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Nutrition for Weight Loss: the science and solutions that work

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Gather the facts and confidence to create healthy habits for life. In this course, understand the science behind healthy weight loss, learn how to analyse your food diary and calculate your energy needs. Put popular diets under the spotlight and consider more effective strategies and supplements to maintain a healthy weight.

What you'll take away from this course

An understanding of weight loss supplements
Achievable health and weight loss goals
Evidence-based knowledge for healthy habits
How to analyse your own food diary
How to calculate your energy needs

In this short course, you’ll cover five core topics designed to help you understand how nutrition influences weight loss and weight management. Gain practical knowledge and skills to make healthy and sustainable choices for you and your family. Explore various weight loss solutions and set achievable goals for a healthier and happier you.

Diet and Weight Management Learn about the many contributing factors behind weight management.
Energy Balance and Dietary Contributors to Weight Calculate your energy requirements and the balance that’s right for you.
Weight Loss Diets Analyse popular weight-loss diets and alternative strategies.
Medical and Pharmaceutical Interventions Consider the options available if you’re not getting results from diet and exercise.
Solutions for Weight Loss Learn how to create weight loss goals and instil healthy habits.

In this course, you’ll learn practical and evidence-based facts and nutrition skills that you can quickly and easily apply in your life.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to learn about the science behind weight loss and how to instil healthy habits for life.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This course is designed and supported by experts and instructors at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

Your instructor

Sophie Scott is passionate about nutrition, fitness and behaviour change coaching. As a Registered Nutritionist and Environmental Scientist, she takes a holistic approach to nutrition, focusing on people’s relationship with food and driving a shift to a h…

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Awardees are able to establish health and weight loss goals, analyse food diaries, understand the energy balance equation and their own energy needs and analyse popular weight loss diets. They can identify the role protein has in weight loss, manage appetite, control portion sizes and instill healthy habits for the long-term.

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"Overall, all resources provided, particularly links to short articles related to the topic addressed, are very interesting and useful to deepen one’s knowledge."

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