Course: Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements

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Session Topic Activites
1 Obesity and Its Consequences Introduction to the course, aims, grading; Lecture
2 Ingestive Science - The Control of Eating and Measurement of Hunger and Satiety Lecture
3 Digestion and Dieting Lecture
4 Metabolism and Its Control Lecture
5 Physical Activity - The Other Side of the Energy Balance Equation Lecture
6 Example Diet: The Atkins Diet - Overview and Critical Synthesis. Lecture
7 How-to on Dietary Analysis
8 Dietary Supplements; Miscellaneous Topics: Underreporting, Placebo Effect in Dieting
9 Midterm Quiz
10 Student Report Presentation
11 Student Report Presentation
12 Student Report Presentation
13 Student Report Presentation
14 Student Report Presentation
15 Student Report Presentation
16 Final Exam