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Learn Optimum Nutrition for Improved Health and Weight Loss

Understand the food-to-energy process, nutrition basics and a new weight loss method with clinically proven success
4.3 (11 ratings)
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424 students enrolled
Created by Bradford Chase
Last updated 1/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Understand basic nutrition and the roles of carbohydrates, fats, and protein in our diet
Have a more in depth understanding of the types of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins available to us
Understand what Gluten is and how it plays a role in nutrition
Understand the influence of the hormones Insulin and Leptin in our weight control
Understand how our metabolism works
Know the importance of mindfulness in terms of weight loss and successful diet control
Learn a new way to track calories for improved weight management
Understand the that the timing of when we eat certain foods can be important and how to use this to our advantage
Learn a new and clinically proven way to eat, track calories, and lose weight
Feel confident about making good food choices when eating away from home
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  • You don't need to bring anything with you to benefit from this class accept an open mind and a willingness to learn


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Are you interested in learning more about nutrition?

Do you have a desire to lose some weight or eat healthier to help maintain your weight and improve your well being?

Using video, slides, animations, and text, we will work together to discuss basic nutrition; more specifically--an in depth look at carbohydrates, fats, and proteins and how our bodies process these for energy. You can expect to feel confident knowing about what you eat and how to make better choices regarding the types of food you eat to get and stay healthy. You will identify your health goals and how to get to them. We will look at food labels and explain their importance. By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of the nutrition we need each day and what part protein plays in weight control. You will also learn a new and clinically proven way to keep track of calories that will help you re-learn good eating habits for weight loss and better weight control. The second half of the course focuses on using your new knowledge to lose weight using this clincally proven method.

The course includes supplemental reference material and a quick start weight loss option for those who might be interested.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for students who want a better understanding of basic nutritional principles
  • This course is designed for students who what to know more about carbohydrates, fats, and proteins and how they are processed for energy in our body
  • This course is designed for students who want to try a new way to lose weight and improve health eating habits
  • This course IS NOT for students who are looking for an in depth study of physiology and nutrition
  • The weight loss portion of the course IS NOT for students looking for a quick fix to a life long weight problem, or who do not want to make any changes to current eating habits and still expect to lose weight
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 24 Lectures Collapse All 24 Lectures 02:08:52
Nutrition Basics
9 Lectures 01:04:01

Secrets To Energy Production

Tell Me About Carbohydrates

Now Tell Me About Fats

But What About Proteins?

What is all the Hype about Gluten?

Review what we learned about each of these energy sources

Carbohydrates, Fats, and Protein
5 questions

Key Points About Fluids, Insulin, and Leptin

The Secret To Making Your Metabolism Work For You

Nutrition Quick Reference Review Information
4 pages
A Clinically Proven Weight Loss Program
10 Lectures 39:01
An Important Look At The Emotions of Weight Loss Programs

Identify Your Goals!!
2 pages

Three New Weight Loss Tactics

Let's review the three tactics we just learned to make sure we have the idea down right!

Fat Burning Tactics
6 questions

Do I Have To Keep Track of Calories?

A Few More Key Points To Be Aware Of
1 page

A Quick Look at Food Labels

A Brief Word on Alcohol

Nutritional Supplements, Vitamins, and Prescription Weight Loss Medications

1 page

Eating Out - How to Eat Right Away From Home
2 pages
Wrapping it Up
1 Lecture 05:50
Additional Techniques for Success and What To Do Next
A Quick Start Diet Option for those interested
1 Lecture 00:00
The Quick Start Program
3 pages
About the Instructor
4.3 Average rating
11 Reviews
424 Students
1 Course
MPAS; Leadership Trainer, Health Educator, Lifelong Learner

Brad Chase has more than 28 years of professional leadership and management experience working in both civilian and military settings.

His healthcare background includes direct patient care as a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) trained in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Bariatrics and Urgent Care specialties. He also worked in EMS as a basic EMT, Paramedic, Paramedic Supervisor, and Operations Manager for a number of high performance EMS organizations.

His Leadership expereince includes ten years of Military Leadership as an officer proudly serving in the United States Air Force in both peacetime and combat environment, as well as holding senior leadership positions within a number of large US corporations.

His "semi-professional" hobbies are writing and photography.

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