Following a healthy and balanced diet is one of the secrets to living long and well. This section of GIFT is dedicated to this far-reaching subject. It is a space for news from the scientific community, which is increasingly more focused on the effects of nutrition on the human body. Overwhelming evidence shows that the direct correlation between diet and the most important diseases of our era. In the same way, there is no doubt over the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. Attention is also placed on nutrition education campaigns launched across the globe by health institutions and international organisations. We also cannot forget the numerous initiatives launched by the Italian food and agriculture industry aimed at healthy eating, because we all know that taste and health are part of the same equation.