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Eating Disorders


Types of Eating Disorders

Across the world, health groups are continually pushing for greater awareness of eating disorders. Unfortunately, research also suggests that the prevalence of common eating disorders is at an all-time high. Despite affecting the lives of millions of people of all ages, eating disorders were only recently recognised as genuine illnesses. For those affected, it can be an incredibly difficult reality to accept. Gaining the courage to seek help can be an even bigger challenge. Nevertheless, those who know and understand eating orders at an advanced level are right now changing lives for the better, all over the world. Anyone looking to get ahead in the field of diet and nutrition cannot afford to overlook the various different types of eating disorders and their catastrophic health implications.

This important tutorial has been designed for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of the causes, effects and potential treatments for common eating disorders. Explore some of the reasons why eating disorders manifest in the first place, along with effective preventative measures. Study several different types of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and more. Learn how dieticians and nutritionists are having a positive impact on the lives of so many people battling eating disorders worldwide.



  • understand what is meant by eating disorders.
  • Identify common eating disorders and ways to prevent these disorders

Programme Content


  • What are Eating Disorders?
  • Common Eating Disorders
  • Factors that Cause Eating Disorders
  • How to Avoid or Prevent an Eating Disorder
  • Treatment for Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia
  • Main Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa:  
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Geophagy
  • Eating According to a Set Time
  • Eating by Food Types

Target Audience

  • Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
  • Nurses, cares and health workers seeking for CPD
  • Nutrition advisors looking to expand knowledge and skills
  • Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
  • Anyone interested in developing knowledge about nutrition


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course Duration 10 Hours
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