Mediterranean Cuisine Comes To You
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.
- Anyone interested in eating healthy and eating well!
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
Some courses also provide credits that can go towards professional certifications. None of the online courses offer credits that can go on a college transcript.
Please refer to the course description to learn if a specific course offers certificates and/or credits towards professional certification.
The definition of a passing grade varies from course to course. Once you register for an online course, please log in to learn about a specific course’s grading criteria.
Also, keep in mind that not all courses offer certificates. Please refer to the course description to learn whether or not a specific course offers a certificate.
Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN