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Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally
Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE

C205
26 CPEUs
HARD COPY
$155.95

Book, 324 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 38 pgs.
This program is designed to provide you with information to instruct and counsel your clients and patients to lose weight healthfully, and maintain their weight permanently. It also provides you with practical information to address your clients' stage of behavioral change and help them modify their usual eating patterns and incorporate physical activity into sedentary lifestyles to manage weight and reduce the risk for diseases associated with overweight and obesity It will help you:.

  • Apply the research regarding perpetual dieting, and its impact on national physical and economical health.
  • Recognize the pervasiveness of eating disorders, and the causes and symptoms associated with chronic dieting.
  • Identify how childhood, adolescent and adult obesity are related and predictable and how weight management decreases the risk for a myriad of preventable diseases.
  • Evaluate your client's readiness for change, and create a program that is appropriate for the individual.
  • Refocus clients' expectations from weight to health and recommend changes to your clients' lifestyles so that they can achieve improved health.
  • Explicate the difference between "diet" and "dieting" and create a program that focuses on healthy behaviors instead of dietary restrictions.
  • Recommend specific strategies to improve client's personal food choices, improve their menu planning, shopping and cooking techniques and provide clients with a structured walking and activities plan.
  • Teach clients about recommended portions from each food group, and help them select the healthiest and most weight-friendly choices within each group.
  • Review vegetarian diets' benefits and variations, and describe how to include sufficient nutrients to maintain health, while lowering the impact on the environment.
  • Provide comprehensive information about dining out healthfully in a myriad of restaurant and offsite locations.
  • Identify credible print and online resources and references to help clients' stay current with nutritional and weight management research and recommendations.

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Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally
Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE

2010 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Publisher.

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INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Welcome to Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally a self-directed accredited learning program. This program consists of a book of the same title by Susan Burke March, MS, RD, LD/N, CDE, and this study guide.

This program is designed to provide you with information to instruct and counsel your clients and patients to lose weight healthfully, and maintain their weight permanently. It also provides you with practical information to address your clients' stage of behavioral change and help them modify their usual eating patterns and incorporate physical activity into sedentary lifestyles to manage weight and reduce the risk for diseases associated with overweight and obesity.

This learning program is approved for 26 continuing professional education units (CPEUs). It is a Level 2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program, meaning that the reader has general knowledge of the literature and professional practice within the area covered. The focus of the program is to enhance knowledge and application.

To get the most out of this self-directed accredited learning program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:
Step 1: Review the objectives in this study guide.
Step 2: Read and study the Making Weight Control Second Nature book.
Step 3: Assess what you have learned by answering the questions contained in this study guide.
Step 4: Compare your answers to the answer key provided in this study guide. If you score at least 80% correct, you are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPEU) REPORTING FORM. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read this learning program until you score at least 80% correct.

After you have successfully completed the program complete the CPEU REPORTING FORM and
Mail to: Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., 13621 Gilbride Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029,
Or fax to: (410) 531-9282,
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GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

Goal
To provide you with accurate and useful information about effective weight management strategies so you can help your clients achieve permanent weight loss and lower their risk for diseases associated with obesity.

Objectives
Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program you will be able to:

  • Apply the research regarding perpetual dieting, and its impact on national physical and economical health.
  • Recognize the pervasiveness of eating disorders, and the causes and symptoms associated with chronic dieting.
  • Identify how childhood, adolescent and adult obesity are related and predictable.
  • Interpret how our current culture contributes to the epidemic of obesity in the United States and other industrialized countries.
  • Explain how obesity results from numerous factors
  • Recommend changes to your clients' lifestyles so that they can achieve improved health.
  • Refocus clients' expectations from weight to health.
  • Discuss how weight management decreases the risk for a myriad of preventable diseases.
  • Evaluate your client's readiness for change, and create a program that is appropriate for the individual.
  • Explain to clients why having goals and plans are the key components for successful lifestyle change.
  • Recommend a variety of ways to make small changes to produce better health and weight loss.
  • Explicate the difference between "diet" and "dieting" and create a program that focuses on healthy behaviors instead of dietary restrictions.
  • Describe the "best" diet and why all "diets" work, and why no "diet" works permanently without permanent behavioral change.
  • Prescribe a "smart diet."
  • Review vegetarian diets' benefits and variations, and describe how to include sufficient nutrients to maintain health, while lowering the impact on the environment.
  • Teach clients about recommended portions from each food group, and help them select the healthiest and most weight-friendly choices within each group.
  • Provide comprehensive information about dining out healthfully in a myriad of restaurant and offsite locations.
  • Recommend credible online weight management programs and resources for your clients to easily and efficiently track foods and activities and to enhance client/counselor communication.
  • Apply information to create an individualized weight management program for clients that includes a healthy eating plan and scheduled activities.
  • Clarify the health benefits and drawbacks of including alcohol, and suggest options and alternatives when clients are attempting weight loss and/or maintenance.
  • Explain the health benefits of aerobic and anaerobic activities, and discuss the research that links consistent activity with successful weight maintenance.
  • Provide clients with a structured walking and activities plan.
  • Recommend specific strategies to improve client's personal food choices, improve their menu planning, shopping and cooking techniques.
  • Identify credible print and online resources and references to help clients' stay current with nutritional and weight management research and recommendations.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword Introduction
My Transformation From Naturally Thin to Compulsively Overweight
The 'New Normal'
Growing Up in an Overweight World
Food Is Not the Enemy
Changing the Focus from Food to Behaviors
Motivation Doesn't Just Happen
How I Turned Excuses into Opportunities
Keep Moving the Goal Post
Why Change is a Naturally Good Thing
My Favorite Diet--is No Diet At All
How All Diets Work--and All Diets Fail
Your Naturally Thin Diet
Make Smart Eating Second Nature
Simple Steps to Natural Fitness
Cement the Path to Permanent Weight Loss by Making Activity Second Nature
Dining Out Can Keep You Fat
Dine Out as a Naturally Thin Person
Help is Here
Programs and Resources to Help You Get Started and Stay Focused
Now You!
Your Second Nature You
84 Tips for Living Thin Naturally
Living, Eating, Moving
References
Index
Acknowledgments

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Over the past 20 years Registered and Licensed Dietitian Susan Burke March has made her personal passion for healthy living and smart weight management her vocation. Susan holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition and education, is a certified diabetes educator, and holds advanced certificates in adult and pediatric and adolescent weight management. She served as chief clinical nutrition manager at Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens, New York.

After moving to South Florida in 1999, Susan joined eDiets.com, a leader in the online weight management program arena, to lead the nutritional development of a roster of healthy weight programs, and spearheaded development of unprecedented features and services that today are commonplace in the online weight management industry.

Susan serves as a media spokesperson for the Florida Dietetic Association, and is called upon by the health care industry and journalism community to comment on issues relating to nutrition and healthy eating, weight management, wellness and diabetes. Susan has recently completed a 2-year elected position as Secretary for the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group, a professional practice group of the American Dietetic Association and currently serves as External Relations Director. In 2008, Susan earned a Certificate of Training in Leadership from the American Dietetic Association Leadership Institute.

Susan and her husband Ken March live in Flagler Beach, Florida.

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