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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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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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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5Sep, 2019

INACTION AND BAD EATING HABITS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: More than a quarter of world’s population, this is almost 2 billion people, do not practice enough physical exercise, according to a report by WHO. This is a worrying fact given the risk of sedentary lifestyle for our health. And if to this bad habit we add na unbalanced diet, without all necessary nutrients along lifetime, we cannot expect to live for many years in good shape. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your […]
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5Sep, 2019

TOO MUCH SALT MAKES YOU OLD

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Salt in excess may have disastrous consequences for your health. Fluid retention, skin aging, cardiovascular diseases, cognitive decline increase, arterial hypertension, oedema risks, cardiac or kidney insufficiency… it’s a long list. But it is never too late to be aware to the signs of an excessive consumption and to make some changes in your nutrition habits. The products, generally industrial ones, that contain much salt increase our thirst sensation because sodium influences the fluids in our organism. Listen to your body that sends you signals to help you restoring a […]
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4Sep, 2019

NUTRIENTS REQUIREMENTS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Nutritional needs can vary during different stages of life and according to activity levels, health conditions, and lifestyle choices. Generally, the best way for a person to meet their nutritional needs is to eat a balanced and healthful diet. Anyone who is concerned that they may not be getting enough vitamins and minerals should speak to a nutritionist. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your next appointment.
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3Sep, 2019

SLIMMING WHILE SLEEPING

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If you have a substantial meal not long before going to bed, your organism will need much more time to digest it. At the stage of deep sleep, the brain releases a growth hormone that has a fat moving effect. While eating late at night, this hormone will store foods that are in the digestive system in the form of fat, instead of energy. The same occurs with alcohol: taken close to sleeping hours, the body will have to work harder to metabolise it during sleep, preventing to get to […]
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2Sep, 2019

HOLIDAYS COME BACK

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Returning from holidays is usually accompanied by good resolutions. Gladly going back to work and to sports practice, finding a creative activity, getting fit and being in-shape again. All these are wise decisions, but be careful not to demand too much, that will cause on you a too much pressure to cope with on a daily basis. So do not overbook your time-schedule, live at your own pace, forget about calories, accept your limitation, sleep whenever you feel like and you may, have fun without regret, accept not to be […]
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30Aug, 2019

ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE

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New research shows just how beneficial weight loss and fat reduction is for one’s cardiometabolic health. Losing just 5–10 percent of one’s body weight has tremendous benefits, while losing a fifth of one’s weight slashes the risk of metabolic syndrome. Obesity is a known risk factor for numerous chronic diseases, from heart disease to diabetes and cancer. Thus, almost everyone has tried to lose weight and fatness at some point in their lives. Although many people are successful in the short-term, most dieters agree that achieving long-term weight loss is the ultimate — […]
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