MedDiet have designed an educational training program validated through 120 pilot projects implemented in primary and secondary schools. These activities have involved almost 5.000 students from Italy, Spain Greece, Lebanon, Egypt and Tunisia and achi
"the Mediterranean diet (from the Greek diaita, or way of life) encompasses more than just food. It promotes social interaction, since communal meals are the cornerstone of social customs and festive events. It has given rise to a considerable body of knowledge, songs, maxims, tales and legends. "
The Mediterranean Diet, recognized by UNESCO as a cultural heritage of humanity
MedDiet educational training program
Thinking that making experiences is the best way to allow pupils to learn the Mediterranean Diet principles, a Scientific Committee has designed useful Guidelines and supporting material to spread and strengthen the knowledge about Mediterranean Diet. These tools allow educators, teachers and school directors to implement nutrition education activities in school for promoting the Mediterranean Diet lifestyle and the cultural aspects linked to the act of selecting, preparing and eating food.
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The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating, including fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, and limit unhealthy fats. Although this type of diet has been consumed for a long time around the Mediterranean, it only recently gained popularity as a good way to improve health and prevent disease.
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The traditional Mediterranean Diet can be a motor for sustainable and inclusive economic development in the mediterranean basin. Embrace value of Mediterranean Diet as a unique lifestyle and cultural model by signing the Declaration for Safeguard and Promotion of the Mediterranean Diet!
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