changes in the body pain among overweight and ...

    Authors: Syafinaz Mohd Sallehuddin, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Rashidah Ambak, Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz, Nor Azian Mohd Zaki, Mohd Azahadi Omar, Tahir Aris, Nur Salihah Nor Hissam, Saravanan A. L. Rajadurai and Nor Hafizah Ayob

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):101

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  10. Content type: Research

    Regular physical activity has always been strongly recommended for good cardiovascular health. This study aimed to determine the effect of physical activity on fasting blood glucose and lipid profile among low...

    Authors: Azahadi Omar, Mohd Normazlan Husain, Ahmad Taufik Jamil, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Rashidah Ambak, Mansor Fazliana, Nur Liyana Ahamad Zamri and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):103

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  11. Content type: Research

    Several methods have been developed to determine a person’s physical activity level. However, there is limited evidence in determining whether someone is physically active or not. This study aims to determine ...

    Authors: Mohamad Hasnan Ahmad, Ruhaya Salleh, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Azli Baharuddin, Wan Shakira Rodzlan Hasani, Azahadi Omar, Ahmad Taufik Jamil, Mahenderan Appukutty, Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):100

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  12. Content type: Research

    Obesity is a risk factor for co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis and cardiovascular diseases. However, it is unclear if the presence of co-morbidities has any effect on the magnitude ...

    Authors: Nur Shahida Abdul Aziz, Suzana Shahar, Rashidah Ambak, Noor Safiza Mohamad Nor, Ahmad Taufik Jamil and Tahir Aris

    Citation: BMC Women's Health 2018 18(Suppl 1):115

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