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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Weight Management: Beyond Balancing Calories by Emory University

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About the Course

Across the globe, more people are suffering from obesity than at any other time in our history. Why has obesity become so common and so challenging? In this course, we will look at the root cause of obesity, as explained by the latest science. We will see how our food environment has evolved over the last half-century, and how it is altering our biology to over-consume calories and resist sustained weight loss. We will also see how stress, a sedentary lifestyle, and inadequate sleep disrupt our appetite control system to promote gaining weight. By developing a better understanding of the physiology behind obesity, you will learn how to work with your body to prevent and manage weight gain. This course will also provide practical tools and strategies for creating a long-term, sustainable weight management plan to leverage your habits and your surroundings....

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May 25, 2020

The content and flow of the course are optimum and thought-provoking. The quizzes are designed with an inclination towards practical application, which helps one to apply the learnings from the week.


May 17, 2020

There is so much this course taught me about habits that I didn't even realize were unhealthy. A lot of information to take in and hopefully I change my lifestyle accordingly. Thank you so much!

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By Ceyda E

Dec 6, 2020

thank you for all. this program teach me so many think about our many.

By Mina

Mar 15, 2021

I loved this course. It gave me totally a new perspective to obesity.

By Rajat S

Aug 28, 2020

Very knowledgable course there is a lot of things to gain knowledge.

By Diakaridia K

Apr 9, 2020

I had fun following this course and very informative. Thanks for it!

By Dr. S T K S

May 17, 2020

Excellent course, giving insight into actual management of obesity.

By Kavita Y

Jul 9, 2020

Peer review should be removed as they do not give genuine reviews.

By Ingrid G

Aug 29, 2022

very instructive and helpful - I learned a lot on various topics

By Bethany K

May 24, 2021

Practical information that can be applied to anyone's lifestyle.

By monica G

Nov 12, 2021

Excellent experience. I learned a lot and enjoyed it greatly.

By Marijo A C S

Nov 9, 2020

Thanks for giving me additional knowledge. I love this course!

By olivier m

May 25, 2020

Interesting and easy to follow even for a newbie in this topic

By indrė g

Sep 22, 2020

It was so good. A lot of good advise and examples. Thank you!

By Vennela P

Apr 21, 2020

Its a good course for those who are planning to loose weight

By Arkadiy Z

Apr 18, 2021

Very well structured program and a lot of useful materials.

By Cristina G

Aug 17, 2020

I loved the materials. Very good information and structure!

By Алеся Т

Jul 21, 2020

Amazing course. Very interesting approach and information.


Jun 23, 2020

This course is really informative and challenging as well.

By Bill D

Jan 5, 2023

Great class for reviewing weight management, Thank you.

By Naimur R

Aug 6, 2020

It was very helpful understanding the weight management

By Felita D

May 23, 2020

This course was very nice and helpful to everyday life

By Kashmala E

Jan 13, 2020

This course is excellent and it enhanced my knowledge.

By F R

Sep 22, 2021

Really interesting, learned a lot. Loved the course.

By John A

Dec 10, 2020

Practical & doable. Nothing extreme. Well presented.

By Eri K S

Jun 22, 2020

It has some assignments but it really motivates you !