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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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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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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11Sep, 2019

READY FOR A PERFECT MARRIAGE

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The date for one of the most important days in your life has been already scheduled. Things that you never thought of start to make sense for you. On your great day you want to look perfect. A beautiful skin, the right weight and a perfect body. It doesn’t matter how far you are from your wedding day. As long as it is not tomorrow, there is time to get prepared and feeling the prettiest of all brides. It’s time to start taking care of you. If ti’s a year, […]
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10Sep, 2019

FEEDING YOUR NEURONS

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The brain ages just like the rest of our organism. But it also will get old slower if we feed him with a balanced diet, the same way we do with our body. A diet nutritionally well adapted for the brain goes through, first and foremost, reducing the ingestion of calories, namely saturated fats from animal origin. On the other hand, increasing the ingestion of foods that provide vitamins, such as B6 and B12, folic acid, besides wholegrain cereals and green vegetables. Think about it! At the Nutrition Consultation you […]
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9Sep, 2019

ACTIVATE YOUR BODY

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Keeping your muscles stimulated by exercise is halfway to a good physical shape. You don’t need to get weary in the gym to get it, you just have to take a walk every day for half an hour and resort to the Biotime® technology to build and model your body, effortless, now sweating and in full comfort. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and learn more about Fitness Consultation and Sport Nutrition.
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