Principles of Weight Management (CPD)
This short introductory programme of study will give you the knowledge you need to understand health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet. Online content and assessments make this course accessible for anyone, anywhere. This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.
Units covered in this programme include:
– The risks associated with ineffective weight management: Within this section you will familiarise yourself with a range of terms relating to ineffective weight management, recognise health risks associated with obesity and emaciation, as well as learning about the warning signs of malnourishment.
– How body image may influence weight management: This section will explain the meaning of the term body image and will cover the medias portrayal of body image and its negative effect on weight management.
– Effective methods of weight management: This section will help you to understand the role of a balanced diet and the meaning of the term energy balance. You will also look at weight management programmes, lifestyle choices and the common myth surrounding weight loss.
– Planning a short weight management programme: In the final section you will learn how to plan your own diet and nutrition programmes, identify goals and collect information relating to a plan that you will develop.
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Cost : Total Fee £30
This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the following courses: Food Safety Principles, Health and Safety.
Facilities and resources
You will need access to the internet.
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