Nutrition for Weight Loss - Online Course

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.

The course will allow you 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 childrens nutritional needs and learn to cope with them or for self enhancement.

This is a course for:

Life Coaches and Fitness Leaders
Anyone working in Nutrition or Health Support, needing to develop this knowledge
Individuals seeking to better manage their own weight or that of their family

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BRE210
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Understanding Obesity
  2. Nutrition Basics
  3. Diets -Fads, Fiction and Fact
  4. Preventing Obesity
  5. Treating Obesity
  6. Modifying Eating Behaviour
  7. Restricting Calorie Intake
  8. Medical Conditions: Hormones, Drugs, Eating Disorders
  9. Planning a Diet
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • To explain all aspects of how nutrition affects weight loss
  • To understand and better manage your own weight problems; or those of your family.
  • Understand the fundamentals of nutrition and what constitutes a healthy diet.
  • Learn methods to modify various eating behaviours.
  • Be able to plan a healthy and nutritious diet.