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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of the nutritional basis of the Mediterranean diet (MD), its metabolic benefits, and its role in disease prevention and healthy aging.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between the MD and typical Western diet and activity patterns.
  2. Identify aspects of the MD that are especially beneficial in disease prevention.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT0917B
Published: Sep/Oct 2017
Expires: 12/3/2021
Collections: Heart Health
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Donato F. Romagnolo, PhD, MSc; Ornella I. Selmin, PhD
Categories: Cardiovascular , Nutrition