CHEW LYE YEE

Chew Lye Yee

Lecturer

M.Sc. Nutritional Sciences (University Putra Malaysia),
B.Sc. (Hons) Nutrition and Community Health (University Putra Malaysia).

lyeyee.chew@taylors.edu.my
Expertise
  • Nutritional sciences

Research Interests
  • Chemical composition and antioxidant properties of natural products/underutilized fruits

Research Grants Awarded
  • Nutritional Composition and Carotenoids Profile of Selected Underutilized Seaweed Species of Peninsular Malaysia
    Taylor’s University TRGS (2012-2013)

Publications
Peer Reviewed Papers (10 most significant)
  • K.W. Kong, H.E. Khoo, N.K. Prasad, L.Y. Chew and I. Amin (2013). Total phenolics and antioxidant activities of Pouteria campechiana fruit parts. Sains Malaysiana 42(2): 123-127. JIF 0.268.
  • L.Y. Chew, K. Nagendra Prasad, I. Amin, A. Azrina and C.Y. Lau (2011). Nutritional composition and antioxidant properties of Canarium odontophyllum Miq. (dabai) fruits. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 24: 670-677. JIF 2.423.
  • L.Y. Chew, H.E. Khoo, I. Amin, A. Azrina and C.Y. Lau (2011). Analysis of phenolic compounds of dabai (Canarium odontophyllum Miq.) fruits by high performance liquid chromatography. Food Analytical Methods 5: 126-137. JIF 1.400.
  • K. Nagendra Prasad, Lye Yee Chew, Hock Eng Khoo, Bao Yang, Azrina Azlan and Amin Ismail (2011). Carotenoids and antioxidant capacities from Canarium odontophyllum Miq. fruit. Food Chemistry 124: 1549-1555. JIF 3.146.
  • Kin Weng Kong, Lye Yee Chew, K. Nagendra Prasad, Cheng Yuon Lau, Amin Ismail, Jian Sun and Bahareh Hosseinpoursarmadi (2010). Nutritional constituents and antioxidant properties of indigenous kembayau (Dacryodes rostrata (Blume) H. J. Lam) fruits. Food Research International 44(7): 2332-2338. JIF 2.414.
  • K. Nagendra Prasad, Lye Yee Chew, Hock Eng Khoo, Kin Weng Kong, Azrina Azlan and Amin Ismail (2010). Antioxidant capacities of peel, pulp and seed fractions of Canarium odontopyllum Miq. fruit. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology Volume 2010: Article ID 871379. JIF 1.750.
  • Norhaizan Mohd-Esa, Fong Shin Hern, Amin Ismail and Chew Lye Yee (2010). Antioxidant activity in different parts of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) extracts and potential exploitation of the seeds. Food Chemistry 122: 1055-1060. JIF 3.146.
  • Khoo Hock-Eng, K. Nagendra Prasad, Kong Kin-Weng, Chew Lye-Yee, Azrina Azlan, Sun Jian, Amin Ismail and Salma Idris (2010). A review on underutilized tropical fruits in Malaysia. Guangxi Agricultural Sciences 41(7): 698-702.
  • Amin Ismail and Chew Lye Yee (2006). Antioxidative effects of extracts of cocoa shell, roselle seeds and a combination of both extracts on the susceptibility of cooked beef to lipid oxidation. Journal of Food Technology 4(1): 10-15.

Book Chapters (10 most significant):
  • L.Y. Chew, K. Nagendra Prasad, I. Amin, A. Azrina and C.Y. Lau (2012). Canarium odontophyllum Miq.: An Underutilized Fruit for Human Nutrition and Sustainable Diets. In Sustainable Diets and Biodiversity: Directions and Solutions for Policy, Research and Actions. FAO/WHO: Rome, Italy. pp. 154-165.
  • Hock Eng Khoo, Lye Yee Chew, Amin Ismail, Azrina Azlan (2012). Anthocyanins in Purple Colored Fruits. In Polyphenols: Chemistry, Dietary Sources and Health Benefits. Nova Science Publishers. pp. 133-152.

Conference Abstracts/ Proceedings (10 most significant):
  • Jamie Kok ML, Jee JM, Chew LY & Wong CL. Antibacteria and antioxidant potential of crude Sargassum polycystum in relation to their carotenoids and phenolic contents. UTAR National Postgraduate Fundamental and Applied Sciences Seminar 2013 (UTAR NPFASS 2013), Kampar, Perak 13-14 May 2013.
  • Tengku Syahirah Sorhana, Chew Lye Yee, Wong Ching Lee. Identification of carotenoids profile and determination of antioxidant properties of underutilized seaweed species in Peninsular Malaysia. Taylor’s University Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar 2013, Subang Jaya, Selangor 11 May 2013.
  • Chew, L.Y., Amin, I., Azrina, A. and Lau, C.Y. Nutritional composition and antioxidant properties of dabai (Canarium odontophyllum Miq.) from different locations in Sarawak. 11th ASEAN Food Conference, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei 21-23 Oct 2009.
  • Chew Lye Yee, Faridah Hanim, Amin Ismail, Azrina Azlan and Lau ChengYuon. Nutritional composition and antioxidant properties of dabai, underutilized fruit commonly consumed by communities in Sarawak, Malaysia. 8th International Food Data Conference, Bangkok, Thailand 1-3 Oct 2009.

Scholarly Activities/ Industry Experience (10 most significant):
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Universiti Putra Malaysia 2008-2010.
  • Nutritional Advisor at two multinational companies; the former is a food supplements company while the latter is a market leader in the Malaysian dairy industry.
  • Technical Sales Consultant at a raw food material supplier company.

Awards & Honours
  • Silver Medal - Pameran Rekacipta Penyelidikan & Inovasi (PRPI 2011), Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Project title: C-Heart: Heart-Friendly Vegetable Oil 
    Researchers: Azrina Azlan, Amin Ismail, Zulkhairi Amom, Faridah Hanim Shakirin, Chew Lye Yee
  • Bronze Medal (BioInnovation Awards 2011) - BioMalaysia Conference & Exhibition 2011, Kuala Lumpur
    Project title: C-Heart: Heart-Friendly Vegetable Oil 
    Researchers: Azrina Azlan, Amin Ismail, Zulkhairi Amom, Faridah Hanim Shakirin, Chew Lye Yee

Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Nutrition Society of Malaysia (2003-present)