3rd International Conference on Traditional Mediterranean Diet: Past, Present and Future - Focusing  (MEDIET2007)

Venue: Athens

Location: Athens, Attika, Greece

Event Date/Time: Apr 25, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 26, 2007
Registration Date: Apr 02, 2007
Early Registration Date: Nov 30, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 16, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Jan 31, 2007
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Description

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.

The aim of this third conference in the Mediet 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 wine and it's role in the Mediterranean Diet.

The previous conferences were held in Athens on 21-23 April 2004 and 20-22 April 2005. For detailed information about these conferences please visit the relevant websites:
http://heliotopos.conferences.gr/?mediet2004
http://heliotopos.conferences.gr/?mediet2005

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
-Tourism industry representatives
-Journalists specializing on food, wine, nutrition and tourism


Language

The official language of the conference will be English. There will be simultaneous interpretation to/from Greek.

TOPICS

-Evolution of the Mediterranean Diet
-Mediterranean Diet and current research
-The Mediterranean Diet and the prevention of the chronic degenerative diseases
-Mediterranean Diet and longevity
-Experience from other diets
-Olive oil and health
-Traditional food products in Mediterranean Diet
-Mediterranean Diet in school education
-The promotion of the Mediterranean Diet among population
-Mediterranean Diet in contemporary life
-Mediterranean Diet and lifestyle
-Mediterranean Diet as a destination marketing tool for the countries of the Mediterranean basin
-Special topic: The wine in the Mediterranean Diet

Venue

Athens
Athens
Attika
Greece
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