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.
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2019 Award Research Travel Awards 2019 The University of Adelaide Australia — 2019 Award Adelaide Medical School Prize The University of Adelaide Australia —
Language Competency Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write and speak Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write and speak English Can read, write and speak Malay Can read, write and speak
Date Institution name Country Title 2012 - 2014 National Taiwan University Taiwan Master in Science 2008 - 2012 I-Shou University Taiwan Bachelor in Science
Year Citation 2021 Teong, X. T., Liu, K., Hutchison, A. T., Liu, B., Feinle-Bisset, C., Wittert, G. A., . . . Heilbronn, L. K. (2021). An update to the study protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing daily calorie restriction versus intermittent fasting to improve glycaemia in individuals at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.. Obesity research & clinical practice, 15(3), 306.
2021 Teong, X. T., Hutchison, A. T., Liu, B., Wittert, G. A., Lange, K., Banks, S., & Heilbronn, L. K. (2021). Eight weeks of intermittent fasting versus calorie restriction does not alter eating behaviors, mood, sleep quality, quality of life and cognitive performance in women with overweight. Nutrition Research, 92, 32-39.
2020 Teong, X. T., Liu, K., Hutchison, A. T., Liu, B., Feinle-Bisset, C., Wittert, G. A., . . . Heilbronn, L. K. (2020). Rationale and protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing daily calorie restriction versus intermittent fasting to improve glycaemia in individuals at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 14(2), 176-183.
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2020 Bensalem, J., Hattersley, K. J., Hein, L. K., Teong, X. T., Carosi, J. M., Hassiotis, S., . . . Sargeant, T. J. (2020). Measurement of autophagic flux in humans: an optimized method for blood samples. Autophagy, 18 pages.
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2018 Huang, C. H., Lai, Y. -C., Lee, Y. C., Teong, X. T., Kuzuya, M., & Kuo, K. -M. (2018). Impact of Health Literacy on Frailty among Community-Dwelling Seniors. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 7(12), 10 pages.
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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
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