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Weight Management

Beyond Balancing Calories

Across the globe, more people are suffering from obesity than at any other time in our history. Why has obesity become so common and so challenging? In this course, we will look at the root cause of obesity, as explained by the latest science. We will see how our food environment has evolved over the last half-century, and how it is altering our biology to over-consume calories and resist sustained weight loss. We will also see how stress, a sedentary lifestyle, and inadequate sleep disrupt our appetite control system to promote gaining weight. By developing a better understanding of the physiology behind obesity, you will learn how to work with your body to prevent and manage weight gain. This course will also provide practical tools and strategies for creating a long-term, sustainable weight management plan to leverage your habits and your surroundings.
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Rating 5.0 based on 6 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 3-4 hours a week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
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Instructor Sharon Horesh Bergquist, MD
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Language English
Subjects Science Personal Development
Tags Life Sciences Personal Development Nutrition

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I love this course it has all information you need to lose weight and balancing calories thank you so muchbut its not have eafe student to achieve the assignment in this course so i recommend that chang the assignment to quisez per week

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Rating 5.0 based on 6 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 weeks of study, 3-4 hours a week
Starts Jun 29 (last week)
Cost $49
From Emory University via Coursera
Instructor Sharon Horesh Bergquist, MD
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science Personal Development
Tags Life Sciences Personal Development Nutrition

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