The Living Fully Mediterranean Course
How to Cook, Eat & Thrive on the Mediterranean Diet
Interactive Online Informational & Cooking Course
Taught by Registered Dietitians
Pam Fullenweider & Claire Virga
Do you want to eat healthy but you don’t have the time?
Do you want to eat better but you don’t enjoy cooking?
Are you worried about a high cholesterol diagnosis?
Do you want to lose weight but are unsure how to do it sustainably?
Did your doctor prescribe the Mediterranean diet but you have no idea where to start?
Do you know the principles of the Mediterranean diet but are unsure how to put them into action?
Do you want delicious recipes and meal plans for the Mediterranean diet?
If so, you aren’t alone. It’s time to make a change.
This course is designed to give you all of the tools you’ll need to choose health and to start living fully Mediterranean.
Why The Living Fully Mediterranean Course is Unique
We go beyond teaching you WHAT the Mediterranean diet is. We teach you HOW TO follow it.
We don’t just provide information and handouts. We teach you strategies and provide tools that make implementing the Mediterranean diet realistic and sustainable.
We created a community for you to receive the accountability, support, and guidance you deserve.
Our dietary and lifestyle recommendations are based on decades of scientific research – unlike the majority of popular diets that exist today.
We help you discover that good food and good health go hand-in-hand, and we help you translate this pattern of eating into your own kitchen.
We take the guesswork out of the Mediterranean diet. You’ll receive all the tools needed to start living the Mediterranean lifestyle.
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The Mediterranean Diet has been rated the top diet
by the US NEWS & WORLD REPORT
for the past 5 years.
This is more than just a course. It’s more than just a cooking class.
It’s a way to seamlessly translate this pattern of eating into your own kitchen and life.
What is The Mediterranean Diet?
The Mediterranean Diet is consistently ranked as one of the top diets in the world. Research shows that following the Mediterranean Diet leads to weight loss and reduces the risk for chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s.
This eating pattern puts food first, so you’ll enjoy delicious, real and whole foods–fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fat– that nourish your body and mind.
What’s Included in the Course?
This 6-module course is a step-by-step guide to following the Mediterranean Diet from start to finish. You’ll not only learn which foods to eat, but you’ll also learn the how-to of implementing those foods in your typical day.
These hands-on lessons explore the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, incorporating meal planning and healthy cooking techniques to help you adopt the heart-healthy diet beyond the classroom.
From delicious recipes to weekly meal plans, you’ll gain a new library of resources to fall back on when cooking for one or for a whole family.
Weekly Support & Cooking Classes
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20-30 minute live or on-demand cooking classes to watch on your own schedule + support to answer your questions
New Meal Plans Each Week
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New simple Mediterranean recipes each week so you don’t get bored of the same meals and snacks
Exclusive Facebook Group
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Private group to share and discuss your progress or questions
Pam Fullenweider, MS, RD
Pam Fullenweider, MS, RD is a Registered Dietitian, culinary nutritionist, and the founder of Fully Mediterranean. She specializes in the Mediterranean diet, and was a Gold Medal winner at the American Culinary Federation National Championships for “Healthful Cooking-Balancing the Art.” Celebrating with food and family has always been a big part of her life and cooking for family and friends is one of her favorite things to do. She’s passionate about helping people discover that enjoying good food and taking care of your health aren’t mutually exclusive.
Claire Virga, MS, RD
Claire Virga, MS, RD is a Registered Dietitian who helps her clients achieve realistic lifestyle changes through a holistic approach to nutrition. Claire understands how in addition to diet, our sleep patterns, stress levels, and lifestyle can affect our wellbeing. Claire helps her clients achieve optimal health while still enjoying the foods and lifestyle that they love.
What You Get With The Living Fully Mediterranean Course
Step-by-step framework of how to follow the Mediterranean diet
6 educational modules delivered weekly to work through at your own pace
One virtual cooking class per week that can either be viewed live or on-demand on your own time
Weekly live support and Q&A sessions with Registered Dietitians Pam & Claire
Weekly handouts, downloads and checklists for each module – everything you need to follow the plan in a simple step-by-step way
6 weeks of meal plans
Access to an exclusive Facebook Group for peer and instructor support and community
From people working with Pam and Claire, taking cooking classes, and following other Fully Mediterranean programs.
First of all, Pam is incredible to learn from, so knowledgeable, kind, interesting, relatable and she makes learning interesting and fun. Fully Mediterranean is just that, a comprehensive healthy lifestyle that is sustainable and delicious. If you’re ready to commit, then you’re ready for Fully Mediterranean and the pleasure of knowing Pam.
We have found the Mediterranean Diet, although not really a diet but a way of eating and lifestyle, has become a perfect fit in our household. My husband who has taken some of Fully Mediterranean’s cooking classes with me and loves to cook and eat, has lost 20 pounds. Once you become familiar with many of the basic ingredients used in most of the recipes, shopping for them becomes routine. Pam makes all participants feel welcome and comfortable regardless of cooking experience.
Within 9 months of working with Pam, my weight never fluctuated, my sleep patterns improved and, most importantly, I dramatically enhanced my scores. My HDL went from 36 to 60 mg/dL with similar progress in my LDL and LDL-P results, which my doctor highlights as the single fastest improvement he has ever seen.
Fully Mediterranean’s entire approach is nonthreatening, user friendly and grounded in proven science rather than fads. It starts with education, which was critical for me, and walks through proper planning for meals and snacks.
My husband and I realized we needed to improve our eating patterns and habits in an effort to improve and maintain our health and to lose weight. We were looking for an eating lifestyle that was sustainable, easy to follow and enjoyable. Additionally, we each wanted to lose some weight. With Pam’s coaching and detailed information about the Fully Mediterranean program, we’ve been able to improve our diet and lose weight. Meals are easy to plan and prepare. And, more importantly, are delicious, making it an easy and sustainable lifestyle to adapt to.
– Jill and Ron
What a wonderful investment this has been. Not only do I now have a strategy for eating, but the learnings on the Mediterranean diet, delicious recipes and demystifying grocery shopping has set me up for life long success. Thanks so much for everything!
What You’ll Finish This Course With
Resources to eat well to lose weight, lower your lipids, and feel great, all while enjoying delicious foods that you love.
The knowledge of how to meal plan and cook in a way that fits your lifestyle – busy or not!
A sustainable lifestyle shift that promotes longevity and lifelong health incorporating Mediterranean living.
A menu of seasonal recipes for 6 weeks worth of quick & easy and delicious Mediterranean meals.
Confidence in knowing what to choose in any dining out situation to serve your health goals.
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We can’t wait to see you in the course!
Get ready for:
Lessons created and taught by Registered Dietitians
6 weeks of exclusive content
Recipes, cooking classes, handouts, and more
A new community of like-minded people
I'm going away on vacation, can I sign up now, but start later?
Yes! The advantage of taking our online course is that you can start whenever it makes the most sense with your schedule.
I'm on a budget, are there payment plans available?
Yes. When you sign up for the course, you will have the option to pay in monthly installments, or to purchase the program in full.
Will I get access to Pam and Claire if I need help?
Of course! We want to make sure that we are available to help when you need it. Each week we will hold live support sessions, where you can submit questions ahead of time so that we can make sure we address any of your needs. Plus, you can also post questions on the course Facebook page where we will be spending time answering questions too!
I've already tried the Mediterranean diet but didn’t see the results I wanted. Will this course work for me?
We have had a lot of success with our previous programs, and people have gained the confidence and the tools to follow the Mediterranean diet with notable progress. Often times people feel there is a missing link with other resources out there – whether that is not knowing which recipes to follow, not having the tools to properly meal plan, or not having the support you need to stay on track. We provide all of those things and more!
How long will it take me to finish the course?
There are 6 modules in the course that are delivered weekly. If you are trying to complete it quickly, you will be able to do so in 6 weeks. However, the average time we recommend is around 2-3 months to complete all the content.
Do I get access to everything when I join?
You will get access to the content as you complete each module. A new module will be available each week. The 6 modules are separated into sections to help guide you through the content and build off any previous topics. We don’t want to overwhelm you by offering it all at once!
What if I can’t make the live calls?
No problem at all! We know you’re busy, so we make sure to record all of the live sessions so that you can watch them at your own convenience.
I’ve never done an online course, how does it work?
Once you purchase the course and sign up, you will create a login to our online course. Anytime you’d like to work through the modules, you sign into the course at the same link, and it will start you where you left off. The platform will also allow you to download all of the great resources we provide, including handouts, meal plans, and more.
What if I don’t consider myself “tech-savvy”?
No need to worry! Our platform is very user friendly, and once you learn the basics of signing into the course and finding the page to start the modules, the rest will be very straight forward (almost always with just a click of a button to continue to any next section).
What if I don’t like the course?
We are confident that the combination of tools we provide will be helpful and make learning about the Mediterranean diet enjoyable. If you’re unsure about signing up for the course, please feel free to contact us with any additional questions by clicking the Contact Us button below.
How long will I have access to the course?
You will have 12 months from the time of signing up to complete the course.