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Obesity, Diet, & Behavior - DVD only

Explains the complex nature of body fat and why both too much and too little are deleterious to health. Describes how genes, eating behavior, macronutrients, physiology, microorganisms, and the environment interact to produce obesity. Outlines how the food industry’s production of hyperpalatable foods fuels sweet, fat, and salt addiction and the obesity epidemic. Identifies the most effective diets that could produce long-lasting results in weight loss. Explains strategies for maintaining successful weight loss, managing food cravings, and treating emotional overeating. Identifies the relative effectiveness of diet, exercise, medications, and surgery in maintaining weight loss. Describes how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Describes, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other healthcare professions.
$69.00

Learning Objectives

  1. explain the complex nature of body fat and why both too much and too little are deleterious to health.
  2. describe how genes, eating behavior, macronutrients, physiology, microorganisms, and the environment interact to produce obesity.
  3. outline how the food industry’s production of hyperpalatable foods fuels sweet, fat, and salt addiction and the obesity epidemic.
  4. identify the most effective diets that could produce long-lasting results in weight loss.
  5. explain strategies for maintaining successful weight loss, managing food cravings, and treating emotional overeating.
  6. identify the relative effectiveness of diet, exercise, medications, and surgery in maintaining weight loss.
  7. describe how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes.
  8. describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other healthcare professions.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
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The Science of Fat & Sugar - DVD only

Identifies metabolism and physiology of lipids and carbohydrates in health and disease as well as in the aged individual. Lists the approaches to a patient suffering from metabolic disease from the nursing, pharmacological, psychological, and physical therapy standpoints. Compares and contrast appetite suppressants and other medications that induce weight loss. Discusses the recent discoveries in neurochemistry and neuroscience of the link between behavioral pathology and metabolic disease. Compares and contrast the healthy and the potentially dangerous weight loss strategies and long-term effects of fad diets. Describes the oral health implications of metabolic disease as well as eating disorders. Describes the empiric developments in bariatric treatments, their implications for nursing practice, and behavioral therapies. Lists sources of benecial lipids and carbohydrates and methods of improvement of palatability of the healthier foods. Identifies the role of the oral microbiome, periodontal disease, and S. mutans in appetite pathology, binge eating and obesity.