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The Science of Nutrition & Weight Loss for Health Professionals: Session 2

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Please join us for this collaborative livestream event. Session 2: Nutrition Communication for Health Professionals

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The prevalence of obesity in Australia has more than doubled in the past 20 years. Overweight and obesity have serious negative health consequences, and the effects of overweight and obesity are a leading health concern in Australia. In the HNECC PHN region, the prevalence of overweight and obesity is 34.2 and 33.7 in 100 adults respectively. A healthy diet contributes significantly to healthy weight, quality of life and wellbeing, and can protect against chronic disease and premature death.

This livestream webinar will equip you with the information and skills you need to effectively convey evidence-based brief nutrition messages to your patients.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the hierarchy of nutrition messages in the management of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Understand how to start a healthy conversation about weight management
  • Understand behaviour change techniques for weight management

SPEAKERS: Laureate Professor Clare Collins & Dr Rebecca Haslam.


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