Last August, Italy showed up in Berlin at the XXII European Athletics Championships with the conference “Health and longevity with the Mediterranean Diet – New targets for Chefs”. The aim was to promote the food culture of the countries overlooking the Mare Nostrum as a value added for highquality nutrition and a promise of health and longevity. Some days later, a study – published in the Lancet Public Health – also suggested that eating a diet low in carbs increases your risk of early death. So, start boil your water for pasta…
At the European Athletics Championships, specialists, chefs and Calabria Region showed how to practice a winning diet
From theory to… recipe
In Berlin nutritionists, geneticists, top representatives of the Agrifood sector, and significant Italian sportsmen met to present and discuss food data and trends, and then listen to chefs as creators of a healthy, tasty and customized diet as a starting point for a new culture of food & beverage.