Penang Promoting A Healthier Lifestyle

With Malaysia being named the fattest country in South East Asia, it’s encouraging to see that Penang’s state government is promoting a healthier lifestyle.

State Environment, Health, Welfare and Caring Society Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state is considering setting up more facilities such as community centres as well as using existing centres to promote regular exercise.

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Plant-Based Diet – Eat More and Lose Weight

Eating out in Penang is most people’s favourite pastime. Often it’s cheaper and more convenient to eat out than to cook at home. However, many of the local foods are cooked in a lot of oil which not only adds inches to the waistline but pushes up cholesterol levels. High levels of cholesterol can increase risk of heart disease.

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