Xiao Tong Teong

Xiao Tong Teong

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


With a strong commitment to promoting healthy living, Xiao Tong Teong is pursuing a PhD degree at The University of Adelaide within the Adelaide Medical School. She is based within the Obesity and Metabolism group as part of the Lifelong Health Theme at South Australian Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). She has a background of clinical dietitian and expertise in diet counselling/health coaching. She is particularly enthusiasm in providing evidence-based, tailored, and effective health care approaches, which covering nutrition, metabolism and psychology aspects.

Xiao Tong Teong is primarily focused on lifestyle interventions to reduce risk of chronic diseases and improve quality of life in human population. She is conducting a 18-month randomized controlled trial that is comparing the long term effectiveness of various diet approaches (in particular intermittent fasting versus calorie restriction) in individuals at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

    Expand
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2021 - ongoing Member American Society for Nutrition United States
    2021 - ongoing Member Australian Diabetes Society Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Malaysian Dietitians' Association Malaysia
    2021 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society Australia
    2021 - ongoing Member Nutrition Society of Malaysia Malaysia

Connect With Me
External Profiles