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12Aug, 2022

WATER WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Water weight, also called edema, is very common and rarely a cause for concern. However, it may feel uncomfortable and can cause unwanted bloating or puffiness in the body. Water levels can make a person’s weight fluctuate by as much as 2 to 4 pounds in a single day. That’s another reason why you should consult one of ours nutritionists and have a Body Composition Analysis.
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11Aug, 2022

MUSIC TO LOSE WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: It is commonplace for cafés and restaurants to play music while you eat. A new study asked whether the volume of these tunes might impact how healthful our dietary choices are. As expected, when quieter music was playing, people chose the more healthful items on the menu. Good nutrition depends as well on good mood and ambiance!
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10Aug, 2022

HOW OUR TASTE BUDS WORK

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Sweet, salty, savoury, sour, and bitter — these are the five tastes that allow us to enjoy daily meals. They also have a more practical role that is to keep us safe from harm by giving us clues as to which foods may be toxic and harmful or unlikely to provide the necessary nutrients. Mechanisms related to taste are relevant to the regulation of appetite and its influence on our overall health.
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9Aug, 2022

DIET AND NUTRITION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Consuming fish has long been recommended as part of a nutritious diet predicting a longer life. Rich in high-quality proteins, vitamins, and healthful oils, fish is roundly considered a healthful choice. Don’t forget to include fish, from the river or the sea, regularly in your alimentary plan. And it tastes even better if you fish it!
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8Aug, 2022

WHOLE IS GREATER THAN PARTS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: The body must be seen as a whole, made of various interactive parts. Vitamins are only exceptionally produced or synthesised by the human body, and so they must be provided to the organism through food or food supplements such as the ones from our Orthomolecular Dietetics. Vitamins are the common factor of the body’s evolution. Consult one of our nutritionists!
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5Aug, 2022

DIET AND NUTRITION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Dietary needs change throughout life, from eating well during pregnancy to getting the correct nutrients all life long and put on age in a healthful way. Consult one of our nutritionists to draw your customised alimentary plan, according to your age, your needs and your food habits.
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4Aug, 2022

INDIGESTION OR DYSPEPSIA

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: It is not a disease! Dyspepsia, also known as indigestion, is a term that describes discomfort or pain in the upper abdomen. In the majority of cases, indigestion is linked to eating or drinking. Overeating and consuming greasy foods, as well as too much alcohol, can cause indigestion. Correct dietary choices, giving preference to quality than to quantity, can avoid dyspepsia symptoms. Consult one of our nutritionists to draw your customised alimentary plan.
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3Aug, 2022

UVA AND UVB

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Photoaging is the early aging of skin due to sun exposure in excess. Ultraviolet B rays (UVB) damage the upper layers of the skin, weakening it, preventing cell renewal and causing stains of pigment cells. Ultraviolet A rays act deep in the skin destroying the elastic fibres and reducing collagen that support the skin, resulting the appearance of wrinkles. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have a skin exam, if not before, immediately after your […]
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2Aug, 2022

FATS OR CARBS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: What causes obesity, too many carbohydrates or too much fat? Opinions as to which parts of our diets are likely to cause obesity are split. In essence, that it is hard to tell. Both have pros and cons, some people may benefit more from laying off the fats, whereas others may see better results by sticking to a low-carb dietary plan. To know better, there is the Nutrition Consultation, the Body Analysis Composition, the Orthomolecular Check-Up, the Food Diary… Call our International […]
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1Aug, 2022

TO TRY EVERYTHING AND NOTHING TO ABUSE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Unsaturated fats, like olive oil, and those rich in polyunsaturated, such as fish oils, although they have a beneficial effect on blood cholesterol, when consumed in excess they also may be harmful. If nothing else, they get you fat. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00, schedule an appointment for a Nutrition Consultation and get to know what excess stands for.
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