Med Instead of Meds Series

Date: Tuesdays, October 3 - November 7, 2023
Time: 9 - 10:30 AM
Location: Online via Zoom

The Med Instead of Meds webinar series will help you explore the Mediterranean Diet by discussing seven simple steps:

  • Change Your Protein
  • Swap Your Fats
  • East More Vegetables
  • Eat More Fruit
  • Snack on Nuts and Seeds
  • Make Your Grains Whole
  • Rethink Your Sweets

Great tasting and good for you! Plan to join us for this informative series.

A collaboration between the Bernalillo, Chaves, Los Alamos, McKinley, Rio Arriba, and Santa Fe Cooperative Extension Offices.

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Session One - October 3

Session One Recording

Introduction to the Med Way

Dianne Christensen, MS NMCEP
NMSU Associate Professor
Bernalillo County FCS Agent

Session Two - October 10

Session Two Recording

Change Your Protein

Desaree Jimenez, MA
Los Alamos County FCS Agent

Session Three - October 17

Session Three Recording

Fats and Nuts

Patricia Largo
McKinley County FCS Agent

Session Four - October 24

Session Four Recording

Fruits and Vegetables

Tamara Schubert
Chaves County FCS Agent

Session Five - October 31

Session Five Recording

Make Your Grains Whole

Joy Russell (Czmyrid), MA
NMSU Assistant Professor
Rio Arriba County FCS Agent

Session Six - November 7

Session Six Recording

Rethink Your Sweets

Michelle Stizza, MEd
Santa Fe County FCS Agent

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service, please contact Dianne Christensen at or call at 505-243-1386 by Sep. 19.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating.