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Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements

Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements

There is much controversy and anecdotal information about popular diets and dietary ... (more)

There is much controversy and anecdotal information about popular diets and dietary supplements, but all too often little scientific or controlled clinical data. We examine the science behind normal mechanisms of weight control, and how weight loss diets are constructed and work. The aim of the course is to acquire the knowledge to critically appraise a weight control diet or dietary supplement and choose the best plan for success, both in the short-term and the long run. Students taking the actual class will, in addition to learning the lecture material presented here, complete in-class assignments where they choose a popular diet or supplement, research the scientific literature on this diet/supplement, and present a critical appraisal of its validity and efficacy. (less)

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Social Sciences
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JHSPH OpenCourseWare
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Author:
Cheskin, Lawrence
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Obesity: Balanced Diets and Treatment

Obesity: Balanced Diets and Treatment

The incidence of obesity is on the increase in affluent societies, and ... (more)

The incidence of obesity is on the increase in affluent societies, and the phenomenon commands increasing attention from health professionals, legislators and the media. This unit looks at the science behind obesity, examining the dietary, physiological and genetic aspects of the topic. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Open University OpenLearn
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Open University
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Science and Technology
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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