From the Mediterranean to Okinawa (Japan): when diets are sustainable for humans and the planet

The celebrations of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the world have provided precious opportunities for us to think about the sustainability and regeneration of food systems.

These themes are deeply mixed with cultural and community aspects. In fact, food is not only production, but also identity and conviviality. The Future Food Institute with the Mediterranean Diet Study Center “Angelo Vassallo” and the Italian Embassy in Tokyo hosted expert voices representing the two healthiest diets globally, the diets of longevity, both recognized as intangible heritage of humanity by Unesco.

The meeting allowed us to understand how these distinct culinary identities can be at the same time similar in values, enriching our wealth of knowledge.

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