Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You

Why is everyone is talking about the Mediterranean diet? In this online course, you’ll learn what it is, why it’s so healthy, and easy ways to adopt this diet.
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You - Online Courses
Skill Level: Beginner
Length of Access: 365 days
Sections: 4
Length: 4 hours
Language: English

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Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You! was developed from research and a study tour in Greece by Penn State Extension educators and registered dietitians. From their research they have developed diet and lifestyle strategies that anyone can adopt. The program is easily applicable to those living in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

In this course, we will explore what the Mediterranean lifestyle is, as well as the scientific support for the proven health benefits. You’ll learn how to implement the culinary aspects of the Mediterranean way of eating—using local foods and seasonings. Each section addresses a specific food topic and includes tasty recipes for you to try.

Who is this for?
  • Anyone interested in eating healthy and eating well!
What will you learn?

You will learn how to:

  • outline the history and culture of the Mediterranean lifestyle
  • assess findings from nutritional research
  • implement new elements to incorporate into meals
  • recognize strategies for making dietary and lifestyle changes
  • make easy and delicious Mediterranean recipes


Nutrition research and education Diabetes education Child overweight prevention Food Safety education Food Preservation

More by Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN 

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