Case Western Reserve University
Designing Your Personal Weight Loss Plan
Case Western Reserve University

Designing Your Personal Weight Loss Plan

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Mary Beth Kavanagh

Instructor: Mary Beth Kavanagh

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
11 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

Let’s get started on designing your personal weight loss plan! We begin this first week by setting a personal goal weight that is realistic for you and making a plan for exercise. You probably expected that we would start out with calories and food - but these two topics are actually the right place to start!

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4 videos7 readings2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

In week two we will focus on the topic of nutrition. This week you will learn how many calories you should take in to lose weight and how many servings from each of the food groups you should take in daily to make sure you get all the essential nutrients that you need. You will also make a plan for grocery shopping.

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3 videos3 readings1 peer review

Is it OK to eat out in restaurants when you are trying to lose weight? How can you manage your calorie and food group intake in your workplace cafeteria? What strategies are most likely to increase your ability to lose weight and keep it off?

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2 videos4 readings1 peer review

This week we will learn about the “triggers” that can get you off track when you start your weight loss program and we will develop strategies to deal with these. We will also take some time to review all the goals you have set for yourself so far and make any needed revisions.

What's included

2 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

You made it to the final week of this MOOC! Our focus this week will be on helping you to stay on track and avoid going back to old eating habits as you lose weight. We will also consider why it is so hard to keep weight off once you lose it and some strategies you can use to increase your success.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 peer review

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4.4 (71 ratings)
Mary Beth Kavanagh
Case Western Reserve University
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