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Study Abroad in Italy:
Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Ann Cohen, MS, RD, LD
Le Greta Hudson, MS, RD, LD, CDE
 Mediterranean diet and lifestyle
 Course credit and topic options
 Apicius – our partner in Florence
 Experiences in and around Tuscany
 Apartments
 Costs and application
Eating experience
Small portions
Dine leisurely
Simple, fresh food
After a two year
loan to the United
States,
Michelangelo's
David is
being returned to
Italy
His proud
sponsors were:
Study Abroad in Italy:
Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle
 May 16 – June 6, 2015
 NUTR_S 3131 two sections:
Three credits
 Six credits
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 Program website:
http://extension.missouri.edu/hes/studyabroad/
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.
Three credits
 Choose from the following courses taught by
Apicius International School of Hospitality in
Florence, Italy
 The Mediterranean Diet: A Guide to Healthy Living
 Nutrition in the Sports Industry
 Farm to Table - Sustainable Food
 Participate in selected class meetings of the
Mediterranean Lifestyle: Culture, Policies and
Practices course taught in Florence by MU faculty
Six credits
 Mediterranean Lifestyle: Culture, Policies and
Practices course taught in Florence by MU
faculty and your choice of a course taught by
Apicius International School of Hospitality
 The Mediterranean Diet: A Guide to Healthy
Living
 Nutrition in the Sports Industry
 Farm to Table - Sustainable Food
The Mediterranean Diet:
A Guide to Healthy Living
 Analyze and compare various food guides
and elements of each of the food groups
 Prepare typical Mediterranean dishes
 Evaluate food choices related to health
Nutrition in the Sports Industry
 Examine how nutrition and exercise can
maximize athletic potential and performance.
 Identify the benefits of exercise for optimal
health and weight loss.
 Evaluate the nutritional aspects of an athlete’s
diet (calories, caloric pattern, hydration, daily
food distribution, eating timing and digestion).
Farm to Table
Sustainable Food
 Explore the social aspects of the food supply
chain.
 Discuss sustainability principles in food
systems
 Examine food availability, accessibility,
distribution and consumption
Travel
 To a winery in the
Chianti area, to Parma
and Modena in the
Emilia Romagna region
and to the Cinque Terre.
 To Rome or Venice on
May 31.
 To Lucca and Pisa on
June 2.
St. Peter’s Square - Rome
Expectations
 Participation in all classes and excursions
 Class presentations, papers, quizzes and
exams in Italy; reflection portfolio on return
to US
 Behavior: Representative of the University
of Missouri and guest in Italy
Costs
Estimated program costs for three credit course Estimated program costs for six credit course
Saturday, May 16-Saturday, June 6, 20151
Saturday, May 16-Saturday, June 6, 20151
MU Educational Fees for 3 Credits: $822
MU Information Technology Fees for 3 Credits:
$39
MU Human Environmental Sciences Course
Fees for 3 Credits: $130
MU Study Abroad Administrative Fee: $75
Early Program Fee2: $3,100
Total Program Costs: $4,166
MU Educational Fees for 6 Credits: $1,644
MU Information Technology Fees for 6 Credits:
$78
MU Human Environmental Sciences Course Fees
for 6 Credits: $260
MU Study Abroad Administrative Fee: $75
Early Program Fee2: $3,100
Total Program Costs: $5,157
Additional Costs:
Round Trip Airfare (estimated):$1,450
Personal Expenses (estimated): $500
Total Additional Costs: $1,950
Additional Costs:
Round Trip Airfare (estimated):$1450
Personal Expenses (estimated): $500
Total Additional Costs: $1,950
Final Cost: $6,116
Final Cost: $7,107
1Based
on fees for the Fall 2014 semester. Summer 2015 fees may vary. NonMissouri residents pay an additional $500.90 per credit hour.
2Based on receipt of $100 non-refundable deposit by December 12, 2014.
Financial Aid
 Financial aid that is typically available for regular
classes at MU should apply to the cost of the
program:
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
Curators Scholarship
Bright-Flight
MU Grant
Other MU scholarships
 Additional grants, loans or scholarships may be
available to offset the extra costs incurred on this
program.
 For more information contact the Financial Aid
Office at 11 Jesse Hall, 882-7506.
Application and Deposit
Submit the following application materials to Deb
Garrett, 204 Gwynn Hall:
 Course proposal form
 Application form
 Deposit. Non-refundable $100 deposit holds a place in
the program. Check payable to University of Missouri.
Deposit and forms to Deb Garrett,
204 Gwynn Hall
by
December 12, 2014
Questions?

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