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The Mediterranean Diet by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 11

The Mediterranean Diet Quality Index (KIDMED) and Nutrition Knowledge

Semra Akar Sahingoz, PhD semras@gazi.edu.trsem_ra@yahoo.com    University of Gazi, Ankara, Turkey.

Abstract

Nutritional education is an education for life. Establishing healthy dietary and nutrition habits during childhood enriches quality of life while growing older. Specifically, adopting the Mediterranean Diet (MD) and informing others of its benefits aids in sustaining healthy, quality lives. Daily energy and nutrition requirements are derived from a wide-ranging set of foods; the MD is ideal because it provides such diversity, offering balanced meals every day. Therefore, the MD—and its positive health benefits—should be taught to individuals on a large ...

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