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EIT Food

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets

EIT Food and Università di Torino via FutureLearn


Learn to make healthier diet choices by examining two different diets

Please note this course runs without facilitation

Your diet can make a big difference to your health. That’s why it’s so important to consider the value of different diets from around the globe.

On this course you will explore the science and benefits of two well-known diets: the Mediterranean and Okinawa diets. You will learn the main components of these diets and how to prepare simple recipes. You will also consider what makes these diets healthy, and how they affect the body.

This course is for anyone interested in maintaining a healthy diet, you don’t need any previous experience.

The Educators won’t be able to join the discussions themselves or respond to individual comments, but the course encourages a strong learning community. The learning is focused around debate and discussion – supporting other learners, sharing your own experience and knowledge, and listening to new perspectives. We hope that you will enjoy interacting with and learning from each other in this way. Don’t forget to comment, reply to other learners and ‘like’ comments.

Taught by

Simona Bo

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  • It helped me make sense of food pyramids and details of both diets. It supported my knowledge about benefits of certain foods and food macromolecules.

    This course expanded my understanding of strach in the diet and dieting in general.

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