NSC 455 Mediterranean Diet & Health

STUDY ABROAD SUMMER 2018

Mediterranean Diet and Health Program

The 6-credit lecture program (open also to Honors students) provides an opportunity to learn about the beneficial and protective effects of the Mediterranean Diet against chronic diseases (ex. cancer, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, etc) and is led by Dr. Donato Romagnolo, Professor from the Department of Nutritional Sciences, at The University of Arizona. On-site activities in Italy include presentations and cooking classes with local chefs; nutritional assessment of Mediterranean diet and recipes; guided tours to agricultural, and food production shops and laboratories; and tours of historic sites. Cooking classes will be held in a 15th century palace in historic downtown of Verona, home of Shakespeare’s script Romeo and Juliet. More details can be found on the program website.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION:
https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program/mediterranean-diet-and-health

Make it count!

All 6 units earned on this study abroad trip can be used towards a Minor in Nutrition. Contact nscadvising@email.arizona.edu for more information on the Nutrition minor requirements.

Professor Donato Romagnolo, Ph.D., MSc.

Professor, Nutritional and Cancer Biology

Department of Nutritional Sciences and

The University of Arizona Cancer Center

303 Shantz Bldg

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85718-0038

Study Abroad Coordinator- Katie Van Wyk

After reading about the Mediterranean Diet and Health Program on the Study Abroad Website, please follow up with Katie for questions regarding the application process. It is always advised that you also meet with your academic advisor to plan study abroad into your academic plan.

NSC Advisors

Michelle Mendoza, MA, RDN - mnmendoz@email.arizona.edu

Nita Ocansey - nocansey@email.arizona.edu

Located in Shantz 238. Walk-ins every Monday from 12-3pm or schedule an appointment at http://wiseadvising.arizona.edu

Interested in declaring a nutrition minor? Email nscadvising@email.arizona.edu for more information!

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