The Mediterranean Diet: a Guide to Healthy Living

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Mediterranean Diet: a Guide to Healthy Living

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Culinary Arts, Dietetics, Italian Culture, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Mandatory Lab Fee Required

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    The course includes lectures on typical Italian products that make the Mediterranean diet a symbol of healthy living: olive oil, tomatoes, pasta, rice, polenta, etc. The food pyramid will be analyzed and compared with consideration to everyday food in Italy. Students will experience hands-on preparation of typical Mediterranean dishes.

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