FOOD, WINE AND NUTRITION

Second cycle degree in ITALIAN FOOD AND WINE

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: STEFANIA MAGGI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: None.
Examination methods: Written test
Course unit contents: A. The historical origins and composition of Mediterranean diet
B. Biological and clinical impact of the components of the Mediterranean Diet
• The extra virgin olive oil, vegetables and fruits, fish, wine, and other components of the Mediterranean diet
• The protective effects of their consumptions on human health, and in particular on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, cancer, and neurological conditions
C. Sustainability and environmental impact of the Mediterranean Diet
D. Behavioural and socio-economical determinants of the adhesion to the Mediterranean Diet
E. Research and policy agenda
• Policy Initiatives Concerning Diet, Health and Nutrition