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On this interactive course, you will develop an in-depth understanding of nutrition for weight management, including the role of the media in diets and fat loss, the energy balance equation and the effects of hormonal factors. In addition, fad diets are explored, and we discuss misconceptions associated with some common diets, as well as how to devise strategies for effective weight management.
Once you complete this course you will be able to:
Energy balance equation
Describe the energy balance equation
Explain the role of diets and context of diets in contemporary society
Explore significance of the media, broad cultural factors in relation to weight loss
Fat cell hypertrophy and hyperplasia and effects on our body type and weight
Hormones and their effects on weight management
Describe the contraindications to a very low calorie diet
Explain why dieting is an ineffective long-term weight loss strategy
Describe some current misconceptions (eg., spot reductions, rapid weight loss, fad diets)
Describe the typical thought processes of a yo yo dieter
Discuss the physiological consequences of low calorie diets
Describe barriers to improving eating behaviour
Effective weight management
Devise strategies for effective weight management
Explain the importance of communicating health risks associated with weight loss fads and popular weight loss diets
Weight loss fads
Discuss impact of the diet industry on the health of the population
Evaluate the popular weight loss diets and other methods of weight control
Discuss the different types of eating disorder
Describe anorexia nervosa
Describe bulimia nervosa
Discuss the advantages/disadvantages of these diets
Describe the importance of communicating health risks associated with weight loss fads and popular diets
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