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Diet food

  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...

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 ...

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 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 ...