18Jul, 2019

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Mind and body ar so completely linked together that, if we keep physically fit, we will also be mentally alert. The same way, if we use our mind capacities we may as well influence our heath general state and our physical performance. Exercise promotes good physical condition and enhances mental clearness, being health a combination of body and mind. Take care of you from head to toe. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an […]
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15Jul, 2019

LEMON DOESN’T MAKES YOU SLIMMER, BUT…

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All of us would like to lose weight while drinking lemon juice. But no, lemon is not a miraculous medicine to get thinner. However, it helps to detox your liver. The organism frees toxins that the liver normally eliminates, but if there is a malfunction or it is tired, those toxins may enter the blood circulation and become even more toxic. Here is where lemon gets interesting: it stimulates gastric juices, allowing a better digestion, it enhances the good functioning of the gallbladder, helping to eliminate toxins, it slows down […]
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11Jul, 2019

HEALTHY PICNIC

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: How nice it is to have a picnic with the children, on a sunny day, towel on the floor under the shadow of an umbrella pine tree. There is nothing more valuable then to healthy eating in the middle of the nature. For a balanced meal combine food from the 4 alimentary groups, such as cereal products, dairy products, lean white meat or fish, and lots of fruits without forgetting different salads nor a vegetables cold soup. Re-educate your food. […]
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5Jul, 2019

THE ONION’S COLOUR

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White onions contain a lesser quantity of antioxidants in comparison to the yellow and red ones. Red onions are richest in antioxidants with a more efficient action, in different stages of the oxidative process of the organism, than the other varieties of fade colour, preventing premature ageing. You will take more profit of the anti-cancer and antioxidant power of this legume, eating it raw. Cooking onions reduces the phytochemical compounds’ properties that protect from lung and prostate cancer. Join the onions in slices or cubes to tomatoes, avocado and peppers […]
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4Jul, 2019

EAT AND HEAT

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When heat comes we change our food habits. Fruits and vegetables at your discretion, 2 litres of water per day to avoid dehydration, and we must preserve the cold chain, meaning the whole process from conception, through storage, to food transportation, ensuring all refrigeration conditions and assuring its preservation. Appetite is less in Summer, but never skip a meal believing that will help you to get slimmer. When we skip a meal we usually compensate eating too much the next one. Furthermore, the organism remembers having been deprived, and reacts […]
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3Jul, 2019

PARSLEY

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Parsley is extremely rich in mineral salts, in vitamin C and in antioxidant carotenes. That’s the reason why, in the past, it was rather considered a medicinal plant. Burt this richness gets really interesting when parsley is eaten in large quantities. A pinch of parsley (ca. 1 gram) does not give you much… So it is most convenient to use it as much as possible in salads, or to give more taste and beauty to your cookings, namely using it in cold soups that are ideal for this time of […]
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2Jul, 2019

SEAFOOD

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Beach side holidays are the ideal place to make a feed cure. Seafood is an excellent source of proteins, much leaner than meat, they contain food fat acids that oppose to bad cholesterol, but also calcium, phosphorus, zinc, iode… so many minerals we rarely enough eat along the year! Oysters, for instance, are very rich in iron (excellent against anemia) and antioxidants that fight free radicals, thus preventing premature ageing. A nice dozen makes an extremely dietetic meal, as well as white fish such as grilled sardines, delicious and rich in Omega […]
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1Jul, 2019

HEALTHFUL BARBECUE

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Barbecue food is not so well judged concerning health. In fact, exposing meat to very high temperatures unfortunately leads to the formation of carcinogenic compounds. That is why it is always wise not to eat the charred parts and it is advisable that food is not in direct contact with the charcoal flames. To avoid such dangers, marinate or precook the meat in the oven or the micro-waves to eliminate its juice before placing it on the grill. This way it will take less time to grill and can be […]
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28Jun, 2019

FEEL GOOD ABOUR YOUR FOOD

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Some people believe that healthy foods are tasteless and boring, but nothing could be further from the truth. The next time you’re craving something tasty, opt for avocado. This wonderous fruit is rich in magnesium, which is excellent for muscle recovery. It also contains 14 percent of your daily value of potassium, which can help to regulate fluid balance and controlling electrical activity of the heart and other muscles. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and mention […]
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28Jun, 2019

SKIN IS OUR LARGEST ORGAN. PRESERVE-IT!

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There are two main culprits that accelerate the aging process of our skin: sun exposure and Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs). AGEs form when protein or fat combine with sugar. While these aging culprits aren’t 100 percent in our control, using sunscreen and following a proper Alimentary Plan can help with how our body protects and heals our skin. And not only minding your diet is important, but it always helps to consult your nutritionist to remind you of how certain foods can affect your skin health. Call our International Call […]
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