Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets
Learn the principles, science and health benefits of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets.
Who is the course for?
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.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Summarise the characteristics and benefits of the Mediterranean and Okinawa diets
Describe how diet influences human microbiota and how this has an impact on human health
Evaluate the importance of healthy food frequency consumption
Explore the many kinds of healthy diets
their different food composition and cultural approaches.
Identify health-related properties of foods central to the two diets