Leng Huat Foo

School of Health Sciences. University Science Malaysia. Kubang Kerian. Kelantan. Malaysia.


Dr. Leng Huat Foo is currently Associate Professor at the School of Health Sciences, University Science Malaysia (USM), Malaysia.

His research interests are in the areas of nutritional assessment, public health nutrition, nutritional epidemiology and nutritional interventions in the different populations throughout the lifespan, particularly on the role of dietary and lifestyle factors on body composition, musculoskeletal health, and cardio-metabolic health.

He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers in reputed international scientific journals, conference proceedings and as invited speakers in numerous international and national scientific conferences.

He is also a member of various National Technical Working Committees of the Ministry of Health Malaysia, including the National Plan for Action on Nutrition Malaysia (2016-2025), New Revision of Recommended Nutrients intake for Malaysian (2016- 2017) and the National Dietary Guidelines for Vegetarians (2015-Present). Apart from his outstanding record on his academic and scientific works, he has recently been awarded as a Fellow of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia (2017).