The Mediterranean diet is a holistic health proposition of nutritional and tasteful choice comprising of a variety of foods and tastes. It is based on dietary habits research, mainly of Cretan and rest of Greek population in the era of 1960s.

For decades now, world-known scientists basing their research on a substantial number of papers and researches, came to agree that this diet plays a significant role as much as in the prevention as well as in the positive healing course of various ailments, e.g. Cardiovascular disease, cholesterol, arteriosclerosis, onset diabetes, various forms of cancer, digestive track disorders, obesity, etc. Additionally, the beneficial impact of this diet against adverse aging effects on human cells has been widely recognized.
The confirmed benefits of Mediterranean diet and its invaluable contribution to health, wellbeing, and longevity have been recognized by Unesco, having included it in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Mediterranean diet consists of, amongst others: various types of virgin olive oils as a major contributor of fats, fruits, vegetables, greens, legumes, dairy products, relatively low amounts of fish and poultry and less amounts of red meat. It is rich in nutrients, carbohydrates, fibers, monounsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants and poor in calories, saturated fats, cholesterol and sugars.

This type of dietary model comprises of the basic products range in “Authentia”