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Nutrition and weight management

courses


 with Marina Vasilescu






short description:
Basic nutrition for weight management, fad diets, weight loss myths and misconceptions
 
long description:
Learn the basics of nutrition and healthy eating in this course designed to help you
navigate diet related information generated by the media and on the Internet.

Learn about the roles genes, hormones, and dietary choices play in gaining/losing
weight.

Learn how to design eating and lifestyle plans that are safe and effective in losing or
maintaining a healthy weight.
 
level of difficulty:
all welcome
 
minimum class size:
1
 
availability:
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays and/or weekends - to be
determined based on students' availability
 
fee comments:
n.a.
 
 session structure




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Macro- and micronutrients

lecture

Importance of macro- and micronutrients for a healthy diet; dietary recommendations; a word on protein, carbohydrates and iron.


1h 0m



Digestion, GI tract and immunity

lecture

Digestion, anatomy and functions of the digestive system; role in immunity.


1h 0m



Overweight and obesity

discussion group

Roles of genes and environment in overweight and obesity; resting metabolic rate; risks and health impact of overweight and obesity; food logs.


1h 0m



Weight management

lecture

Fad diets; risks involved in yo-yo dieting; developing a diet and lifestyle plan for losing/managing weight in a safe and effective fashion.

Handouts.


1h 0m




total duration: 4h 0m over 4 session(s)
comments: Course is split into four live or pre-recorded lessons
lasting one hour each. Additional time will be needed for
homework assignments (i.e. food logs, kitchen re-
organization, etc.).
 

discussion forums: 1
 








Available to book on the following pre-scheduled starting dates:



1
start: (GMT) 04 March 2013 15:00 internet time: @667 | view full details |
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languages: English
duration: 4h 0m over 4 session(s)
fee: 45US$  (450lp)
payment: at booking
delivery method: self-paced

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Canada


Marina Vasilescu



description of :
Nutrition counselor and educator
 
Teacher's qualifications:
BA in Psychology
MSc in Nutrition
 
's preferred teaching style:
Lectures, visual presentations, small projects, and two-
way discussions of topics provide the student with a well
rounded learning experience.
 



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