TEACHING RESOURCES

These are PowerPoint presentations prepared for educators which can be used in various venues courtesy of Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Please feel free to download and use these free presentations.

Weight Control Programs
The following presentations provide information on popular weight loss programs.

  • Commercial Weight Loss Programs
    Discusses the features of several commercial weight loss programs and provides some of the pros and cons of the programs
  • Fad Diets
  • Reliable Weight Control Programs
    Discusses some of the features of “sound” diet plans and provides information on how to recognize fad diets, the types of fad diets available, and some of the problems associated with these diets. Other types of diet approaches are also discussed, in addition to fad diets.