In a world of fast foods, junk foods, processed foods and other similar “temptations,” traditional diets may be the only viable alternatives; even though many specialists believe that traditional Mediterranean diets are endangered species.
The aim of the Conference was to examine, the origin, evolution, benefits and the state of research on such diets, as well as the potential and problems associated with their survival.
The Past and Evolution
The Present and its Handicaps
The Uncertain Future
The Known Benefits
Who have attended and/or submitted a paper
Researchers interested in macro and micronutrients
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 official language of the conference was English. Simultaneous interpretation to/from Greek was available throughout the conference