This course is aimed at anyone interested in health and well-being. Perhaps you have always wondered how high blood pressure or high cholesterol causes a heart attack. Or how love handles cause cancer. Perhaps you think glucose levels are only something diabetics have to worry about. Think again! This course provides all these answers and more. Find out today and hopefully it will mean a healthier you tomorrow.
Most people want to live to an old age and enjoy their retirement with the best quality of life available to them. However, the lifestyle you lead NOW could be putting you at risk of a debilitating disease tomorrow. This course will educate you in how to assess your lifestyle so as to provide the motivation and encouragement to make positive changes towards a healthier you.
Through a combination of video lectures, slides and worksheet exercises you will learn about lifestyle markers; blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose and body composition. Find out what they are, how to measure them and how they impact your future health. Set in 6 sections, there is approximately 2 hours of content to work your way through covering 4 different lifestyle markers plus a course introduction and summary at the end.
Test your knowledge in this quiz to see if you have successfully taken in all the info regarding how to assess your lifestyle.
Matt founded LifestyleCheck.co.uk in 2011 because he is passionate about preventative medicine - that is the ability to stop and even reverse diseases before they occur. Matt gained a degree in Medical Biochemistry in 2002 before working for various scientific organisations such as QinetiQ and Imperial College London. He also holds a teaching qualification and is an adult education specialist.
The aim behind Lifestyle Check is to make looking after yourself understandable, easy and affordable. Knowing that most causes of death in the Modern world are lifestyle-related Matt devised a 5 step guide in order to make it clear what people need to do to live longer and healthier lives.
Matt is currently the Managing Director of Lifestyle Check and regularly tutors maths and biology and works as a freelance scientific researcher.