Product Detail

Weight Loss Solutions for the Busy and Stressed Nurse
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 24 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
VANESSA RUIZ, ND, RN-BSN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/12/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA077855
Objectives
  1. Analyze 3-day diet diaries for optimal nutritional wellness.
  2. Create a personal weight loss narrative that is empowering.
  3. Evaluate different diet options to select the optimal diet for your personal weight loss goal.
  4. Assess personal habits and behaviors that lead to weight gain.
  5. Plan a personal weight loss action program.
  6. Analyze supplements that have shown benefit for weight loss.
  7. Understand the psychology behind weight loss.
  8. Implement the 9 Foundations of Healthy Weight Management into your lifestyle.
Outline
Challenges of Weight Management
  • Causes of weight gain: Diet-binge cycles, stress and overeating
  • Common medical causes of weight gain
  • Deconstructing cravings: What causes them and how to overcome them
  • 80/20 nutrition: How to "treat" yourself without feeling deprived
  • How to increase your metabolism naturally
  • Stress and its impact on weight management
Food Restrictions Alone Almost Guarantee Diet Failure… There are Nutritional Musts for Success
  • Your body's nutritional needs
  • Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  • Micronutrients
  • Hydration and its effect on weight loss
  • Hormones and their role in weight management
Diet Diaries
  • Optimal diets for weight loss and why fad diets don't work
  • Analyzing your diet and lifestyle diary
  • Habits and behaviors that lead to weight gain
  • Why are you eating when you aren't hungry?
  • Why are you eating past the point of feeling full?
  • Eating, weight, emotions, anxiety, depression can all go hand in hand; break the cycle!
9 Foundations of Healthy Weight Management
  • Food preparation: How to make quick and convenient meals
    • Quality nutrition and food choices
  • The psychology of eating: Overeating, shame and self-loathing
    • Exercise and motion
    • Sleep and recovery
  • Developing successful skills for weight management
    • Restoration and stress management
  • Long-term weight loss habits and mindset
  • Creating a supportive environment for weight management
Supplements that are Beneficial for Weight Loss and Management
  • L-Carnitine
  • B12
  • Green Tea / Caffeine
  • Fish Oil
  • CLA
  • Chromium
  • Adaptogens: Rhodiola, Eleuthero
Your Weight Loss Narrative - Creating a New Story
  • Visualizing the ideal weight goal
  • Identifying obstacles in your narrative
  • Understanding the process of weight loss
    • End your unhealthy relationship with food
    • Learn to like your body image now
  • Creating a new weight loss narrative
Develop Your Personal Weight Loss Action Plan
  • Reasonable goal-making for weight loss
  • Objective and subjective indicators of success
Author

VANESSA RUIZ, ND, RN-BSN

Vanessa Ruiz is a naturopathic physician and registered nurse. She utilizes natural therapies in an integrative setting at Integrative Mental Health Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Ruiz specializes in natural therapies for both behavioral health and medical conditions. She earned her doctorate of naturopathic medicine at Southwest College in Tempe, Arizona, and her nursing degree from Stony Brook University, New York. She has been featured in YRM Podcast and the "Dig Deep Documentary". She has been a practicing nurse for over 10 years, in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics and global health. She is the founder of Nurses for Natural Health, an organization dedicated to educating and empowering nurses in natural health. In her spare time, she volunteers for the Medical Reserve Corps of New York, Naturopaths without Borders and Homeopaths without Borders.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Vanessa Ruiz is a physician at Enliven Mental Health Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Vanessa Ruiz is a member of the Psych ANP.
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Audience
  • Nurses