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Study Abroad in Italy: Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle A Guide to Healthy Living Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Ann Cohen, MS, RD, LD. Mediterranean diet and lifestyle Course focus and objectives Apicius our partner in Florence Experiences in and around Tuscany - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Mediterranean Diet

Study Abroad in Italy:Mediterranean Diet and LifestyleA Guide to Healthy Living

Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Ann Cohen, MS, RD, LD

Mediterranean diet and lifestyleCourse focus and objectivesApicius our partner in FlorenceExperiences in and around TuscanyApartmentsCosts and application Mediterranean dietEating and lifestyle experience

Small portions

Dine leisurely

Simple, fresh food

After atwo year loan to the United States,Michelangelo's David is beingreturned to Italy

His proud sponsors were:

Study Abroad in Italy: Mediterranean Diet and LifestyleFarm to Table Sustainable FoodDecember 27, 2014 January 17, 2015NUTR_S 3131Three or six credits

Program website: http://extension.missouri.edu/hes/italy/

Course objectives:

1. Identify the ways foods are produced, marketed, and consumed in Italy as compared to the U.S.

2. Contrast social, cultural, and environmental influences on food acquisition, storage, and preparation in Italy with those in the U.S.

3. Evaluate public policies and practices related to food, nutrition, and health in Italy as compared to the U.S.

Classroom presentations and experiencesExplore health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and lifestyle

Prepare and taste foods of the Mediterranean

Apicius

Out of classroom experiencesVisit fresh food markets, pasta, cheese, wine, olive oil and balsamic vinegar producersWalk throughout Florence and in the Cinque Terre

Excursions

Biking in the park on the top of the walls of Lucca.33

ExpectationsParticipation in all classes and excursions

Class presentations, group discussions and quizzes in Italy; reflection portfolio on return to US.

Behavior: Representative of the University of Missouri and guest in Italy

TravelTo a winery in the Chianti area, to Parma and Modena in the Emilia Romagna region, to Luca and Pisa To the Cinque Terre (weather permitting). To Rome or Venice.

Apartments

Costs1Based on fees for the Fall 2014 semester. Spring 2015 fees may vary. Non-Missouri residents pay an additional $500.90 per credit hour. Estimated program costs for three credit course Saturday, Dec 27, 2014-Saturday, Jan 17, 20151Estimated program costs for six credit course Saturday, Dec 27, 2014-Saturday, Jan 17, 20151MU Educational Fees for 3 Credits: $822MU Information Technology Fees for 3 Credits: $39MU Human Environmental Sciences Course Fees for 3 Credits: $130MU Study Abroad Administrative Fee: $75Program Fee: $3,100Total Program Costs: $4,166MU Educational Fees for 6 Credits: $1,644MU Information Technology Fees for 6 Credits: $78MU Human Environmental Sciences Course Fees for 6 Credits: $260MU Study Abroad Administrative Fee: $75Program Fee: $3,100Total Program Costs: $5,157Additional Costs:Round Trip Airfare (estimated):$1,200Personal Expenses (estimated): $500Total Additional Costs: $1,700 Additional Costs:Round Trip Airfare (estimated):$1200Personal Expenses (estimated): $500Total Additional Costs: $1,700 Final Cost: $5,866Final Cost: $6,85746Financial AidFinancial aid that is typically available for regular classes at MU should apply to the cost of the program:Curators ScholarshipBright-FlightMU GrantOther MU scholarshipsAdditional grants, loans or scholarships may be available to offset the extra costs incurred on this program. For more information contact theFinancial Aid Officeat 11 Jesse Hall, 882-7506.ApplicationSubmit the following application materials to Deb Garrett, 204 Gwynn Hall:

Course proposal form- Approval to study abroad from your advisorApplication formDeposit. A non-refundable $100 deposit payable to University of Missouri to hold a place in the program.

Return deposit and forms to 204 Gwynn Hall byOctober 24, 2014 Both forms are available on the course website.48Questions?

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