Course description

In this in-depth online course, delve into the multifaceted aspects of weight imbalance and obesity. Through a multidisciplinary approach, you'll examine the physiological, psychological, and environmental factors that contribute to these conditions. From genetics and metabolism to behavior and societal influences, gain a holistic understanding of the complexities surrounding weight management.

You'll explore the latest research and evidence-based practices in obesity prevention and intervention, equipping yourself with practical strategies to address these issues at individual and community levels. Understand the role of nutrition, exercise, stress management, and behavior modification in promoting healthy weight and lifestyle choices.

Through interactive modules, case studies, and discussions, you'll develop critical thinking skills to assess and address weight-related challenges effectively. Whether you're a healthcare professional, educator, or individual passionate about health and wellness, this course offers valuable insights and tools to combat weight imbalance and promote overall well-being.

What will i learn?

  • Understand the physiological mechanisms underlying weight imbalance and obesity, including factors such as genetics, metabolism, and hormonal regulation.
  • Analyze the psychological and behavioral aspects contributing to weight management challenges, such as emotional eating, stress, and societal influences.
  • Evaluate the impact of environmental factors, including food accessibility, built environment, and socioeconomic status, on obesity prevalence.
  • Apply evidence-based strategies for obesity prevention and intervention, including dietary modifications, exercise prescription, and behavior change techniques.
  • Develop skills in counseling and communication to support individuals and communities in adopting healthier lifestyles and managing weight effectively.
  • Critically assess current research and trends in the field of obesity management, recognizing opportunities for innovation and collaboration in addressing this global health issue.


  • Open for all

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Nutritionist Tasnima Haque

BSc in Nutrition and Food Engineering (DIU), MPH (AIUB), PhD (DU-Continue)







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Expiry period

12 Months



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