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Nutrition For Weight Loss

Want to manage Weight Loss?

This course provides a very sound foundation for anyone to advise others (eg. as a life coach, nutritional advisor, etc) or to understand and better manage your own weight problems; or those of your family.

Course Aim

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.

Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  • Understanding Obesity
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Diets -Fads, Fiction and Fact
  • Preventing Obesity
  • Treating Obesity
  • Modifying Eating Behaviour
  • Restricting Calorie Intake
  • Medical Conditions: Hormones, Drugs, Eating Disorders
  • Planning a Diet


Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.