Received all degrees from Rutgers University. Arrived at Cornell in 1968 as Post-Doctoral Fellow for two years before becoming an Assistant Professor. I have been a full professor since 1986.Throughout my professional life I have been studying the control of food intake and regulation of body weight. I love both teaching and research.
For people who want to lose weight, navigating the hundreds of weight loss programs available can be confusing. How then to choose a sound, workable method? This course provides you with the tools you need to critically evaluate weight loss claims and understand who stands to profit from each program. Then, you will learn how social and psychological mechanisms impact how much you eat in order to learn what factors you can control to manage your weight in a healthy, sustainable way.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Explain what substrates you are using during each stage of an exercise and how carb loading is beneficial
- Identify major determinants of amount of food we eat
- Explain how different types of food prime impact on what and how much you want to eat
- List ways social and psychological factors impact what and how much we eat
- Understand how proteins are made
- Understand how diet is not the major cause of malnutrition
How It Works
3-5 hours per week
100% online, instructor-led
Who Should Enroll
- Nutrition, health, and wellness professionals looking to gain a stronger understanding of the science of nutrition
- Fitness and sports professionals, including personal trainers and athletic coaches
- Anyone interested in personal wellness and living a healthier life
- Anyone interested in nutrition, weight loss, diet, and exercise
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