Understanding weight gain and the risks associated with it

How we gain weight is a controversial topic, there are likely a wealth of psychological and physiological mechanisms that divert away from homeostasis. This combined with the arguably obesogenic environment we live in can lead to significant weight gain.

Learning outcomes:

  • The psychology behind weight gain
  • The physiology behind weight gain
  • Environmental factors that contribute to weight gain
  • Possible complications of carrying excess weight

Wednesday 30 October 2019

15:00 - 15:50

Prevention & Obesity in Practice

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Matthew Whitaker
Digital Health Lead, Xpert Health