Online Nutrition for Weight Loss Training Course

Nutrition for Weight Loss
£ 30 +VAT

This online Nutrition for Weight Loss Training Course has been designed by a registered dietician to help people who are overweight or obese understand the components and importance of maintaining a healthy diet and active lifestyle in order to lose weight.

Obesity is a serious problem throughout the world, with 2/3 of the UK’s population now classified as being overweight, and brings with it many serious health risks. This Nutrition for Weight Loss course aims to provide information on how to safely lose weight by looking at the details of effective diet plans and lifestyle changes.

  • Developed by a qualified dietician
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for anyone who is overweight or obese and who is looking to successfully lose weight through a better diet and more active lifestyle. The course provides information on how to lose weight safely and effectively and is a great basis for anyone looking to take those first steps towards making a change.


CPD Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 5 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course Content

1The Problem of Obesity

What is obesity? Body Mass Index, waist circumference, obesity in the UK and the impact of obesity on health.

2Causes of Obesity

Physical activity, a sedentary lifestyle, changes in dietary behaviour, eating habits and medical and therapeutic causes.

3Nutrition and Diet

Nutrients, calories, metabolism, high protein low carbohydrate diets, low Glycaemic Index diets, very low calorie diets, meal replacements, recommended foods for weight loss, the Eatwell Guide and portion sizes.

4Modifying Your Diet and Behaviours

Reducing calories, food labelling physical activity, modifying behaviour, comfort eating, food diaries, diet plans to avoid, planning ahead, learning from others and surgery and medication.

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Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand the impact of obesity on health and know how to calculate their BMI.
  • Understand the different factors that can cause obesity.
  • Know which nutrients are essential for a healthy diet and what should be included in each meal.
  • Understand more about the components of a healthy lifestyle and how to modify behaviour to prevent obesity.
  • Understand the different ways in which obesity can be treated so that weight is reduced to a healthy level.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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