The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

The University of Newcastle is again running their Massive Online Open Course on healthy eating from Wednesday 6th May. 

Whether you are trying to lose weight yourself, or are supporting others, this food and nutrition course will dispel common myths about weight loss and teach you the science behind healthy eating for a healthy weight. It can also serve as a refresher for professionals in nutrition.

Based on the latest research, you’ll learn to develop a healthy eating plan to achieve a healthy weight. You’ll also discover more about the definition of a healthy weight, the nutritional composition of foods, how to cut calories or kilojoules, proper portion sizes, and how to identify and avoid fad diets.

The MOOC is free and available internationally. Find out more about the course.