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Does dieting work?

01 May, 2014

Evidence-based weight management

The presentation will cover:

Is there evidence that being overweight contributes to non-communicable diseases?
What is the evidence behind different weight-loss diets?
Estimating energy requirements in overweight clients
Key behavioural strategies and their evidence
How can we promote weight maintenance?

Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points.

About the presenter

Dr Michelle Harvie is an award-winning research dietitian, based at the Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre, University Hospital South Manchester. For the past 18 years she has specialised in optimum diet and exercise strategies for weight loss and preventing breast cancer and its recurrence. Her findings have been published in many major scientific journals. In 2005, she was awarded the British Dietetic Association Rose Simmonds Award for best published dietetic research for her paper on weight gain among breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. She has also been awarded the Manchester City Council’s 2007 International Women’s Day Award for Women in Science, and the National Association for the Study of Obesity Best Practice Award for best published obesity research in 2010.

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Presentation notes
Multiple-choice questions and answers 
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