Julian's Diet - is a tribute to the Portuguese Mediterranean diet, ancient knowledge, kitchen secrets, people working in the countryside and those who prepare and serve authentic meals, seasoned with our history and our essence to bring our future to life.
Juliana aims to bring Portuguese people even closer to the Mediterranean diet and to keep alive the culinary and cultural heritage that should be an integral part of everyone's present and future.
Discover the 10 rules of the Mediterranean diet in Portugal:
- Economical and simple cooking based on preparations that protect nutrients, such as soups, stews and fish and vegetable stews;
- High consumption of plant products with the restriction of animal foods, namely vegetables, fruits, high-quality breads and poorly refined grains, dried and fresh legumes, nuts and oilseeds;
- Consumption of locally produced, fresh and seasonal plant products;
- Consumption of olive oil as the main source of fat;
- Moderate consumption of dairy products;
- Using aromatic herbs for seasoning instead of salt;
- Frequent consumption of fish and little red meat;
- Low to moderate wine consumption and only with main meals;
- Water as the main drink of the day;
- Dining at the table.