Nutrition for Weight Loss

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ADL - Academy for Distance Learning
  • ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 30,104
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Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Are you interested in knowing more about the nutrition world? Would you like to help people with their weight loss challenge? ADL is the perfect academy where you will learn skills and knowledge.

The aim of this course is 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 children's nutritional needs and learn to cope with them or for self-enhancement.

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What are the course objectives?

Learning Goals: Nutrition for Weight Loss BRE210

Develop an understanding of modern day causes of obesity and recognise its significance to health.
Be able to evaluate the weight status and body composition of an individual.
To develop an understanding of a range of weight reducing diets and to evaluate how œhealthy different diets are in terms of nutrient balance and consider how practical the diets are to follow
Explain the relationship between nutrition and obesity.
Determine appropriate actions to manage eating habits in individuals and in demographic groups for prevention of obesity.
Determine appropriate treatments for treatment of obesity.
To compare different techniques for modifying eating behaviour in order to control obesity.
To analyse the calorie intake of an individual and recommend changes in order to manage obesity
To describe a range of medical conditions and treatments that can affect obesity, and to explain appropriate dietary management responses to those conditions.
To evaluate the obesity problem of an individual and determine a recommended course of action within a limited time frame; and using available information and resources gathered within that time frame.


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning


Course rating
Centre rating

Reviews on this course

What I would highlight: The subjects were clarified in a simple and clear path for anybody to get it. The utilized dialect was light, notwithstanding for the general population with other first languages.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Course taken: September 2016
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
What I would highlight: Iona Lister was my guide and gave me phenomenal, accommodating and insightful input due to this I truly made the most of my course and would do another with ADL soon.
What could be improved: Nothing bad.
Course taken: August 2016
Would you recommend this centre?: yes

What you'll learn on the course

Balanced Diet
Diet and nutrition
Diet food
Weight loss
Dietetics and nutrition
Body Composition

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Nutrition for Weight Los

There are 9 lessons:

  • Understanding Obesity
  • What is obesity
  • Types of Obesity Hyperplasia or Hypertrophy of Fats Cells
  • Dietary Trends and the Incidence of Obesity
  • Factors Influencing Food Intake and Habits
  • Physiological factors which determine food intake
  • Environmental and behavioural factors which determine food intake:
  • Causes of Obesity (Genetics, Lifestyle, Exercise, Eating habits, Water intake, Changing metabolism through life, Medical conditions and disease, Psychology)
  • Health Risks of Obesity
  • Understanding Weight
  • Body composition
  • Evaluation Techniques Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Why we need food
  • Nutrient Reference Value (NRV)
  • Understanding Digestion and Absorption
  • How we process food
  • Basic Roles of Major Digestive Organs
  • Food Composition (Carbohydrates, Protens, Fats, etc)
  • Fibre
  • Need for Fluids
  • The Glycaemic Index (GI)
  • Calculating Energy Requirements
  • Basal Metabolic Rate
  • Food Pyramid and Recommended Daily Intake (RDI)
  • What is the recommended intake of nutrients?
  • New food pyramid and normal eating patterns
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Diets -Fads, Fiction and Fact
  • A Review of Popular Approaches to Weight Loss and Control
  • Vegetarian Diets
  • Starvation
  • Very Low Calorie and Liquid Diets
  • Commercial Low Calorie Meal Substitutes
  • Commercial Low Calorie Meal Substitutes
  • Blood type diet
  • Food combining
  • Detox Diets
  • Low carbohydrate diets
  • Low Glycaemic index diet (low GI)
  • Sweeteners
  • Low fat diets
  • Fat Substitutes
  • Fat burning diets
  • Supplements
  • Guidelines for Childhood Weight Loss
  • Preventing Obesity
  • Introduction
  • Metabolism -Keeping the Metabolic Rate Stable
  • Making the best food choices
  • Nutritional Education
  • Teaching Healthy Eating Habits to Children
  • Health Initiatives Targeting Obesity
  • Public Health Information
  • Legislative controls
  • Treating Obesity
  • Methods that Work
  • Assessment of Clients or Patients
  • Modifying Behaviour
  • Prescribing Diets
  • Life Coach and Personal Trainer
  • Weight Loss Hypnosis
  • Self-help Groups
  • Health Clubs, Health Farms and Holiday Retreats
  • A Holistic Approach
  • Supplements
  • Modifying Eating Behaviour
  • Key Stages in Behaviour Changes
  • Cultural food patterns
  • How to Make Lifelong Changes
  • Assess Current Diet (patterns and nutritional value)
  • Plan for Change
  • Seek Motivation and Support from Others
  • Improving Health Through Food
  • Diseases Linked to Obesity
  • Changing Unhealthy Habits
  • Restricting Calorie Intake
  • Understanding Energy and Metabolism
  • Metabolism
  • Energy Metabolism
  • Age (Growth and Aging) and Metabolism
  • Activity and Metabolism
  • Calorie Restricted Diets
  • Medical Conditions: Hormones, Drugs, Eating Disorders
  • Nutrition During Disease
  • Childhood Diabetes
  • Link between Medication and Diet
  • Drugs and Hormones Prescribed for Weight Management
  • Diet Pills
  • Thyroid hormone
  • Somatropin (Growth Hormone
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Lipoplasty (Liposuction)
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy tuck)
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Planning a Diet
  • A major Problem Based Learning Project

Additional information

Food Management, Restaurant Upholding, Beverage Management