Research on the Mediterranean diet

Scientific research on the Mediterranean diet has its roots in the past but modern scientific methods have been able to confirm its benefits and to broaden our knowledge about the effects of this healthy dietary pattern.
While numerous scientific studies, many cited here, have been published on the effects of the diet and its components, It is important to broaden our knowledge about the diet as a composite of beneficial dietary habits, as an area of agricultural technological innovation, and as a cultural expression of the Mediterranean peoples.

The aim of the Mediterranean Diet Foundation is precisely that of promoting research by supporting innovative projects exploring the effects of the diet and of its single components on the human organism as well as the best production techniques to use to cultivate its products.

By clicking on the link in the menu above to the left you will be able to find more information and a detailed list of scientific publications focusing on the Mediterranean diet.