Does this toxicant make me look fat?
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Does this toxicant make me look fat?

The link between chemicals, obesity & our health and what you can do to protect your waistline and health!
5.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Last updated 11/2013
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Includes:
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about the pervasive natural of toxic chemicals in our lives
  • Understand the variety of ways in which chemicals impact our health
  • Explore the role that chemicals play in altering our metabolism and expanding our wasitlnes
  • Look at ways we are exposed to toxic chemicals in our lives
  • Gain powerful skills for reducing toxicity in your life, optimizing your weight and improving your health
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Requirements
  • Watch video lectures
  • Review related handouts
  • Experiment with new tools to improve your health
Description

Did you know that common household items like cleaners, cookware and soap can pose a serious threat to our health and waistlines?

Chemicals in common products which we use every day and in our environments are linked to rising rates of diseases including obesity, diabetes, thyroid diseases, behavioral problems, cancers and more.

Are you eating healthy, whole foods, counting calories, exercising extensively and still cannot get rid of that stubborn weight?

Do you follow all of your doctor’s instructions but still cannot get your blood sugar under control?

Are you curious about how you can take proactive steps to prevent obesity and diabetes in your future?

This course is for you! You will learn about the ways in which a variety of factors impact our waistlines and overall health including the many chemicals which are pervasive in our environments.

In this course you will learn about the pervasive natural of toxic chemicals in our lives and how they impact our health. I will focus especially on the role that chemicals play in obesity and blood sugar balance. This is a huge topic and there is so much important information to learn about this area. The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method for cleansing your environment can help reduce your exposure and enhance your health!

Through video lectures and handouts you will explore the link between chemicals, obesity and your health.

I also offer some simple yet powerful steps from my Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method for cleansing your environment and obtaining optimal health! You will be empowered with a set of simple yet powerful tools which you can implement in your life to reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals, optimize your weight and maintain great health!

Who is the target audience?
  • All wanting to obtain and maintain optimal health!
  • Health care professionals and providers looking to enhance their understanding of the link between environmental chemicals and health in order to more comprehensively support their clients and patients!
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 07:47

Did you know that common household items like cleaners, cookware and soap can pose a serious threat to our health and waistlines?

Chemicals in common products which we use every day and in our environments are linked to rising rates of diseases including obesity, diabetes, thyroid diseases, behavioral problems, cancers and more. In this section you are introduced to Dr. Weinberg and her training, The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method and what this course is all about. This section includes a video lecture as well as supplemental materials such as a complete syllabus and a detailed legal disclaimer. Please review these documents thoroughly.

Preview 07:47
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The Endocrine System, Obesity & Chemicals
2 Lectures 13:12

Obesity prevalence among children, adolescents and adults is dramatically increasing worldwide. Many risk factors, including obesity, contribute to the development of metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors which increase one’s risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus as well as dementia and many types of cancer.Obesity is a multifactorial chronic disease which develops due to an interaction of social, behavioral, cultural, physiological, metabolic, genetic and environmental factors.

In this lecture you will learn about the growing rates of obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and related conditions. You will also be introduced to the many factors which contribute to these metabolic conditions and how our genes and environments interact to influence our health.

Preview 06:01

The endocrine system has wide reaching effects throughout the body and is impacted by chemicals termed endocrine disruptors (EDCs). In this lecture, you will learn about the role of the endocrine system and how it is influenced by chemicals which have been coined Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals.

The Endocrine System & Chemicals
07:11
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Obesity & Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
1 Lecture 12:44

Endocrine disrupting chemicals impact lipid and glucose metabolism and can promote obesity. Scientists have coined the term “obesogens” for endocrine disrupting chemicals or other chemicals that seem to promote weight gain and obesity. The list of potential obesogens continues to grow.

In this section you will learn about these obesogen chemicals, how they act and where they are found. You will see that these chemicals are found in a variety of common products.

This section includes a video lecture as well as a supplemental handout.

Obesity & Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
12:44
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The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Method for Dealing with Environmental Toxicity
1 Lecture 09:09

Despite widespread exposure to chemicals like obesogens, you can take action to detox your life and protect your health! My Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Methodincludes some very powerful yet simple steps that you can incorporate into your life to decrease your exposure to these dangerous chemicals.

In this section you will learn about these simple steps as well as some additional opportunities for those who are interested in diving deeper into environmental health and cleaning out the toxicity from your life!

This section includes a video lecture as well as a two supplemental handouts.

If you are interested in learning even more about this important topic and how to protect your waistline and health, I now offer a downloadable video lecture and bonus guide!

The Simple | Pure | WholeTM Method for Dealing with Environmental Toxicity
09:09
About the Instructor
Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE
3.8 Average rating
9 Reviews
159 Students
3 Courses
Preventive, Lifestyle & Environmental Consultant, Editor

Dr. Jennifer Weinberg, MD, MPH, MBE is a Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Physician trained at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins, Author of The Whole Cure, Consultant, Wellness Expert, Editor, Speaker, Interdisciplinary Yoga Instructor and Certified Health Coach.

Dr. Weinberg is the President of the Simple | Pure | WholeTM Wellness Method and offers innovative online wellness and education programs for individuals looking for sustainable optimal health as well as health care providers seeking transformative educational and health outreach resources and editorial services, and corporations wanting to integrate a comprehensive approach to corporate wellness! She is the author of The Whole Cure: 52 Essential Prescriptions to Overcome Overwhelm, Reclaim Balance and Reconnect with a Life You Love! which is now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions!