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CCS-University of Missouri Study Tour in Crete, Greece
The Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle
Join fellow dietitians, students and University of Missouri Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Department faculty member, Candy Gabel in Greece!
When: May 14 – May 26, 2012
The Greece location of the Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle study abroad course provides an ideal setting for a two week overview of the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and way of life. You will study different aspects of the Mediterranean diet through activity-related experiences, including visits to archaeological sites, organic food markets, farms, traditional tavernas, olive oil factories, and wineries as well as participate in food preparation classes. You will take a guided botanical hike to learn about the native vegetation that is incorporated into the diet. And will finish your experience in Athens where you will learn about the research focused on adherence and behavior change related to the Mediterranean diet.
This course will be held in the town of Heraklion and the villages of Archanes and Vamos on the island of Crete as well as in the city of Athens.
Learning opportunities will be provided by MU Nutrition and Exercise Physiology faculty, Chef-Author Nikki Rose, Founder of Crete’s Culinary Sanctuaries Eco-Agritourism Network and Mediterranean Diet researcher at the University of Athens, Antonia Trichopoulou, PhD.
Continuing Education Credit: 30 CPE units (eligible)
Cost: $3130 excluding airfare
Registration Deadline: January 15, 2012
Registration and Additional Information: http://extension.missouri.edu/hes/studyabroad/Greece/