In the morning will occur a Plenary Session during which world-renowned scientists deliver reports on their research in Mediterranean Diet effects on human health, underlining the effects of a moderate and regular wine drinking in light of the interactions between wine and important dietary factors such as olive oil, fish, fruit and vegetable.
08h30 – 9h30
Registration & Welcoming
09h30 – 10h30
Paula Silva, António Saraiva and University of Porto Dean
Anti-Alcohol- campaigns versus beneficial health effects of wine
Monika Christmann, OIV
Culture et Traditions du Vin
Jocelyne Pérard, Chaire UNESCO: Culture et Traditions du Vin
Wine in Moderation
Ursula Fradera, Wine in Moderation – Art de Vivre (WIM)
Wine and Mediterranean diet, two pillars for wellbeing
Norbert Latruffe, Association Nutrition Méditerranéenne et Sant
10h30 – 11h00
Session 1: 11h00 – 13h00
Benefits of the Mediterranean diet: how important is wine?
Lluis Serra-Majem, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Ramon Estruch, Barcelona University, Spain
Moderate alcohol consumption and lower total mortality risk: justified doubts or established facts?
Giovanni de Gaetano, IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy
Mediterranean diet, wine and body weight – fact or fad?
Rosa M. Lamuela-Raventós, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain