Duration 2 Hours | £35.00 per delegate
More than half of the people in England are considered to be overweight or obese. This includes a staggering 61.9% of adults and 28% of children. This statistic could decrease significantly if an engaged understanding of the importance of healthy eating became commonplace.
This short course will give you the knowledge you need to understand those health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet.
A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and fitness, this programme is also beneficial for general knowledge.
This course will give you the knowledge to understand the principles of weight management – the risks associated with ineffective weight management, body image, effective methods for weight management and planning a diet and nutrition programme.
The course is split into several manageable and engaging sections.
Section 1: The risks associated with ineffective weight management
In this section, learners will familiarise themselves with a range of terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation, as well as learn about the warning signs of malnourishment.
Section 2: How body image may influence weight management
Learners will understand the meaning of the term ‘body image’ and will cover media portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management.
Section 3: Effective methods of weight management
This section helps the learner understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term ‘energy balance’. The learner will also cover weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myths surrounding weight loss.
Section 4: Planning a short weight management programme
In this section, learners will understand how to plan their own diet and nutrition programmes, identify goals and collect information relating to the plans they are working on.
This course is suitable for anyone wanting to improve their understanding of weight management and the principles associated with effective weight management.