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International inter-university center for Mediterranean food culture studies
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THE 2016 CALL FOR ACTION ON THE REVITALIZATION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

Links

Piramide Dieta Mediterranea

Mediterranean Diet Pyramid

 

Italian Food Pyramid

Italian Food Pyramid

 

Scienza dell'alimentazione

Food Science and Nutrition Laboratory

 

Canale Ciiscam su Youtube

YouTube Ciiscam channel

 

Decalogue

Decalogue for a Sustainable Nutrition in the community

Presentation

The CIISCAM - Interuniversity International Center for Mediterranean Food Cultures Studies - has been established on 25 July 2006 by the Sapienza University of Rome, the University of Calabria, the University of Gran Canaria, the University of Parma and the University of Tuscia. Its administrative office is at the Sapienza University of Rome.

 

The CIISCAM has the aim to study and to adavance Mediterranean food cultures as a primary heritage for the food security in the Mediterranean and the achievement of a balanced nutritional well being.

 

Obiectives:

  • To promote, realize and coordinate researches in the field of food science, with particular regards to Mediterranean food cultures;
  • To foster cooperation among participant universities and research institutes, consortiums and industries that work in this field, at national and international levels;
  • To start initiatives of training, scientific dissemination and interdisciplinary collaboration;
  • To set up collaboration agreements with other research groups.

CIISCAM intends to deepen the knowledge on the Mediterranean diet and its evolution throughout time in order to widen the dialogue among different cultures than have in food a common root.

 

The center has the scope to gather together a whole of different competences in the study of the Mediterranean diet, as an expression of a style of life in continue evoltion, and to function as a stable link between the multiple facets of the Mediterranean food system.

 

The center will operate as a multidisciplinary and multicultural structure of liaison among participants with the purpose to develop an interuniversitary international network open to collaborations with research institutes, the food system (production, transformation, distribution, etc.), and the international agencies of the United Nations.

CIISCAM • Sapienza, Università di Roma • P.le Aldo Moro, 5 - 00185 Roma • P.I.:02133771002
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