prof. dr. ruzita bt. abd. talib

pensyarah universiti

pusat kajian kesihatan komuniti (reach)

 rzt@ukm.edu.my

No. Telefon Rasmi :  7512

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :

  • Dr. Ruzita Abd. Talib is a Professor of Nutrition at Nutritional Science Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Over the last 20 years with the university, she has served as Head of Dietetics Program, Head of Quality, Principle of Residential College , Chair of the School of Healthcare Sciences and Deputy Dean of Post Graduate Study in Faculty of Health Sciences, UKM. Her formal education includes undergraduate degree and PhD in Dietetics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Her major research interest includes Nutrition Education and Promotion, particularly in childhood obesity intervention and the application of glycemic index in dietary management of diabetes. She has published more than 50 scientific papers/reports local and internationally. She is also an ordinary member of Malaysian Dietitian Association, Nutrition Society of Malaysia and Malaysian Association Study of Obesity. Expert Committees (National): A member of Technical Working Group, Ministry of Health in Products Reformulation to Reduce Sodium in Food Products (2017-2018). A Technical Sub Committee of Technical Working Group Malaysian Dietary Guidelines (2008-2010), Malaysian Adolescent Dietary Guidelines (2011-2013) and Recommended Nutrient Intake for Malaysia (Energy and Macronutrients) (2016-2017). A Panel of Assessor for Malaysian Qualification Agency in Nutrition and Dietetics (2017-2020). Professional Associations (National): Honorary Treasurer, Malaysian Association Study of Obesity (2011-2015) and Malaysian Society of Health (1999-2002) and Council Member, Malaysian Dietetian Association (1999-2001).

  • hasnah haron, ruzita a talib, ponnusami subramaniam, zainorain natasha zainal arifen, muhammad ibrahim.  (2022).  a comparison of chemical compositions in kelulut honey from different regions.  - malaysian journal of analytical sciences.  447-456. 

     

    norhasniza yaacob, ruzita abd talib, amirah ismail, mohd izwan mahmud.  (2022).  perceived barriers to digitising school-based obesity intervention: an exploratory study.  - malaysian journal of medical sciences.  98-119. 

     

    ruzita binti abd. talib.  (2022).  kebersihan makanan tidak boleh dikompromi.  - utusan malaysia.  1-8. 

     

    nadzirah hanis zainordin, norimah a karim, mohd razif shahril, ruzita abd talib.  (2021).  physical activity, sitting time, and quality of life among breast and gynaecology cancer survivors.  - asian pacific journal of cancer prevention.  2399-2408. 

     

    ruzita abd. talib, farra aidah jumuddin, wan muhammad asyraf wan ramlan, nur hana hamzaid, poh bee koon, wee lei hum, sameeha mohd jamil, denise koh choon lian, dan nik shanita safii.  (2021).  health communication medium and nutrition knowledge to reduce stunting among residents of people's housing project in kuala lumpur, malaysia: a preliminary finding.  - journal of education and social sciences.  59-66. 

     

    b xi, x zong, r kelishadi, m litwin, ym hong, bk poh, lm steffen, sv galcheva, ih aeberli, t nawarycz, mk wiewiorowska, a khadilkar, md schmidt, h neuhauser, a schienkiewtiz, z kulaga, hs kim, bs witoszynska, me motlagh, at ruzita, vm iotova, et al..  (2020).  international waist circumference percentile cutoffs for central obesity in children and adolescents aged 6 to 18 years.  - the journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolismm.  e1569-e1583. 

     

    sue reeves, b. k. poh, whye lian cheah, cecilia essau, carolyn summerbell, denise koh, julia lee, ruzita talib, leigh gibson.  (2020).  toybox study malaysia: a feasibility study to improve healthy energy balance and obesity-related behaviour.  - proceedings of the nutrition society.  E313. 

     

    hui chin koo, bee koon poh and ruzita abd. talib.  (2020).  the great-child trialtm: a quasi-experimental dietary intervention among overweight and obese children.  - nutrients.  1-12. 

     

    xiao chuan lau, yaw loong wong, jyh eiin wong, denise koh, razalee sedek, ahmad taufik jamil, alvin lai oon ng, abu saad hazizi, abd. talib ruzita, bee koon poh.  (2019).  development and validation of a physical activity educational module for overweight and obese adolescents: cergas programme.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-16. 

     

    y.noor hafizah,lee choo ang,fendy yap,wan nurul najwa,whye lian cheah,abd talib ruzita,farra aidah jumuddin,denise koh,julia ai cheng lee,cecilia a. essau,sue reeves,carolyn summerbell,edward leigh gibson,bee koon poh.  (2019).  validity and reliability of a food frequency questionnaire (ffq) to assess dietary intake of preschool children.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-11. 

     

    bee suan wee, awang bulgiba, abd. talib ruzita, mohd. noor ismail and bee koon poh.  (2019).  pedometer-determined physical activity among primary schoolchildren in kuala lumpur.  - proceedings of singapore healthcare.  115-123. 

     

    shooka mohammadi, norimah a.karim, ruzita abd talib, reza amani.  (2018).  the impact of self efficacy education based on the health belief model in iranian patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomised controlled intervention study.  - asia pacific journal of clinical nutrition. 

     

    s. reeves, b.k. poh, c. essau, c. summerbell, w.l. cheah, d. koh, j.a.c. lee, a.t. ruzita, e.l. gibson.  (2018).  toybox study malaysia: improving healthy energy-balance and obesity-related behaviours among pre-schoolers in malaysia.  - nutrition bulletin. 

     

    wirdah mohamed, arif azlan and ruzita abd talib.  (2018).  benefits of community gardening activity in obesity intervention: findings from f.e.a.t. programme.  - current research in nutrition and food science journal. 

     

    bee koon poh, nipa rojroongwasinkul, bao khanh le nguyen, sandjaja, abd talib ruzita, uruwan yamborisut, truong nguyen hong, fitrah ernawati, paul deurenberg, panam parikh.  (2016).  25-hydroxy-vitamin d demography and the risk of vitamin d insufficiency in the south east asian nutrition surveys (seanuts).  - asia pacific journal of clinical nutrition.  538-548. 

     

    norhasniza yaacob, ruzita abd talib, amirah ismail, mohd izwan mahmud.  (2022).  perceived barriers to digitising school-based obesity intervention: an exploratory study.  - malaysian journal of medical sciences.  98-119. 

     

    hasnah haron, ruzita a talib, ponnusami subramaniam, zainorain natasha zainal arifen, muhammad ibrahim.  (2022).  a comparison of chemical compositions in kelulut honey from different regions.  - malaysian journal of analytical sciences.  447-456. 

     

    nurulhusna abdullah, hasnah haron, ruzita abd talib, wan nurul najwa wan nik & wirdah mohamed.  (2021).  proximate, mineral and fatty acid compositions of healthy recipes used in fit, eat, active, training (f.e.a.t) programme.  - malaysia journal of nutrition.  293-316. 

     

    arif azlan, nadzirah ismail, nor farah mohamad fauzi, ruzita abd. talib.  (2021).  playing traditional games vs. free-play during physical education lesson to improve physical activity: a comparison study.  - pedagogy of physical culture and sports.  178-187. 

     

    nadzirah hanis zainordin, norimah a karim, mohd razif shahril, ruzita abd talib.  (2021).  physical activity, sitting time, and quality of life among breast and gynaecology cancer survivors.  - asian pacific journal of cancer prevention.  2399-2408. 

     

    'arif azlan, nadzirah ismail, nor farah mohamad fauzi, ruzita talib.  (2020).  lecture notes in bioengineering : enhancing health and sports performance by design.  - proceedings of the 2019 movement, health & exercise (mohe) and international sports science conference (issc).  12. 

     

    mohd. ismail noor, siti mariam ali, poh bee koon, ruzita abd. talib, mohd. nasir mohd. taib, hazizi abu saad, nik mazlan nik mamat.  (2009).  nutrition research priorities in malaysia.  - 67-88. 

     

    siti sabariah buhari, ruzita abd talib, poh bee koon.  (2020).  obesiti kanak-kanak: bertindak sebelum terlambat.  - 175. 

     

    paden morat, abdul hamid aziz, syed zahir idid, norimah abd. karim, salman hussein inaayat hussein, faudziah abdul manan, ruzita abdul talib, rokiah omar dan yusof hussain.  (2003).  glosari sains kesihatan.  - 149. 

     

    ruzita binti abd. talib.  (2022).  kebersihan makanan tidak boleh dikompromi.  - utusan malaysia.  1-8. 

     

    e leigh gibson, bee koon poh, whye lian cheah, denise koh, julia ai cheng lee, abd talib ruzita, cecilia a essau, sue reeves, carolyn summerbell.  (2021).  reduction in overweight and obesity in 3-6 year-old malaysian children following a multi-component kindergarten-based health behaviour intervention: toybox study malaysia.  - asia-oceania conference on obesity and malaysian association for the study of obesity scientific conference.  57. 

     

    norhasniza yaacob, ruzita abd talib1, mohd izwan mahmud, amirah ismail.  (2021).  scoping review: school-based obesity intervention in malaysia: what needs to be addressed?.  - fsk postgraduate colloquium 2021.  42. 

     

    yi ting chong, georgia livan nelson, bee koon poh, whye lian cheah, abd talib ruzita, denise koh, julia ai cheng lee, yatiman noor hafizah, cecilia a. essau, sue reeves, carolyn summerbell, edward leigh gibson.  (2021).  toybox study malaysia: extending the reach, impact and sustainability of a kindergarten based healthy behaviour intervention.  - asia oceania conference on obesity and malaysian association for the study of obesity scientific conference.  239. 

     

    ruzita abd. talib, hanapi mat jusoh, siti sabariah buhari dan tan yen nee.  (2021).  limit sugar intake in food and beverages.  - malaysian dietary guidelines 2020.  177-194.