Virtual Med Instead of MEDS Lunch and Learn

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Looking for a heart-healthy eating plan? The Mediterranean diet might be the right fit. N.C. Cooperative Extension has some great tips and tricks to help you. Join us for a virtual “Med instead of Meds” class starting March 15 and meeting every Tuesday at noon for 6 weeks via Zoom.

Register here through Eventbrite by March 8, 2022

The Mediterranean way of eating is delicious and satisfying. Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease the risk of many chronic diseases, including certain types of cancers, Alzheimer’s disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease. This lunch and learn will provide you with Med hacks and tips to eat the Med way. Each session will consist of a short lecture on one of the 7 steps to eating the Med way and a live food demonstration of one of our Mediterranean recipes. Participants will learn steps to:

Change your protein

Swap your fats

Eat more fruits and vegetables

Snack on nuts and seeds

Make your grains whole

Rethink your sweets

CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT BY

Liz Baker; Bertie County FCS Agent

Taneisha Armstrong; Pitt County FCS Agent

Regina Moseley; Nash & Edgecombe FCS Area Agent

If you have any problems registering please feel free to call us at 252-902-1714, and we will walk you through the process. For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Taneisha Armstrong via email, taneisha_armstrong@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.