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12Jul, 2024

LEGS TIRED IN THE SUMMER

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Some people suffer more than others from high temperatures and bright sun… the summery season is favourable to feeling the legs tired, but bad blood circulation is not the only one to blame, body weight has something to do with it as well! Especially in Summer it is recommended to have light meals because digestion rises our internal temperature, expands the blood vessels and slows down blood flow, aggravating the heavy legs sensation. But this recommendation is valid for all the year, considering that obesity, overweight and fat excess favour […]
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11Jul, 2024

LET’S GO

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Contact with nature is recognised for lowering stress and improving energy, as well as self-esteem, creativity, curiosity and the to enhance the hability to solve problems, it frees the spirit and relaxes both body and mind. To walk is distracting and can be done almost everywhere, with little equipment, adapting walks to each one’s capacities, from a simple promenade in the countryside or the beach, to climbing a mountain! A good walk is a complete physical training and improves cardiovascular health and resilience, at the same time strengthening all muscles […]
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9Jul, 2024

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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2Jul, 2024

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 tomatoes. Besides citrus fruits, tomatoes are another excellent source of vitamin C, an essential nutrient. One medium-size tomato contains about 26 percent of your recommended daily value of vitamin C. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and mention this text to have special access conditions.
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27Jun, 2024

GOOD AND BAD CHOLESTEROL

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Total cholesterol levels are made up of three different types: High-density lipoprotein, or HDL, is considered “good” cholesterol. It makes up 20-30 percent of a person’s total cholesterol level; Low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, is considered “bad” cholesterol and makes up 60-70 percent of the total in the body; Finally, very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) is a precursor to LDL and makes up about 10-15 percent of a person’s total cholesterol. These percentages matter because when increases or decreases occur, they can affect the chances of a person developing heart disease. Many risks are associated with […]
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26Jun, 2024

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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26Jun, 2024

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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25Jun, 2024

THE IMPORTANCE OF A CUSTOM-MADE DIET

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People’s responses to food vary depending on a wide variety of factors. Despite repeated public awareness campaigns and dietary recommendations, obesity persistes, and overweight and body fat in excess are a growing concern.The lack of personalised nutritional advice is, no doubt, the main reason for this. People are finally starting to reject the false notion that if everyone just follows the general guidelines they’ll control their weight and be pretty and healthy forever. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule a Nutrition Consultation with one […]
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24Jun, 2024

NUTRITION AND ENERGY ARE LINKED

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: When it comes to how to stop laziness, making some healthy changes can be the best way to go. Some foods increase your energy and keep your blood sugar stable so you’re less likely to feel sluggish and lazy. Steer clear of foods that drain your energy because they’re slow to digest or cause blood sugar spikes. Exercise is a surefire way to get rid of laziness. The benefits of drinking water are endless and many can help fight laziness. Call […]
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21Jun, 2024

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 grapefruit. Grapefruits are sour fruits full of health-inducing vitamins and minerals. The flavonoids in grapefruits can help protect against some cancers, inflammation, and obesity. Try adding grapefruit slices to a fruit salad, or squeeze the juice into water to make a drink. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and mention […]
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