Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Juliana Almeida de Souza

Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Phone: 273330984
ORCID: 0000-0002-2578-3684
Scopus Author ID: 57194551953


  • Since 2017: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 2005 - 2017: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 2004 - 2005: Dietitian, ITAU – catering services company, Portugal
  • 2004 - 2004: Dietitian, EUREST – catering services company, Portugal


  • Since 2017: Coordinator of Dietetic and Nutrition Scientific Area of the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies Department, Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • Since 2015: Member of the General Council of the Portuguese Nutritionists' Order
  • 2014 - 2015: Member of the Pedagogical Council of Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2014 - 2015: Director Direction Board Obesity and Weight Control Postgraduate Course, Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
  • 2012 - 2015: Member of the Disciplinary Council of the Portuguese Association of Dietitians
  • 2010 - 2013: Member of the Exploitation Working Group on the Thematic Network DIETS2 (Dietitians ensuring education, teaching and professional quality funded by the EACEA)
  • 2008 - 2009: Member of the Education Program Working Group on the DIETS Thematic Network (Dietitians Improving the Education and Training Standards funded by the ERASMUS program)
  • Since 2005: Member of the Direction Board of the Nutrition and Dietetics Bachelor Degree, Higher School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal


  • Demography, lifestyle and health of mountain populations
  • Remoteness and accessibility to services, infrastructures, knowledge and skills of mountain populations
  • Evaluation of consumption, acceptability and health effects of mountain food products
  • Characterization of the mountain populations and understanding accessibility limitations
  • Assessment of populations acceptance food with natural and bio-based ingredients and additives

Total results: 8
Meireles M.,Cortez-Ribeiro A.C.,Polck D.,Almeida-de-Souza J.,Ferro-Lebres V.
Olive Leaf Tea Impact on Postprandial Glycemia: A Randomized Cross-Over Trial
Foods, 12, , 2023

Cortez-Ribeiro A.C.,Meireles M.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Almeida-de-Souza J.
Olive oil consumption confers protective effects on maternal-fetal outcomes: A systematic review of the evidence
Nutrition Research, 110, 87-95, 2023

Barbedo I.,de-Souza J.A.,Cabo P.,Rodrigue P.M.,Costa C.S.,Pereira F.A.
Higher Education, Active Learning, Co-Creation, Innovation, and Contribution to Regional Development: A Bibliometric Analysis
The Impact of HEIs on Regional Development: Facts and Practices of Collaborative Work With SMEs, 333-361, 2023

do Prado C.B.,Martins C.A.,Cremonini A.C.P.,Ferreira J.R.S.,Cattafesta M.,Almeida-de-Souza J.,Zandonade E.,Bezerra O.M.d.P.A.,Salaroli L.B.
Cut Points of the Conicity Index and Associated Factors in Brazilian Rural Workers
Nutrients, 14, , 2022

Gache L.S.D.S.,Vaz J.,Almeida-De-Souza J.
Systematic Review of the Effects of Coffee or Its Components on Platelets and Their Regulators
Journal of Caffeine and Adenosine Research, 11, 51-64, 2021

Costa C.S.,Pereira F.,Barbedo I.,Almeida J.P.,Almeida-De-Souza J.,Cabo P.,Rodrigues P.,Ferreira R.,Ferro-Lebres V.,Kairamo V.
Demola Co-creation Approach: The Students' Perspective
International Conference on Higher Education Advances, 873-880, 2021

Almeida-de-Souza J.,Santos R.,Lopes L.,Abreu S.,Moreira C.,Padrão P.,Mota J.,Moreira P.
Associations between fruit and vegetable variety and low-grade inflammation in Portuguese adolescents from LabMed Physical Activity Study
European Journal of Nutrition, 57, 2055-2068, 2018

Almeida-De-Souza J.,Santos R.,Barros R.,Abreu S.,Moreira C.,Lopes L.,Mota J.,Moreira P.
Dietary inflammatory index and inflammatory biomarkers in adolescents from LabMed physical activity study
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 72, 710-719, 2018