On 02.03.2019 in Toritto, Italy Project FOIE GRAS team from UNIBA (🇮🇹), lead by Dr. Piero Portincasa participated in the Second Meeting and Conference “Toritto: terra generosa di prodotti salutistici, tra mandorla, olio e stile di Vita”. Incontro dibattito. The event was open to all citizens.
Harshitha Shanmugam -ESR11, UNIBA (🇮🇹), gave an oral presentation entitled “Almonds of toritto in the Mediterranean diet and health and scientific aspects of almonds”. During the conference was emphasized the essence of leading a healthy lifestyle, which includes constant physical activity and consumption of the Mediterranean diet, particularly almonds, rich in fibers, antioxidants, mono- and poly- fatty acids. unsaturated, plant proteins and slow-absorption carbohydrates.