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Are you interested in eating the healthy Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start?Med Instead of Meds

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Carteret and Craven County Centers are offering an online Med Instead of Meds class series that will help you “Go Med” by exploring 7 Simple Steps to eating the Med Way. Learn Med tips, life hacks, and recipes that will help you eat the Med Way every day. Eating the Med Way has been proven to protect against chronic illness. In some cases, eating the Med Way may even result in decreasing medications taken for blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes, hence the name, Med Instead of Meds. There is a $5 fee for this class. Register online

About the Online Series

Online Med Instead of Meds is a virtual, six-session class series focused on healthy eating Mediterranean-style (i.e., eating the Med Way).

Med Instead of Meds

The sessions will be delivered live through Zoom every Tuesday, September 1–October 6, 2020, at 1–2 p.m. Classes will focus on the Simple Steps to eating the Med Way. Each session will explore 1 or 2 of these steps, a mindfulness skill, and features Med Way recipes. Food demonstration and/or cooking instruction is included in each session. Past participants of the class have walked away with skills to make a positive change in their way of thinking about eating.

All information and Zoom links will be emailed to participants on August 28 from Stephanie Stevenson. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Stephanie Stevenson, FCS Agent, at