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30Sep, 2022

ALL DIFFERENT TYPES OF LENTILS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Lentils are edible seeds from the legume family. Lentils are often overlooked, even though they’re an inexpensive way of getting a wide range of nutrients. Lentils are made up of over 25% protein, which makes them an excellent meat alternative. They’re also a great source of iron, a mineral that is sometimes lacking in vegetarian diets. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an appointment for a Nutrition Consultation and you’ll learn a lot about healthy eating.
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30Sep, 2022

GOOD MORNING!

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Starting your day on the right foot and with the right food can make a world of difference when it comes to weight loss. Eating healthy breakfast foods can make it easier to curb cravings and stick to your weight loss program to surely reach your goals. But following a weight loss diet doesn’t just end with a healthy breakfast. The Alimentary Plan you were prescribed is filled with nutritious foods throughout the day to optimize your health and help lose weight quickly. The Food Reeducation and Behavioural Program and Body Modelling, […]
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29Sep, 2022

IDLENESS IS LIKE AN ADDICTION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Inactivity is as dangerous for health as tobacco. These two behaviours are responsible for one premature death in each 10 in the world. Inactivity is also one of the causes for overweight, body fat in excess and obesity, along with lacking a healthy nutrition. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an appointment with one of our nutritionists.
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29Sep, 2022

POOR SLEEP CAN MAKE YOU FAT

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Poor sleep is strongly linked to weight gain. People with short sleep duration tend to weigh significantly more than those who get adequate sleep. In fact, short sleep duration is one more risk factor for obesity. In one extensive review study, children and adults with short sleep duration were 89% and 55% more likely to become obese, respectively. A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In truth, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. If you’re trying to lose weight, getting quality sleep is absolutely crucial, but the Food Reeducation […]
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28Sep, 2022

EXTRA-VIRGIN

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: The best olive oil for your health is the extra-virgin (acidity equal to or less than 0,8%), for it preserves all nutrients and assures all its benefits. Olive oil, made out of olives, when not used in excess with our food, is an excellent protector of the cardiovascular system, providing vitamins A, D, E and K. It also protects our cells membranes, as it contains omega 3 and 6 with inflammatory properties. Re-educate your food intake. Call our International Call […]
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28Sep, 2022

GARLIC POWER

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Poor on calories and rich on vitamins and antioxidants, the great therapeutic and regenerator power of garlic is due to its components coming from sulphur, the principal being allicin, responsible for the strong odour of our breath when we eat plenty of garlic. More and more studies reveal a lesser incidence of cancer among population eating garlic on a regular basis. Garlic has as well antibiotic properties and it is also particularly efficient when fighting bad cholesterol, so helping to control body weight and too much fat in the organism. […]
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27Sep, 2022

CALORIES JUST ENOUGH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: If you’re wondering why calories matter, it begins with what you eat. Food is where your body gets the calories it needs to function. During digestion, your body breaks down the foods you eat into smaller units, either be used to build your own tissues or to provide your body with the energy it needs to meet its immediate needs. Calories in excess are stored as body fat and are harmful for your health. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 […]
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27Sep, 2022

HEART PALPITATIONS OR FAST HEARTBEAT

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Do you ever feel like your heart is pounding or fluttering much faster than normal? You may be experiencing heart palpitations. They may last for only a few seconds and they can occur at any time and any place. The good news is that not all cases of fast heartbeat mean you have a heart condition. But to avoid such situation, drink plenty of water, exercise moderately or take a 30-minute walk each day, and keep your weight in the healthy range and your LDL, or “bad” cholesterol counts low by […]
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26Sep, 2022

STROKE AND LACK OF EXERCISE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: A recent study of nearly 1,000 individuals who had had a stroke found that they practiced few or no exercise… Think about it! Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your appointment with our Fitness Advisor.
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26Sep, 2022

HIGH-FIBER FOODS FOR A HEALTHFUL DIET

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To include high-fibre foods in your diet brings many benefits, such as keeping the gut healthy, boosting heart health, and promoting weight loss. According to the most up-to-date dietary guidelines, the adequate intake of fibre for adult men is 33.6 g per day, and 28 g for adult women. But most people do not meet this goal. The average fibre intake is 17 g, and only 5 percent of people meet the adequate daily intake. A complete, varied and rich diet should be composed of both soluble and insoluble fibre, which means including […]
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