Feeding quality, among adults – measured by mean the indicator related to daily portions of fruits and vegetables – It has not been improved along the time.
Quota of obese population has remain substantially constant over time.
In this scenario, the obese population have a great impact inside social class disadvantaged from economic and low educational level point of view.
Missed improvement of the obesity indicator is also associated to not correct overweight perception.
A great percentage of obese or overweight people, believe that his/her own weight is not excessive, 10% and 48% respectively. Nevertheless, all the people that have a right perception of their obesity or overweight state, are even more engaged in action of contrast (i.e .Diets) they affirm to have had coherent indications from the medical professionals with which they have come into contact.
A life style providing a diet fitting the Mediterranean one in addition with regular physical activity, could meaningfully improve the wellness.
The purpose of APP Mediterranean Life Style is to give indication about the feeding and physical activity based on Mediterranean diet principle and inferred from “Linee Guida per una sana Alimentazione Italiana” of the “Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca per gli Alimenti e la Nutrizione” now “Centro di Ricerca per gli Alimenti e la Nutrizione” (CRA-NUT). Moreover the APP allow to choice the nutritional targets based on daily caloric need and monitoring it by means of graphs and statistics. The APP has been thought to allow easy and quick interactions to not hock the user.