Read the 2nd number of the online magazine “Crescentis -Histoire de la vigne et du vin” (in French)
Besides new evidence associating low and moderate alcohol consumption with decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, several questions remain unanswered related to the concrete amount of safe consumption, the type of alcoholic beverage, and the age-, sex-, and genetic/ethnical-specific differences in alcohol consumption.
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.
Our conference inspired the creation of the Special Issue ” Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet–Wine Association: Role of Components” in Molecules (IF 3.060; ISSN 1420-3049), having as Special Issue Editors Prof. Dr. Paula Silva and Prof. Dr. Norbert Latruffe. Molecules is fully open access.
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.
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”
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.
Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet is associated to lower prevalence of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Culture et Traditions du Vin
Workshop “The importance of science communication to clarify wine health effects”. 5 June, Quinta do Crasto