Every diet works until appetite control fails.

With this knowledge we can all provide better "appetite training" advice, just like fitness training.

Find out how at this inspiring webinar event.

Recent and often complex research provides amazing insights into how our brain controls hunger, appetite and cravings.

Yet good appetite control is ignored, musunderstood or underestimated for successful weight management.

Understanding how gut and brain chemicals work (ghrelin, NPY, CCK, PYY and more) is empowering for both health professionals and clients. 

Webinar benefits

Feel informed and energised to help more clients

Get a research update on brain chemistry, hunger and appetite mechanisms.



Receive bonus tip sheets and an appetite rating fridge card to share with clients.


Gain new strategies to help clients manage hunger, eating triggers and cravings.

See the latest science on appetite regulation.

4 Essential topics

Helping you master appetite management

The biology of hunger  

  • Brain chemistry made simple
  • The appetite regulation process
  • Recent research insights 


Are food addictions real?

  • Explaining cravings
  • Is sugar really like heroin?
  • Who gets addicted to food?

Nutrition for a healthy appetite

  • The best dietary macro mix
  • Effects of specific foods
  • Does meal timing matter? 


Strategies for craving control 

  • A system for appetite control  
  • Techniques & tools
  • New ideas & approaches 

About your speaker

Matt is an inspiring educator who makes complex science simple.

He has helped thousands of people eat better, move more and confidently manage their weight. For over 25 years he has been empowering health professionals with simple, effective strategies for healthy eating and positive behaviour change. 

With over 1,000 media interviews, seminars in eight countries and 24,000 participants in his own weight management program, Matt understands how to communicate with and motivate clients to improve their diet, exercise and lifestyle.

Matt is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Exercise Scientist and the Founder of the SmartShape Centre for Weight Management.

Matt O'Neill

BSpSc, MSc(Nut&Diet), APD

Director, SmartShape Centre for Weight Management

Learn a
powerful system to manage cravings.

Who is this for?

Anyone who wants know-how & skills for appetite management

  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists
  • Health Coaches 
  • Dietetic Students 
  • Personal Trainers
  • Fitness Professionals
  • Weight Management Consultants

In fact, if you eat please come along.

How the recording works

"Very easy to view slides, very clear and organised. Thank you!"

"Good structure for practical ideas."

Matt's webinar feedback

"I liked the strategies to use with clients."

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  • Webinar recording MP4
  • Slides PDFs
  • Summary
  • Bonus tools PDFs
  • Transcript PDF
  • Weblinks and references PDF
  • CPD Quiz PDF

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Some important details just in case the webinar technology plays up:


  • Tickets are non-refundable. If you purchase a $39 ticket (live + recorded) and do not attend the live event, you will be provided with the recorded webinar, slide notes, transcript and web links within 7 days of the live event. 
  • Content associated with the event (live presentation, recording and slide notes) is copyrighted premium content that must not be copied, shared or distributed.   
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the event organiser (SmartShape Pty Ltd) has the right to change the date of the event before the event date and ticket holders will be notified.  
  • If any speakers cannot present at the live event every effort will be made to record their presentation within seven days of the live event date and you will be provided with the recording as soon as it is available.  
  • If there are technical issues with the live event associated with the GoToWebinar service or the organiser that prevent the event from being viewed by an attendee a recording will be provided within seven days of the event.  
  • Attendees are responsible for their internet connection, and the organiser cannot be held responsible for any technical failure from the attendee's end. If the event is cancelled a full refund will be provided.   
  • Information provided in the live event, slide notes, and web links are general nutrition advice and are not meant to replace advice provided by your health care provider. SmartShape Pty Ltd or the speakers are not liable for any claim or mishap resulting from your participation in the event, from the recorded package, or by your use of the GoToWebinar service. You should always seek the advice of your health care provider before starting any diet program.

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