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Energy

Watch Helen talk about the role that energy consumption plays in weight loss. Talking point In the video, Helen discusses the role that energy content and energy density plays in …

Portion sizes

Watch Simone talk about portion size, and how different serving sizes can often be misleading and can lead to overeating. Talking point In the Comments, considering sharing with other learners …

A ‘Fresh wrap’ from the course team

Watch a ‘Fresh wrap’ from the course team discussing frequently asked questions and emerging research in the field of weight management. This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube. In …

Calorie restriction

The three major macronutrients: protein, fat and carbohydrate provide different amounts of energy to the body for every gram eaten. Protein yields 17 KJ/g, fat yields 37 KJ/g while carbohydrate …

Does one size fit all?

Watch Denise discuss the complexities of establishing a single diet model that’s suitable for everybody, in terms of weight loss, and how the model would need to be adapted to …

Weight loss for women and men

Watch Helen and Denise discuss the differences between how men and women might respond to different diets when exploring weight management and better health.

Part A: Ben and the GP

Watch the GP discuss the topic of weight with his patient, Ben. While you’re watching, reflect on the GP’s approach to the consultation with Ben throughout each scenario, note any …