The science behind the Italiano Diet was formulated at our company’s in-house research laboratory called the “Centro Studi Tisanoreica.” The center was created by Gianluca Mech, the founder of Italiano Diet in order to offer all our clients a comprehensive and 360° analysis of their diet. Our research and development team consists of doctors, herbalists and dieticians whose goal is to research and create the most effective dietary products without sacrificing the key element that Italian food is known for taste.

Please take advantage of the Centro Studi Tisanoreica. This is a valuable (and free) service that is available to help you to achieve your weight loss or weight maintenance goals. Our clients who follow the Italiano Diet have the option of being followed step by step by our team of experts at no extra cost and will receive a certificate when the do reach their goals.

All consultations are 100% free! You will be followed, step by step by one of our dedicated staff members while you are on the Italiano Diet at no extra cost.

Comparison of the Efficacy of Mediterranean, Zone and Italiano Diet on Certain Health Risk Factors


The Italiano Diet not only causes a significant average weight and fat loss compared to the Mediterranean Diet and Zone Diet, but also a remarkable reduction in fasting glucose and an improved lipid profile, whilst not altering the creatinine, uric acid and urea blood levels. In addition, the use of phytoextracts alleviate some of the side effects of ketosis, such as, halitosis and constipation. It is also important to note that the study confirms its safety for consumption by the liver and kidneys and best compliance through its better taste and appearance.

Agro FOOD Industry Hi Tech – 2010

Long Term Successful Weight Loss With a Combination of the Italiano Diet and Mediterranean Diet Maintenance Plan


During this 12-month study period, we have proven the effectiveness of the Italiano Diet in long-term weight loss, (without the “yo-yo effect” – weight loss / weight recovery) by observing the significant and stable decreases in levels of total cholesterol, LDLc, triglycerides and glucose. In addition to registering a very high compliance, most subjects showed significant weight loss (on average 10%) that was not regained during the six-month normocaloric maintenance phase, thanks to the effects of the protein mass protection of the Italiano Diet.

Nutrients – 2013

The Effects of Twenty Days on the Italiano Diet on Metabolic and Respiratory Systems in Healthy Subjects


This study proves that users of the Italiano Diet burned more fat than those on a traditional Mediterranean diet. In addition, the study shows that the Italiano diet may have benefits for people with respiratory deficiencies or even failure.

Respiratory Physiology – 2015

The Effects of Different Gianluca Mech Foods on Blood Sugar Levels in Healthy Subjects


Blood sugar levels are significantly lower after consumption of the Italiano Diet foods, in the consumer preferred ready to use packaging and high palatability format, as compared to the blood sugar levels after consumption of the ultra-processed foods, ready-to-consume common foods. As a result, the low impact on postprandial glycemia and the nutritional characteristics of these high-protein low-carbohydrates foods make the Gianluca Mech foods useful in weight control and in the care of the diabetes condition.

Journal of Medicinal Food – 2016

The Effects of Italiano Diet on Weight, Cardiovascular Risk Factor, Body Composition and Diet Compliance in Italian Council Employees


This research, which also shows a high level of compliance, proves that the Italiano Diet leads to improvements in cardiovascular risk markers, such as a reduction in waist circumference and other positive changes including the reduction of fasting blood glucose, improvements in lipid profiles, significant and rapid weight and fat loss with the preservation of lean mass.

Nutrition Journal – 2011

Italiano Diet in Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Diseases 


In reference to neurological disorders, the ketogenic diet is recognized as an effective treatment for pharmacoresistant epilepsy but emerging data suggests that the ketogenic diet could also be useful in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer, Parkinson’s disease, and in some cases of mitochondriopathies.

BioMed Research International – 2014

Italiano Diet Does Not Affect Strength Performance in Elite Gymnasts


In this review, we have demonstrated how athletes that have followed the Italiano Diet for 30 days have been able to decrease their body weight and fat, while improving their body composition, without experiencing any negative changes in strength and/or power performance.

Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition – 2012

The Effects of the Italiano Diet in overweight divers breathing Enriched Air Nitrox


This study finds that the Italiano Diet has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits which protect you from mitochondrial damage. This research demonstrates that in the short-term the Italiano Diet is effective not only to decrease inflammation and lose weight but also to protect you from lipid peroxidation that can take place during hyperoxic recreational or technical diving.

Nature – 2018

The Effects of Omega-3 Supplementation on Certain Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Italiano Diet


Our data confirms the benefits of the Italiano Diet on weight loss, and on blood tests that detect inflammation, body fat and body composition. It demonstrates that by taking supplements of Omega 3, positive effects occur on some cardiovascular risk markers and on obesity-related chronic low grade inflammation.

Marine Drugs – 2015

Ketosis, Ketogenic Diet and Food Intake Control: a Complex Relationship


Even though it is a well known and reported phenomenom that during ketosis your hunger is reduced, the aim of this review is to provide you with a summary of our current knowledge regarding the effects of the Italiano Diet on food control in molecular and cellular mechanisms.

Frontiers in Psychology – 2015