Online Program

Body Weight Perception and the Reality of Health Risk

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The purpose of this is session is to describe the differences in weight perceptions, dieting practices, and body composition of normal weight, overweight, and obese populations.
Session Objectives: Describe weight perception while comparing demographic characteristics and weight-related behaviors. Identify major changes in non-genetic factors leading to obesity. Discuss faith-based intervention models designed to reach populations to reduce risks associated with obesity and cancer.

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Women's Caucus, Cancer Forum, Black Caucus of Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)