Shi Hui Cheng

Shi Hui Cheng
University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus | nottingham · School of Biosciences

Bsc in Dietetics (Hons), Msc in clinical nutrition, Phd in nutritional sciences
I am always interested in discussing collaboration and future opportunities

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Introduction
Dr Shi-Hui Cheng is currently an Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition at the School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham Malaysia. She obtained her PhD in Nutrition Sciences from Universiti Putra Malaysia and completed Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from University of Nottingham. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom. Her current research focused on the role of nutrition in improving health and diseases

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Cognitive enhancement is defined as the augmentation of the mind's core capabilities through the improvement of internal or external information processing systems. Recently, the focus has shifted to the potential therapeutic effects of natural products in improving cognitive function. Edible bird's nest (EBN) is a natural food substance derived fr...
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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the eating behaviours of people especially fruits and vegetable intake. No study has addressed the fruits and vegetables intake during the COVID-19 in Malaysia. Aim: to assess the daily intake of fruits and vegetables among Malaysian adults during the COVID-19 outbreak, perceived changes in...
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Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most prevalent brain motor disorder and is frequently regarded as an idiopathic and sporadic disease due to its unclear etiology. Although the pathological mechanisms of PD have already been investigated at various omics levels, no disease-modifying drugs are currently available. At the moment, treatments can only pr...
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Strigolactones (SLs) have been implicated in various developmental processes of the plant, including the response against several abiotic stresses. It is well known as a class of endogenous phytohormones that regulates shoot branching, secondary growth and root morphology. This hormone facilitates plants in responding to nitrogen and phosphorus sta...
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Night eating syndrome (NES) is a disordered eating behaviour characterized by hyperphagia at night and is often accompanied by a sleep disturbance. This study aims to determine the prevalence of NES and its association between sleep quality and body mass index (BMI) among the private university students during the Covid-19. A total of 166 students...
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Iron is an essential trace element which mainly involves in the metabolism of neurotransmitters and myelin formation in the nervous system. However, its high redox potential can exacerbate bodily oxidative stress and toxicity under extreme concentrations. Thus, brain iron homeostasis is vital to brain health, as tight iron regulations in the CNS pr...
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Excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) increases calories intake, unhealthy weight gain and eventually contributes to obesity. This study aims to determine the SSB intake pattern and the level of knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) associated with SSB intake among private university students during the Covid-19. A total of 100...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on stress and eating behaviours. This study aims to determine the relationship between stress, emotional eating, and food choices among university students during the Covid-19. A total of 273 university students participated in this cross-sectional study. Online self-administered questionnaires were used...
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Body image dissatisfaction has shown to play a role in weight control and leads to an imbalance of energy and nutrient intakes. This study aims to determine gender differences in body image and its association with Body Mass Index (BMI) and dietary intakes among university students. A total of 100 university students were recruited. Body image was...
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Introduction: Hypertension is a public health concern that is associated with heart disease. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension and its associated factors among the staff in a private university in Selangor, Malaysia. Methods: 100 respondents participated in this cross-sectional study. Blood pressure, Body Mas...
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There is a growing interest in the effects of stress on food consumption. Studies suggest that stress could either increases or decreases food consumption among university students. As the prevalence of stress is evident among university students in various countries, this study aims to investigate the relationship of stress on dietary consumption...
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Carotenoids from different food sources particularly fruits and vegetables are an important contributor to a healthy diet. These compounds have been associated with the reduced risks of several diseases such as cancer, cataracts, and macular degradations. Due to their multiple health prospects, carotenoids gain significant interest in the pharmaceu...
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This chapter summarises traditional health claims of ulam raja based on scientific judgement so that it can substantially contribute to evidence-based practices as well as its nutritional composition and potential applications.
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Cosmos caudatus is commonly used as a medicinal plant in tropical countries. C. caudatus leaf extracts were obtained using five different extraction solvents, namely 100 % methanol, 100 % ethanol, 95 % ethanol, 50 % ethanol, and 100 % water. Mechanically liberated C. caudatus leaf juice was also used for comparison. The total carotenoid content, to...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a major health threat worldwide. Cosmos caudatus is one of the medicinal plants used to treat type 2 diabetes. Therefore, this study aims to determine the effectiveness and safety of C. caudatus in patients with type 2 diabetes. Metabolomic approach will be carried out to compare the metabolite profiles betw...
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Objectives . Optimizing glycemic control is crucial to prevent type 2 diabetes related complications. Cosmos caudatus is reported to have promising effect in improving plasma blood glucose in an animal model. However, its impact on human remains ambiguous. This study was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of C. caudatus on glycemic status in...
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Cosmos caudatus is widely used as a traditional medicine in Southeast Asia. C. caudatus has been reported as a rich source of bioactive compounds such as ascorbic acid, quercetin, and chlorogenic acid. Studies have shown that C. caudatus exhibits high anti-oxidant capacity and various medicinal properties, including anti-diabetic activity, anti-hyp...
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Rising risk of falls has been associated with injury and dysfunction among the elderly. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the prevalence of falls and association with nutritional status among 143 elderly patients from medical ward and clinic in Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Anthropometric indicators and bone health status using quantitative...

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