Med Instead of Meds

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Eating like those who live in the Mediterranean region has been shown to promote health and decrease the risk of many chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and high blood pressure. If you are interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start, this class is for you.

The Med Instead of Meds Class Series will help you go Med by exploring 7 simple steps to eating the Med Way.

  1. Change Your Protein.
  2. Swap your fats.
  3. Eat more vegetables.
  4. Eat more fruit.
  5. Snack on nuts and seeds.
  6. Make your grains whole.
  7. Rethink your sweets.

The 6-class, hands-on series will cover Med tips, life hacks, and, of course, we will prepare and sample delicious Med Instead of Med recipes that will help you eat the Med way every day.

The class will be at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Macon County Center – 193 Thomas Heights Rd., Franklin, NC  28734 on Tuesdays, March 12–April 16, 2019, from 10 a.m.–noon.

Cost for the 6-class series is $20.00 per person. Participants must pay by Friday, March 8 to take the class. Call 349-2046 or come to the N.C Cooperative Extension of Macon County office to register.

For more information call or email Julie Sawyer at 349-2046 orImage of healthy food Julie_sawyer@ncsu.edu.