For Professionals

Med Instead of Meds is a six-session class series focused on eating a healthy Mediterranean-style eating pattern (a.k.a. eating the Med Way). Classes focus on the 7 Simple Steps to Eating the Med Way. Each session explores 1–2 simple steps, a mindfulness skill, and features Med Way recipes. Food demonstration and/or cooking instruction is included in each session.

Purchase of the Med Instead of Meds Suite provides you virtual access to:

  • Curriculum Guide (PDF)
  • 5 Evaluation Tools
  • 8 Editable Marketing Tools
  • 6 Curriculum PowerPoints
  • 6 Educator Curriculum Scripts
  • Recipe Cards


One-time fee of $500.00


Copyright for Med Instead of Meds is held by NC State University. Do not change, edit, or add to the curriculum without written permission. The purchaser of the curriculum may add their logo with our logos and MUST include the following statement: Med Instead of Meds was developed by NC State University. The purchaser may add information or statements of equal opportunity or funding as specified by their governing policy.

Training Opportunities:

The Med Instead of Meds team believes strongly that your implementation of Med Instead of Meds will be enhanced by training. The authors are available to come to your state to offer a train the trainer workshop. This workshop will prepare participants to offer training for community educators. Contact Catherine Hill at for details.

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