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Food as Medicine - Talking about Weight

Food as Medicine - Talking about Weight

This course is part of the Using Food as Medicine in Healthcare Practice program, which will enable you to learn how to use food as medicine in healthcare practice 

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Course Highlights

  • The self-paced nature of the course will allow learners to access it at their convenience

  • This course is offered by Monash University

  • This course is recognised by: British Dietetic Association (BDA), Association for Nutrition (AfN)

Duration: 14 Days

Mode of learning: Online self study

Course Overview

Who should do this course ?
  • This course has been designed for healthcare professionals, specifically medical specialists, general practitioners and nurses

  • However, the course may be of benefit to healthcare professionals such as dietitians and nutritionists with a background in nutrition, who may like a ‘refresher’ in this area of study

What are the course deliverables ?
  • Identify critical time points where interventions can have the most effect in the prevention of weight gain

  • Discuss factors that may assist patients to lose weight and prevent weight regain

  • Discuss factors that may drive weight regain in those who have lost weight and what health professionals can do to support weight loss maintenance

  • Engage effectively with patients and respond to common nutrition, food and weight management related questions

More about this course
  • The obesity crisis means that healthcare professionals talking confidently to patients about weight is more critical than ever

  • On this course, designed for healthcare professionals by an international team of experts in nutrition and weight management from Monash University and Portsmouth Hospital, NHS Trust UK, including GPs and nurses, you will be equipped with the latest information about weight management strategies, so you can feel more confident in having difficult conversation regarding weight with patients, and answering common nutrition and weight management related questions.

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    Rahul Rameshwar Dahihande

    If we take the food as per our body requirement then it will work like medicine for our body and it cn help much to control our digestive system and yes weight.
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