International Conference and Exhibition

Traditional Mediterranean Diet:
Past, Present and Future

21-23 April 2004, Athens, Greece

Under the auspices of the:

- Greek National Tourism Organization

- National Agricultural Research Foundation

- Central Union of Vine and Wine Producing Cooperative
Organizations of Greece

With the support of the:

-The Ministry of Education of Greece

- International Olive Oil Council

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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
Current Research


Who have attended and/or submitted a paper


Researchers interested in macro and micronutrients
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 official language of the conference was English. Simultaneous interpretation to/from Greek was available throughout the conference 


The Conference Poster:


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Last update: 28 April 2004

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