Traditional Diet

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:


Course number:
53717, 239496

Course Description


  • Traditional Mediterranean Diet and Nutrition in Developed Countries during the 20th Century
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Traditional Asian Diet
  • Traditional South American Diet
  • Traditional African Diet
  • Traditional Diet Model: Sustainable Nutrition
  • Nutrition: Religion and Cultural characteristics


  • explain the impact of the study of 7 countries on the development of nutrition science
  • integrate the characteristics of traditional Mediterranean diet and new scientific knowledge about its impact on health
  • integrate the characteristics of vegetarian diet and scientific knowledge about its effect on health
  • integrate features of South American Diet, Asian Diet, and African Diet and Scientific Findings related to its Effect on Health
  • evaluate the Oldways models of traditional eating habits for the sake of sustainability
  • explain the effects of diet on health and even today, including religious and cultural differences
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