The Mediterranean diet is inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of southern Italy, Greece and Spain The presentation will cover: The eating pattern typical of a Mediterranean diet Health benefits and causal theories of the Mediterranean diet How the Mediterrranean diet can help with inflammation, heart disease and diabetes Tips for eating a Mediterranean-style diet Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. About the presenter Catherine Itsiopoulos is Head of the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at LaTrobe University, in Melbourne. She has more than 25 years of clinical, academic and project management experience. Her major research interests centre on randomised, controlled clinical intervention studies in diabetes, cardiovascular disease and the metabolic syndrome utilising the Mediterranean diet as a model of intervention. Catherine is also investigating the positive health and mortality profiles of Greek-born migrants to Australia, many of whom retain their positive cardiovascular mortality profiles even 50 years after migration. Registration includes Access to a recording of the webinar Presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Suggested further reading Registration types Recording: $38 to receive a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents by post Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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