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Healthy Eating Singapore: Eating healthily in Singapore. Making the right choice of food to lead a healthy life.

Calculate your ideal weight:

Ideal asian weight = [your height in meters] x [your height in meters] x 21

The International Classification of adult underweight, overweight and obesity according to BMI

Classification BMI(kg/m2)
Principal cut-off points Additional cut-off points
Underweight <18.50 <18.50
     Severe thinness <16.00 <16.00
     Moderate thinness 16.00 – 16.99 16.00 – 16.99
     Mild thinness 17.00 – 18.49 17.00 – 18.49
Normal range 18.50 – 24.99 18.50 – 22.99
23.00 – 24.99
Overweight ≥25.00 ≥25.00
     Pre-obese 25.00 – 29.99 25.00 – 27.49
27.50 – 29.99
     Obese ≥30.00 ≥30.00
          Obese class I 30.00 – 34.99 30.00 – 32.49
32.50 – 34.99
          Obese class II 35.00 – 39.99 35.00 – 37.49
37.50 – 39.99
          Obese class III ≥40.00 ≥40.00

Source: Adapted from WHO, 1995, WHO, 2000 and WHO 2004.

Reference

As you get older:

  • Reduce the meal size
  • Reduce the meal frequency
  • Change the meal composition

Change the meal composition

  • Eat vegetables
  • Eat meats
  • Give up carbohydrates

Eat vegetables

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Green

Eat meats

  • White meat: chicken and fish (caught far away from radioactive Fukushima)
  • Red meats: likely carcinogenic
  • Processed meats: carcinogenic

References

Give up carbohydrates

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