Wednesday, April 18th

10:15h
Welcome coffee. Accreditation and issuing of documents

11:00h
CONFERENCE WELCOME
President of the XII Congress on Mediterranean Diet, Barcelona, Spain

11:10h
INAUGURATION
Authorities and business and research representatives

11:30h
INAUGURAL KEYNOTE SPEECH
Ramon Estruch, Barcelona, Spain


Diet in Childhood: Who really Follows the Mediterranean Diet?
Luis Moreno, University of Zaragoza (Spain)

12.00h
SESSION 1: MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK
Jesus Argente, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. (Spain)

How to Improve Dietary Habits in Children and Youth
Jackes Delarue, University of Brest. (France)

Cardio-Metanolic Health and Risk in Obese Children
Andrea Vania. Spienza University. (Italy)

Mediterranean Diet and Diabetes in Childhood
Christina Kanaka-Gantenbein. University of Athens (Greece)

13.15h
KEYNOTE SPEECH
Nuts to Improve Health Status in Children and Youth
Monica Bulló, University Rovira i Virgili. (Spain)

13:45h
Mediterranean Appetizer

16.00h
SESSION 2: MEDITERREAN DIET AND MENTAL HEALTH
TO BE CONFIRMED*

Incidence, Clinical Features and Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
José Angel Alda, Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona. (Spain)

Mediterranean Diet and ADHD
María Izquierdo-Pulido, University of Barcelona. (Spain)

Gut Microbioma and Health
Ascensión Marcos, CSIC, Madrid. (Spain)

Thursday, April 19th

10:00h
Welcome coffee

10:15h
SESSION 3: MEDITERRANEAN DIET AND OBESITY
TO BE CONFIRMED*

Obesity in Childhood: Characterization and Treatment
Jesús Argente, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. (Spain)

Childhood Obesity: Roots and Future
Margharita Caroli, Brindisi. (Italy)

Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet on Obese Children
Bessie Spiliotis, University of Patras. (Greece)

11.45h
SESSION 4: COCOA AND DAIRIES IN CHILDHOOD
TO BE CONFIRMED*

Cocoa and the Brain
Sonia de Pascual, ICTAN-CSIC. (Spain)

Dairy Consumption and Health: Scientific Evidences
Javier Fontecha, CIAL, CSIC-UAM, Madrid. (Spain)

Yogurt, Mediterranean Diet and Health
Jordi Salas-Salvadó, University Rovira i Virgili. (Spain)*

13:30h
Break

15:30h
SESSION 5: EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND INTERVENTION STUDIES ON MEDITERRANEAN DIET ON CHILDHOOD

School-based Behavioral Internvention to Face Obesity and Promote Cardiovascular Health Among Spanish Adolescents: a cluster-randomized Controlled trial. SI! Study
Gloria Santos, Fundación SHE. (Spain)

Sugars and Health: Results of the ANIBES study
Gregorio Varela-Moreiras, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid (Spain)

Promoting Health among Preschool Children in the United States of America: the FAMILIA Project (Harlem, New York)
Rodrigo Fernandez, Icahn school of Medicine at Mount Sinai (USA)

16.45h
CLOSING KEYNOTES

TITLE TO BE CONFIRMED*
Fatima Crispi, University of Barcelona. (Spain)

Communicating Nutritional Guidelines to Children and Youth
Ramon Estruch, Servicio de Medicina Interna, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS (Spain)

*The organization reserves the right to modify proceedings and speakers depending on unexpected events that may arise.