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New balanced diet chart by Singapore government

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Balanced diet is important for healthy body.

1/2 of food is from fruits and vegetables.

1/4 of food is from protein rich food like meat, egg, milk, tofu, nut, etc.

1/4 of food is from carbohydrate rich food like oat, bread, rice, etc.

According to the Malaysian Society of Hypertension (MSH), younger people are getting affected by high blood pressure, mainly due to poor eating habits and an unhealthy lifestyle.

“Hypertension affects more than 32% of Malaysians aged 18 and above, according to the fourth National Health and Morbidity Survey 2011. It is a major contributor to all cardiovascular diseases,” she told reporters at the MSH 11th Annual Scientific Meeting and public forum in Kuala Lumpur.

1/3 of Malaysian adults encounter high blood pressure problem. Are you one of them?

High blood pressure has no symptoms and is a silent killer for causing heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, etc.

Luckily I am not in the 1/3 high blood pressure group with the normal blood pressure, 70/120.