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15Apr, 2024

STRAWBERRIES HAVE A SWEET, DELICIOUS FLAVOUR

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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 strawberries. Not only are they even more delicious than most junk foods, but they will also improve your health and make you feel good about what you’re eating. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and mention this text to have special access conditions.
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15Apr, 2024

OLDER ADULTS AND NUTRITION

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Older adults have unique nutritional needs and may need to make changes to their diets as the years go by. Muscle mass can decrease as a natural part of aging, and people do not burn calories at the same rate as they do during their younger years, leading to a weight-gain. Targeting nutrient-dense foods is essential for older adults, and avoidance of high-calorie foods that lack vital nutrients is crucial. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and one of our nutritionists will create a Personalised Alimentary […]
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12Apr, 2024

PERSONALITY CAN AFFECT OVERALL HEALTH

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: There’s something reassuring and entertaining about investigating our own personalities. After all, they’re what make us each unique. But have you ever thought about whether your personality is a healthy one? Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and follow a Re-education Food and Behavioural Program to be sure it is.
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11Apr, 2024

DOES BEER REALLY CAUSE BELLY FAT?

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Drinking beer is often associated with an increased risk of weight gain and body fat, particularly around the belly. This is even commonly referred to as a “beer belly” and men have a higher risk than women. Beer may cause fat gain because it increases your calorie intake and the risk of storing belly fat, besides eventually preventing fat burning. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and get new and healthier eating and drinking habits, by controlling […]
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11Apr, 2024

WHY DO I WAKE UP HUNGRY?

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If a person wakes up hungry during the night, they may not have eaten enough during the day or changed their routine to get more exercise. Feelings of hunger are, in part, governed by the biological rhythm: physical and mental changes that correspond with a daily cycle of light and darkness. People typically feel most hungry in the early evening and least hungry in the morning. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists to control your body weight and never feel […]
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9Apr, 2024

PROTECTION AGAINST DIGESTIVE DISEASES

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Everyone experiences occasional digestive symptoms such as upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, constipation or diarrhea. However, when these symptoms occur frequently, they can cause major disruptions to your life. Fortunately, diet and lifestyle changes can have a positive impact on your gut health. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and start your Food and Behavioural Re-education Program to improve your digestion naturally.
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8Apr, 2024

ALLERGY OR INTOLERANCE

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Many people who think they have a food allergy actually have a food intolerance, which is not the same. Unlike an allergy that is only in response to a protein, a food intolerance can occur due to proteins, chemicals, carbohydrates in foods, a lack of enzymes or compromised intestinal permeability. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your Food-Allergy Profile which is part of a complete Orthomolecular Check-Up.
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8Apr, 2024

BETTER LEARN BASIC MEAL PREPARATION, AND EAT HEALTHY

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The term “fast-food” generally refers to food that people intend to consume quickly, either on- or off-site. There is plenty of well-researched evidence demonstrating the various negative health effects of eating and overeating fast-food, in both the short- and long-term. Even the “more healthful” fast-food items are generally high in sugar, salt, saturated fats and trans fats. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00, consult one of our nutritionists and start your healthy eating.
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5Apr, 2024

HEALTHY HABITS FOR A LONGER LIFE

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Many people think life expectancy is largely determined by genetics. However, genes play a much smaller role than originally believed. Instead, environmental factors like a healthy diet and lifestyle are key determinants. There is a link between weight control/ body fat reduction, and extended lifespan and a lower likelihood of disease. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule your Nutritional Consultation.
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4Apr, 2024

VEGETABLES ARE ESSENTIAL IN YOUR KITCHEN

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A typical salad starts with raw greens, such as lettuce, spinach, kale, mixed greens or arugula. However, you can also add several other raw vegetables. Some popular raw veggie toppings include chopped carrots, onions, cucumbers, celery, mushrooms and broccoli. These vegetables are packed with fiber and plant compounds that offer health benefits. Eating raw vegetables is associated with good mental health and mood. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and balance your body and mind with a healthy dietary plan, customised just for you.
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