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PG Diploma in Obesity Management

SESSION 1: Anatomy / Physiology – Digestive system

  • Enzymatic Digestion, Absorption & Assimilation of nutrients.

  • Study of Macro Nutrients: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids

  • Study of Micro Nutrients: Vitamins, Minerals.

  • Generating nutritive recipes with proper calorific values.

  • Calculation of individual patient's calorie requirement.

  • Menu Planning: Diet Plans for individual's daily food intake in:

SESSION 2: Etiology & Physiology of Obesity

  • Nutrition Basics 

  • Diets -Fads, Fiction and Fact

  • Preventing Obesity 

  • Treating Obesity

  • Modifying Eating Behaviour

  • Restricting Calorie Intake

  • Medical Conditions: Hormones, Drugs, Eating Disorders

Planning a Diet

  • Role of Physical Activity in Energy Balance 

  • Tips to Reduce Fat

  • Waist circumference, the problem of obesity and the impact of obesity on health.

physical activity, dietary behavior, supersizing, eating habits, medical causes, familial predisposition and environment.


Preventing Obesity Through Nutrients and Diets – types of nutrient, how many calories to eat per day, metabolism, high protein-low carbohydrate diets, low GI diets, very low calorie diets, meal replacements, what to eat to prevent obesity, the Eat well Guide and portion sizes.

SESSION 3: Treatment Knowledge

  • MBI calculations & its details

  • Therapies for Inch Loss,

  • Weight Loss, Fat Loss,

  • Spot Reduction,

  • Reshaping as done in leading Weight Loss Clinics.  

SESSION 4: Assessment of Obesity

  • Clinical Tests, Electronic Body Composition Tests & Body Measurements for Inch Loss.

  • Diet Plans for Weight Loss & Maintenance: Calorie Count of Food

  • Calculation of Energy of individual patient

  • Diet Planning for Weight Loss

  • Supplements for Fat burn & increase Lean Body Mass.

  • Detoxification processes for Fat Loss.


  • Manual Body Spa therapy for Inch Loss on Thighs, Hips, Tummy & Arms.

SESSION 5: Theory, Principles involved & Practical Knowledge of

  • NARF Lypolysis - Body Contouring & Shaping with Radio Frequency.

  • Ultra Lipolysis (U-Lipo) - Latest Non Surgical microprocessor machine

  • HIFU

  • LIposonix Treatment

  • Meso-Lipolysis & Tonning for Inch Loss

  • Meso-Gun / Mesotherapy for Weight Loss

  • Electronic Muscle Stimulators for Tummy Tucks, Thigh Tucks

  • Mechanical Fat Mobilizes with Cellulite Mobilizrs.

  • Electronic Thermal treatment with Cellu0-Therm machine.

  • Treatment Planning & Programming of weight loss packages up to 50 kg loss

  • Manual Body Spa Therapy for: Inch Loss on Thighs, Hips, Tummy & Arms.


  • The brain on food

  • New science of food addiction

  • Hunger hormones

  • Why portion control doesn’t work

  • How not to feel hungry during weight loss what biggest losers do,

  • that others don’t When fast weight loss may be better When fat is not fat:

  • Water retention and food intolerance Comfort food as self-medication

  • The fix for lack of willpower

  • Psychology behind successful weight loss

  • Body composition and metabolic analysis

SESSION 7: Obesity and its effects on Health in details

  • Hypertension & Heart Problems

  • Diabetes & Sugar Control

  • Arthritis & Bone Health

  • Hyper Thyroid & Hypo Thyroid.

  • Child Health: to Improve Mental & Physical efficiency for Academics & Sports.

  • Weight Loss / Weight Gain

  • Exercises for weight loss & Stretching Exercises to improve flexibility.

SESSION 8: Scope and Nature of Weight Loss

  • Obesity Defined

  • Genetics

  • Diet

  • Exercise

  • Life Events

  • Adolescence

  • Pregnancy

  • Menopause

  • Middle Age

  • Stopping Smoking

  • Weight gain linked to Medication

  • Weight gain following Injury or Illness

  • Scope and Nature of Weight Loss Industry

  • Health Programs

  • Meal Replacement Products

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Surgery for Weight Loss

SESSION 9: Managing Physical Activity

  • Role of Physical Activity in Energy Balance

  • Role of Physical Activity Raising Metabolic Rate

  • Bone Mass Maintenance

  • Physical Activity and Mental Health

  • Specific Aspects of Exercise When Overweight

  • Tips to get started with Exercise

  • Types of Exercise and Effectiveness for Weight Loss

  • Cardiovascular Activity

  • Optimum Target Heart Rate for Fat Burning

  • Resistance Activities

  • Exercise Progression

  • Recommending Exercise

SESSION 10: Managing the Diet

  • Teaching Portion Control

  • Beginning to Address Portion Control

  • Energy Density

  • Fats and Energy Density

  • Sources of Fats

  • Tips to Reduce Fat

  • Practical Tips Based on Daily Meal Plan

  • Sugar and Weight Reducing

  • General Weight Loss Tips

  • Using Food Diaries

  • Nutrition Resources and Lesson Planning

SESSION 11: Managing the Psychology

  • Eating and Emotions

  • The Brain and Weight Management

  • Managing the Psychology

  • Helping People to Make Changes

  • Stages og Change Explained -Pre contemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance, Relapse

SESSION 12: Tools for the Consultant

  • Determining Weight Status of Clients

  • Administering Weight Checks

  • Calculating BMI

  • Interpreting BMI

  • Setting Targets

  • Determining Waiste Measurement

  • Health Evaluation

  • Nutritional Advice

  • Running Supermarket Tours

  • Food Labels

SESSION 13: Delivering Weight Loss Services

  • Individual Consultations

  • Features of an Ideal One to One Consultation

  • Good Questioning Skills

  • Running Group Sessions

  • Running Independent Weight Management Group Sessions

  • Joining an Established Weight Management Business

  • Potential Barriers to Weight Loss

  • Social Issues and Pressure

  • Time Constraints

  • Lifestyle

  • Physical Limitations

  • Psychological Limitations

  • Age

  • Hormonal Issues

SESSION 14: Conducting a Weight Loss Consultation

  • The Next Step

  • Target Marketing

  • Demand

  • Competition

  • Location

  • A major project where you:

  • Explain the basics of obesity, explain fully the causes, symptoms, and associated health risks.

  • Identify a target market that will benefit from your services.

  • Develop a marketing strategy to attract clients from your target market

  • Identify the nutritional, physical exercise, and psychological contributions to obesity.

  • Identify and convey the importance of addressing all of the above elements in a successful weight loss program.

  • Present clear, concise and readily understandable guidelines that address appropriate interventions for the clients to take home and follow

  • Develop appropriate assessment tools and strategies to identify and monitor your clients needs.

  • Discuss the challenges for your client to adhere to the program, and outline strategies to support them.

  • Compare and contrast the dietary, exercise and psychological strategies you have decided to use, with other weight loss strategies you have decided not to use (e.g. surgery, meal replacement drinks, medication)

  • Represent complex health information in a clear, simple format, readily understandable by the individual assuming they have little or no nutritional background

SESSION 15: Establishing a Weight Loss Business

  • Starting a New Business

  • Personality and Lifestyle

  • Affordability

  • Industry Knowledge and Experience

  • Starting a Business versus Buying a Franchise

  • Business Plans

  • The Planning Process

  • Marketing

  • The Marketing Plan Promotion, Advertising, Networking

  • Summary of a Successful Business

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

  • Explain factors that affect weight in a body.

  • Determine the scope and nature of the weight loss industry in your region.

  • Explain the role of physical activity in weight loss and provide practical advice and resources for you to use as a weight loss consultant.

  • Explain the role of dietary change in weight loss and provide practical advice and resources for you to use as a weight loss consultant.

  • Explain a variety of ways that psychology can be applied to the control of weight.

  • Determine weight status of clients

  • Select and implement and manage the use of different techniques to control weight in clients

  • Identify a viable weight loss service, and those things that must be done to optimize the chance of ongoing success.

  • Adapt dietary resources based on needs of an individual or a particular group.

  • Planning to start a weight management group

  • Develop a weight management service as a business

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