Science of Obesity

FSNU 335 Science of Obesity

This course will cover the role of diet and exercise in weight loss and body weight maintenance. Discussion of metabolic and physiological changes occurring during weight gain and loss will be covered. The course will look into the current trends in obesity and the relationship between body weight, obesity and disease risk. Research comparing popular diets used for weight loss and disease treatment will be covered along with recommendations for optimal weight loss and weight maintenance programs. 3 credits.

  • 3 academic credits/45 clock hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15531, for 45 contact clock hours.