Traditional Mediterranean Diet: Past, Present and Future - Focusing on Olive Oil and Traditional Foo (MEDIET2005)

Venue: National Hellenic Research Foundation

Location: Athens, Attika, Greece

Event Date/Time: Apr 20, 2005 End Date/Time: Apr 22, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 28, 2005
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Description

Aim
In a world of fast food, junk food, processed food and other similar “temptations,” traditional diets may be the only viable alternative even though many specialists believe that Traditional Mediterranean Diet is an endangered species.

Topics
-Evolution of the Mediterranean Diet
-Mediterranean Diet and Current Research
-Mediterranean Diet and Chronic Degenerative Diseases
-Experience from Other Diets
-Olive Oil and Health
-Traditional Food Products
-Mediterranean Diet in Our Lives: Home Kitchen and Restaurant Cuisine

Who should attend
-Researchers interested in macro and micronutrients
-Nutritionists
-Dieticians
-MDs
-Pharmacist
-Food historians
-Professionals interested in the promotion of sound health
-Professional culinary education specialists
-Food and beverage specialists
-Producers of traditional products
-Journalists specializing on food, wine and nutrition







The aim of this Second Conference in the Series is to examine the evolution, benefits and state of research on this diet, as well as the potential and problems associated with it’s survival. The main focus of this year's conference will be on Olive Oil and Traditional Food Products.

Venue

48 Vas. Konstandinou str
Athens
Attika
Greece
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