Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you the information to understand the components of Diet food
The Expo is upon us. But what we know about the relationship between diet and health? Very little, 40 years of media terrorism against fat, pasta and meat produced bad habits among consumers. We give more importance to individual nutrients rather than the overall composition of our diet also considering the quality of ingredients. An excess of saturated fat, carbohydrat...
The Mediterranean diet will save the planet
In this article we will see why the Mediterranean diet will save the planet.
We report the interview to David Tilman, winner of numerous awards, including II Robert H. MacArthur Award for ecology in 1998 and II Prize Balzan in 2014. He was born in 1949 in Aurora (in Illinois USA), he graduated at the Michigan University and he teaches ecology at the California University Santa Barbara - Minnesota . It was drawn since his childhood by ecological studies because he thought he could transform ...
Modern Science influences Mediterranean Diet?
To understand if Modern Science influences Mediterranean Diet we can read an article from Michel de Lorgeril (cardiologist and nutritionist at the French National Centre for Scientific Research and the School of Medicine at Grenoble University, France). In the 1990s he proposed a theory to explain the French paradox (low mortality rate from cardiac disease in France compared with UK and USA despite similar risk profiles), and his research group demonstrated that the plant omega-3 fatty acid ...
An Indian perspective of Mediterranean diet
To have an indian perspective of Mediterranean diet we've to read the research of Shweta Khandelwal is currently working as a Research Scientist and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the PHFI, New Delhi. (a trained public health nutritionist) and Dorairaj Prabhakaran (ardiologist and epidemiologist by training).
Several publications report the cardio-protective benefits conferred by this dietary pattern, however, the applicability and suitability of the Mediterranean diet in the Indian context ...
Beneficial health effects of Mediterranean Diet
The fact that this diet has considerable beneficial health effects constitutes a ‘natural experiment’ .
The traditional Mediterranean diet is the dietary pattern prevailing among the people of the olive tree-growing areas of the Mediterranean basin before the mid-1960s. Before globalization it has made its influence on lifestyle, including diet. Key determinants of the traditional Mediterranean diet have been climate, flora and hardship, the latter discouraging import or consumption of ...
The traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid
The traditional Mediterranean Diet pyramid has evolved to adopt the new way of life.
This has been an initiative of the Mediterranean Diet Foundation(http://dietamediterranea.com) and with the collaboration of numerous international entities, a wide range of experts in nutrition, anthropology, sociology and agriculture.The new Mediterranean Diet pyramid follows the previous pattern: at the base, foods that should sustain the diet, and at the upper levels, foods to be eaten in moderate ...
The partners of the Mediterranean Diet Route
will found an European Association on Mediterranean Diet
comes from 7 countries
(Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greek, Cyprus, Slovania and Croazia)
has had the initial idea to create an association on Mediterranean Diet.
The philosophy of this cooperative we would like to spread in the reality of South Tyrol is:
- A philosophy of networks and relationships (CSI means cluster and social innovation) in the light ...
The influence of Mediterranean diet in epidemiology
The influence of Mediterranean diet in epidemiology is a research of Tammy YN Tong and Nita G Forouhi.
Tammy Tong is undertaking her doctoral studies (PhD) at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in Cambridge, UK. Her work is focused on assessing the applicability of the Mediterranean diet in the UK context, and in examining etiological associations of the diet with cardio-metabolic disorders and Nita Forouhi is the Group Leader of the nutritional epidemiology program at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in ...