Indonesia, being the largest country in South East Asia with total size area of 1.905 million km² homes 264 million people according to World Bank statistics. Back in 2018, the Indonesian Ministry of Health had conducted Basic Health Survey (RISKESDAS) on approximately 1.2 million people from 300,000 families to find 1/3 of Indonesians aged 15 & above had unhealthy waist circumference.
In early September 2019, our partner in Taiwan, Newin had organized a seminar for Metabolaid in the effort of promotion across Taiwanese market. The keynote for Metabolaid was delivered by our R&D, Digital Health Scientific Advisor, Dr. Jonathan Jones.
With the rapid urbanization in South East Asia, most countries in this region were affected by air pollution which includes Vietnam. Vietnam, home to 95 million people and a rapidly developing country is currently facing serious issue of air pollution.
Spring Festival or widely known as Chinese New Year is celebrated annually to welcome the new year in Chinese tradition. The festival is celebrated around the world in countries with significant Chinese population from Asia, Oceania, Europe (London) to North America.
Chinese New Year is always associated with a family reunion, red envelopes, gift exchanges, fireworks, music, movie, flowers and last but not least food. Food intake during festive season could be excessively coupled with reduced physical activities leads to undesirable weight gain that contributes to metabolic syndrome.
Taiwan (R.O.C), an island located in East Asia, about 180 kilometers off the southeastern coast of mainland China, is the home to a population of approximately 23.4 million and well-known as one of the food paradises in Asia.