While western societies continue to see high and rising rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, there are useful lesson to be learned from the nutritional practices of long-lived cultures around the world. This session will investigate traditional foods of populations with high percentages of centenarians and examine the cultural contexts of their longevity. Dietary and social practices associated with healthy aging will be discussed though the lens of scientific evidence.
Course withdrawal must occur at least 48 hours prior to course commencement to receive a refund less a $25 administrative fee.
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This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).