Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets

EIT Food and University of Turin

This online course explored the main components of the Mediterranean, and Okinawa diets and how they affect the human health. We explored how these 2 diets influence the human health status, directly or indirectly through the modulation of the gut microbiota.

3 weeks, 2 hours per week

Maarten van der Kamp

Director of Education

EIT Food

Luca Cocolin

Professor at University of Torino

University of Turin

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Learning outcomes

  • Summarise the characteristics and benefits of the Mediterranean and Okinawa diets
  • Identify health-related properties of foods central to the two diets
  • Describe the importance of healthy food frequency consumption
  • Design at least one simple healthy recipe of one of the course diets
  • Reflect that there are many kinds of healthy diets and that these may be composed by using different foods and cultural approaches


  • Scientific backgrounds of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets
  • A deeper insight into each type of diet with regards to their healthy aspects
  • Healthy source of proteins
  • The secrets of carbohydrates and oils

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Issued on 12th September 2020

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Free online course:

Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets

EIT Food