This Christmas impress your family and friends with a Mediterranean Diet menu

Christmas. A time for joining the family to celebrate life. Usually these family meetings are around a table this is also a time known for an overeating behaviour. The rule should be “Moderation”. Our health depends on what we eat and if we wish celebrate Christmas for many years and in good health, one of our resolutions for 2020 must be eat healthy.

The Fluid Aspect of the Mediterranean Diet in the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: The Role of Polyphenol Content in Moderate Consumption of Wine and Olive Oil

A recent paper published in the well-known journal Nutrients agrees with our conference aims. Discuss the health effects of wine as one of the Mediterranean Diet components. According with Paola Ditano-Vázquez and co-authors low-to-moderate consumption of red wine with meals and virgin olive oil have been reported to prevent cardiometabolic diseases.

Oral Presentations Prizes

Food & Function is delighted to be sponsoring prizes at the Wine Consumption and Mediterranean Diet conference. The five chosen speakers from the abstracts submitted will receive a certificate and a free 12 months e-subscription to the journal Food & Function. The selected overall winner of best oral presentation will also receive a copy of the book “Complete Science Communication: A Guide to Connecting with Scientists, Journalists and the Public”

Updating the Food-Based Dietary Guidelines for the Spanish Population: The Spanish Society of Community Nutrition (SENC) Proposal

This proposal of food-based dietary guidelines s does not recommend in any case the consumption of alcoholic beverages. However, within the reference framework, it suggests an optional consumption of wine and fermented beverages only for adults who so desire and are not subject to contraindication due to the presence of a health condition or medication use and reminds that consumption should be limited and responsible. Lluis Serra-Majem one of the authors od these guidelines is one of the invited speakers of our conference and will talk for sure about these guidelines.