QUESTIONNAIRE ON ADHERENCE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET FOR CHILDREN

A healthy diet is the one that allows to reach and maintain an optimal functioning of the organism, to preserve or restore health, to reduce the risk of suffering from diseases, and to ensure an optimal development of the different stages of the life cycle. In the case of children, proper nutrition is essential for their correct growth and development, along with the acquisition of healthy habits that are likely to be maintained throughout their lives.

In our environment, the Mediterranean Diet is a valuable cultural heritage that represents a balanced lifestyle that includes recipes, culinary tradition, celebrations, traditions, typical products and diverse human activities.

Among the many health-promoting properties of this food pattern are the type of fat that characterises it (olive oil, fish and nuts), the proportions of the main nutrients in its recipes (cereals and vegetables as the basis of dishes and meats or similar as "garnish") and the richness in micronutrients it contains, the result of the use of seasonal vegetables, aromatic herbs and condiments.

If you want to know your child's adherence to the Mediterranean diet, answer the following questions by ticking the boxes you agree with.

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