18Sep, 2019

MIND YOUR DRINKS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Sugary drinks, as well as alcoholic drinks, have been linked to an increased risk of weight gain and many diseases. Your brain doesn’t register liquid calories as it does with solid foods, making you drink more and more. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00, schedule an appointment for a Nutrition Consultation and mind what you drink, to your heal
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18Sep, 2019

NEW HABITS AND BEHAVIOURS

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Sticking to a diet and exercise plan may look difficult, but it isn’t if you have professional help and guidance. Once you have balanced your weight and got rid of your body extra fat, there are several proven tips that can help you keeping on your new behaviours and diet habits. You can use smaller plates, eat more slowly, drink water and avoid eating in front of the TV or computer. These are a few simple changes that can have a massive impact on your weight over the long term, and there is […]
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17Sep, 2019

EXERCISE (EVEN FOR A MINUTE)

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Exercise doesn’t necessarily mean power lifting at the gym or training for a marathon. A short walk around the office or simply standing up to stretch during a break at work can offer immediate relief in a stressful situation. Getting your blood moving releases endorphins and can improve your mood almost instantaneously. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an appointment with our Fitness Adviser.
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17Sep, 2019

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

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The digestive system enables your body to convert food into usable nutrients, through a system of organs, including the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, and intestines. As digestion continues, the food is propelled from organ to organ through muscular contractions. The connection between all of these organs and their fluids requires a delicate balance that can easily be disrupted by numerous factors, including wrong diet, stress, lack of exercise, unhealthy nutrition and more. And this imbalance can be the cause for having too much weight, extra fat and difficulty in losing both. […]
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16Sep, 2019

SUSHI FOR PREGNANT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: For women who enjoy sushi, as I do, but do not want to eat raw fish during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, vegetarian sushi options provide a tasty alternative. For example, women can choose vegetable maki rolls containing avocado, cucumber and pickles, and top them with wasabi and soy sauce to taste. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and learn more about healthy nutrition, if you are a mother to be or breastfeeding.
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16Sep, 2019

SIMPLE vs. COMPLEX

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Many people choose to maintain a low-carb diet or to cut carbohydrates out entirely. However, it is not a good idea to go on a low or no-carb diet unless a nutritionist specifically advises, as it may not be beneficial to some people. Carbohydrates are an essential macronutrient and a valuable energy source. A healthful diet should include more nutritious complex carbohydrates than simple carbohydrates that contain little to no nutritional value. The different types of carbohydrates vary in terms of the impact they have on a person’s health. It’s […]
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13Sep, 2019

GASTRONOMIC ROUTE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Six out of ten Portuguese consider the gastronomic options when choosing a their holidays destination, this can be read on today’s Destak newpaper. Unfortunately, not all best regional dishes from each country are part of recommended healthy food. Consult one of our nutritionists to help you to get the best savour from you next holidays, or a week-end escape.
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13Sep, 2019

IT’S STILL HOT

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The human body must be at a temperature close to 37ºC whatever is the outdoor temperature, -10ºC or +35ºC. So that it is, there is a set of phenomena that permanently take place in the body to produce heat (thermogenesis) or to release heat (thermodispersion). Balance between both is called thermoregulation and it is part of the basic metabolism and consumes many calories. Heat, just as cold, improve the energy expenditure, and so it is a way to lose weight. If you have a healthy diet, of course. The Food […]
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12Sep, 2019

A HEALTHIER LOOK

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Not just because of a younger look our face may give us, but for the wellness it makes us feel, both physically and mentally, we have to take well care of our skin. Alone, the skin cannot restore the most healthful hydro-nutritive balance, and so our Facial Rejuvenation treatments are customized to the condition and the type of each person’s own skin. Learn more about the Time Scanner, the Eternus and the Orthomolecular Cosmetics!
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12Sep, 2019

A QUESTION OF TIME

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A study led by researchers in North Carolina (USA) reveals that over the course of a 16-week program, lifestyle changes had the biggest impact on high blood pressure. In all, the study involved 129 men and women who were either overweight or obese. In average, 12 to 16 weeks are sufficient to balance your weight and to get rid of the extra fat in your body with the Food Re-Education and Behaviour Program that changes your lifestyle and makes you adopt new and more desirable habits that will last for […]
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