The Diet Specialist is the brainchild of 2 IMU graduate and a University Sultan Zainal Abidin graduate to provide interactive programmes and workshops to help educate, inform and promote better nutrition, health, and wellness in the community where social media (Facebook & Instagram) is used as the primary platform.
A passion in food and the satisfaction of helping people led to Vanessa Chong to be adventurous in different food and different cultures. This together with the realisation that everything that is fed into our mouth everyday is guided by a profession (dietitian) led to her decision to study Nutrition and Dietetics. She started studying
Ng Kar Foo graduated with a Nutrition and Dietetics degree in 2012. He is now involved in clinical teaching and healthcare servicing in dietetics besides being the Treasurer of the IMU Alumni Association.
Fiona Tan Lai Fa obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nutrition and Dietetics from International Medical University (IMU) in 2014. Currently, she is working as a dietitian in a multinational food service company that specialises in hospital, industrial and school catering management. She is responsible for guiding her food service team to produce nutritionally
Leonard Yap has come a long way from being an obese child who was trying to lose weight in any way he can. He is currently a freelance dietitian who is keen on spreading the knowledge on nutrition and how food can prevent diseases. It all began when Leonard was about 11 years old. At
Nutrition and Dietetics changed Georgen Thye’s life, helping him lose 30kg and keeping it off. He had also witnessed countless patients suffering from chronic diseases mostly caused by an unhealthy lifestyle in the first four years of his career working in a hospital as a clinical dietitian. This has made him realise that there is
IMU Dietetics with Nutrition (DN) programme held its annual NDT Graduation Night 2017 with the theme ‘Midnight in Paris’ at Hotel Maya, Kuala Lumpur on 7 July 2017. It is a tradition that has been passed down since the first batch of Dietetics with Nutrition pioneers and it celebrates the completion of the graduates’ hard
10-11 July 2017 - IMU faculty and students shine at the 23rd Malaysian Dietitians' Association Conference in Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur by receiving many awards and winning many prizes. The conference entitled ‘Advancing Clinical Nutrition Care in Dietetics’ was attended by over 350 dietitians from various countries. It was officiated by Director-General of Health Malaysia,
Chloe Lai is the only Asian who won 2017's PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties programme. This award which is supported by the PCMA Education Foundation and Visit Seattle, is for candidates who are 29 years or younger and employed full time in the business-events industry, and demonstrate ways they consider themselves to be industry leaders.