Maintenance of Energy Balance in Obese Individuals

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Maintenance of energy balance is very important for a healthy body and mind. When too much of energy is consumed and very little is spent, the excess energy is stored as body fat. Being overweight opens the body to various other morbidities. Exercise boosts metabolism and builds muscle apart from helping to maintain energy balance. read more »»

There are various regulatory mechanisms in our body that regulate food appetite. The basal metabolic rate is a defined measure of energy expenditure necessary to support life. Learn all about energy balance and the ways to maintain it in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences, Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Concept of Energy Intake and Expenditure
  • Various Regulatory Factors involved in Weight Management
  • Concept of basal metabolic rate”

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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