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30Sep, 2022

GOOD MORNING!

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Starting your day on the right foot and with the right food can make a world of difference when it comes to weight loss. Eating healthy breakfast foods can make it easier to curb cravings and stick to your weight loss program to surely reach your goals. But following a weight loss diet doesn’t just end with a healthy breakfast. The Alimentary Plan you were prescribed is filled with nutritious foods throughout the day to optimize your health and help lose weight quickly. The Food Reeducation and Behavioural Program and Body Modelling, […]
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29Sep, 2022

IDLENESS IS LIKE AN ADDICTION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Inactivity is as dangerous for health as tobacco. These two behaviours are responsible for one premature death in each 10 in the world. Inactivity is also one of the causes for overweight, body fat in excess and obesity, along with lacking a healthy nutrition. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an appointment with one of our nutritionists.
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29Sep, 2022

POOR SLEEP CAN MAKE YOU FAT

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Poor sleep is strongly linked to weight gain. People with short sleep duration tend to weigh significantly more than those who get adequate sleep. In fact, short sleep duration is one more risk factor for obesity. In one extensive review study, children and adults with short sleep duration were 89% and 55% more likely to become obese, respectively. A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In truth, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. If you’re trying to lose weight, getting quality sleep is absolutely crucial, but the Food Reeducation […]
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27Sep, 2022

CALORIES JUST ENOUGH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: If you’re wondering why calories matter, it begins with what you eat. Food is where your body gets the calories it needs to function. During digestion, your body breaks down the foods you eat into smaller units, either be used to build your own tissues or to provide your body with the energy it needs to meet its immediate needs. Calories in excess are stored as body fat and are harmful for your health. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 […]
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27Sep, 2022

HEART PALPITATIONS OR FAST HEARTBEAT

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Do you ever feel like your heart is pounding or fluttering much faster than normal? You may be experiencing heart palpitations. They may last for only a few seconds and they can occur at any time and any place. The good news is that not all cases of fast heartbeat mean you have a heart condition. But to avoid such situation, drink plenty of water, exercise moderately or take a 30-minute walk each day, and keep your weight in the healthy range and your LDL, or “bad” cholesterol counts low by […]
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26Sep, 2022

STROKE AND LACK OF EXERCISE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: A recent study of nearly 1,000 individuals who had had a stroke found that they practiced few or no exercise… Think about it! Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your appointment with our Fitness Advisor.
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23Sep, 2022

FOODS FOR THE HEART

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Whether you’re recovering from a heart attack or trying to prevent one, a healthy diet should be part of the plan. As you start building your healthy eating strategy, it’s important to know which foods to limit and which foods to target. Schedule your appointment calling our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and one of our nutritionists will customize your alimentary plan, according to your needs.
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21Sep, 2022

SMOKE AND FAT

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The British Cancer Research Centre revealed that obesity is taking over tobacco as the first indirect death cause by cancer among United Kingdom women population. But this is a problem of our global village, and also the cause of increased mortality due to cardiovascular issues and other kind of early death risks. It also revealed that in 25 years from now overweight will be the origin of many types of cancer, but truth is that it is so already! Fortunately, bad life habits as smoking have been decreasing, also due […]
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16Sep, 2022

MEN AND WOMEN FAT

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Body fat accumulates differently in the bodies of men and those of women. There are health consequences that ensue from these differences. Women tend to be lean when they are young but gain weight after menopause because estrogen (a hormone which action is linked to ovulation) helps them keep excessive weight at bay. However, women are more protected than men against the harmful effects of being overweight, a phenomenon that may have a lot to do with women’s body shape and their body fat distribution. Belly fat, commonly in men, […]
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15Sep, 2022

FOOD LABELLING

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: People who regularly eat foods with a low nutritional quality have a higher risk of developing different diseases, including cancer. In the future, more and more countries should enforce food labelling that clearly specifies nutritional value. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an appointment for a Nutrition Consultation for further detail information.
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