Nutrition for Weight Loss

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

£ 325 - (363 )
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  • Vocational qualification
  • Fernunterricht
  • 100 Lehrstunden
  • Wann:
    Freie Auswahl

To explain all aspects of how nutrition affects weight loss. It is an ideal course for people working with children in the child care industry. It is also a good course for mothers wanting to understand their children's nutritional needs and learn to cope with them or for self enhancement.

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Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Freie Auswahl
Distance Learning

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Weight loss
Medical training


Lesson Structure: Nutrition for Weight Loss BRE210

There are 9 lessons:

Understanding Obesity
What is obesity
Types of Obesity Hyperplasia or Hypertrophy of Fats Cells
Dietary Trends and the Incidence of Obesity
Factors Influencing Food Intake and Habits
Physiological factors which determine food intake
Environmental and behavioural factors which determine food intake:
Causes of Obesity (Genetics, Lifestyle, Exercise, Eating habits, Water intake, Changing metabolism through life, Medical conditions and disease, Psychology)
Health Risks of Obesity
Understanding Weight
Body composition
Evaluation Techniques Body Mass Index (BMI)
Nutrition Basics
Why we need food
Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)
Understanding Digestion and Absorption
How we process food
Basic Roles of Major Digestive Organs
Food Composition (Carbohydrates, Protens, Fats, etc)
Need for Fluids
The Glycaemic Index (GI)
Calculating Energy Requirements
Basal Metabolic Rate
Food Pyramid and Recommended Daily Intake (RDI)
What is the recommended intake of nutrients?
New food pyramid and normal eating patterns
Childhood Obesity
Diets -Fads, Fiction and Fact
A Review of Popular Approaches to Weight Loss and Control
Vegetarian Diets
Very Low Calorie and Liquid Diets
Commercial Low Calorie Meal Substitutes
Commercial Low Calorie Meal Substitutes
Blood type diet
Food combining
Detox Diets
Low carbohydrate diets
Low Glycaemic index diet (low GI)
Low fat diets
Fat Substitutes
Fat burning diets
Guidelines for Childhood Weight Loss
Preventing Obesity
Metabolism -Keeping the Metabolic Rate Stable
Making the best food choices
Nutritional Education
Teaching Healthy Eating Habits to Children
Health Initiatives Targeting Obesity
Public Health Information
Legislative controls
Treating Obesity
Methods that Work
Assessment of Clients or Patients
Modifying Behaviour
Prescribing Diets
Life Coach and Personal Trainer
Weight Loss Hypnosis
Self-help Groups
Health Clubs, Health Farms and Holiday Retreats
A Holistic Approach
Modifying Eating Behaviour
Key Stages in Behaviour Changes
Cultural food patterns
How to Make Lifelong Changes
Assess Current Diet (patterns and nutritional value)
Plan for Change
Seek Motivation and Support from Others
Improving Health Through Food
Diseases Linked to Obesity
Changing Unhealthy Habits
Restricting Calorie Intake
Understanding Energy and Metabolism
Energy Metabolism
Age (Growth and Aging) and Metabolism
Activity and Metabolism
Calorie Restricted Diets
Medical Conditions: Hormones, Drugs, Eating Disorders
Nutrition During Disease
Childhood Diabetes
Link between Medication and Diet
Drugs and Hormones Prescribed for Weight Management
Diet Pills
Thyroid hormone
Somatropin (Growth Hormone
Weight Loss Surgery
Lipoplasty (Liposuction)
Abdominoplasty (Tummy tuck)
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Planning a Diet
A major Problem Based Learning Project
Learning Goals: Nutrition for Weight Loss BRE210

Develop an understanding of modern day causes of obesity and recognise its significance to health.
Be able to evaluate the weight status and body composition of an individual.
To develop an understanding of a range of weight reducing diets and to evaluate how œhealthy different diets are in terms of nutrient balance and consider how practical the diets are to follow
Explain the relationship between nutrition and obesity.
Determine appropriate actions to manage eating habits in individuals and in demographic groups for prevention of obesity.
Determine appropriate treatments for treatment of obesity.
To compare different techniques for modifying eating behaviour in order to control obesity.
To analyse the calorie intake of an individual and recommend changes in order to manage obesity
To describe a range of medical conditions and treatments that can affect obesity, and to explain appropriate dietary management responses to those conditions.
To evaluate the obesity problem of an individual and determine a recommended course of action within a limited time frame; and using available information and resources gathered within that time frame.

This course is accredited by ACCPH and allows you to join as a professional member after completion. Membership allows you to add the letters MACCPH after your name (post-nominals).

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