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Appetite Control & Suppression

Describes how appetite is normally regulated. Cites how appetite can become dysregulated and contribute to weight gain and obesity. Describes a range of factors that can influence appetite control. Identifies lifestyle interventions that can be used to regain appetite control. Identifies the role of appetitesuppressing medications.
$30.00

Hour 1:

  1.    Introduction
  2.    Regulation of Body Weight
  3.    Overview of the Appetite Control System
  4.    Factors That Influence Appetite
  5.    Thyroid Function
  6.    Environment

 

Hour 2:

  1.    Availability and Abundance
  2.    Variety
  3.    Advertising and Marketing
  4.    Lifestyle Changes
  5.    Food Potency
  6.    A Poor Quality Diet Can Disrupt Appetite Control

 

Hour 3

  1.    Improving Diet Quality To Enhance Appetite Regulation
  2.    Sufficient Quality Protein
  3.    What is the Optimal Diet for Weight Control
  4.    Effects of Alcohol, Caffeine, and Nicotine on Appetite
  5.    Treatment
  6.    Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe how appetite is normally regulated.
  2. Cite how appetite can become dysregulated and contribute to weight gain and obesity.
  3. Describe a range of factors that can influence appetite control.
  4. Identify lifestyle interventions that can be used to regain appetite control.
  5. Identify the role of appetitesuppressing medications.
Products specifications
Instructor G. Willett, Ph.D., R.D.
Contact Hours: 3
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