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MED Instead Of Meds Begins May 8

Zach Troutman, Family & Consumer Sciences
Lincoln County Cooperative Extension

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – Interested in eating the Mediterranean way, but not sure where to start? The MED Instead of Meds class series will help you Go Med by exploring seven simple steps to eating the Med Way. Learn Med tips, life hacks, and recipes that will help you eat the Med Way every day. Great tasting and good for you! The simple, delicious, and satisfying Med Way of eating will keep you coming back for more.

During the MED Instead of Meds class series you will:

  1. Change your protein
  2. Swap your fats
  3. Eat more vegetables
  4. Eat more fruit
  5. Snack on nuts and seeds
  6. Make your grains whole
  7. Rethink your sweets

Explore tools that will help you Go Med, including:

  • Simple steps for mindful eating
  • Meal planning
  • Label reading
  • Right-sizing your portions
  • Simple steps for mindful physical activity

For more information about MED Instead of Meds contact Zach Troutman, FCS Agent, Lincoln County Cooperative Extension at or 704-736-8461.

This series will be held at the James W. Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092 every Wednesday from May 8 until June 12 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.  There is a $10 registration fee to cover food costs for all six sessions.

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