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30Jan, 2023

POPCORN

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Corn is a starchy vegetable and cereal grain that has been eaten all over the world for centuries. It’s rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals. However, the health benefits of corn are controversial, while it contains beneficial nutrients, it can also spike your blood sugar and may contribute to weight gain when consumed in excess. Individuals who have diabetes or are trying to lose weight should avoid their intake! Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and change your habits for Healthy Food.
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27Jan, 2023

DIET CULTURE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: For many women, dieting has been part of their lives for pretty much as long as they can remember (this also applies to men!). Whether you have a lot of weight to lose or just want to drop a few pounds, losing weight and body fat is a seemingly ever-present goal to strive for. But it is not. Balancing your body weight is about being healthier, about being thinner, and therefore prettier, and therefore happier. A single 60-minute session is enough. […]
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23Jan, 2023

THINKING ABOUT A HEALTH STRATEGY

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Metabolic syndrome is a condition that involves a number of health problems, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular problems. It is more common in people with obesity. A nutritionist is the right person to suggest a strategy and a suitable weight-loss and extra-fat reduction  program. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists.
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23Jan, 2023

OBESITY. MEDICATION, SURGERY, NOT ALWAYS NEEDED.

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Obesity can happen for a number of reasons, including diet, a sedentary lifestyle, genetic factors, a health condition, or the use of certain medications. Some treatments, exercise and dietary changes are useful weight-loss tools, but for some people these are not effective or fast enough. Medication or surgery is not the only option. The Liposhaper® treatment is not a traditional liposuction, but it works just the same way, without damaging the skin, the blood vessels or the peripheral nerves. It’s fast, it’s effective, it’s painless and has no counter-indications. Call […]
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19Jan, 2023

PIZZA CAN BE HEALTHY

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Pizzaiolo is the name for the professional who cooks the real Neapolitan pizza that, strange as it may seem, can protect against certain types of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. However, pizza is not the real responsible for this protection, but rather a food rich in tomatoes, which contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, legumes and green leaves’ vegetables and extra virgin olive oil. Most pizzas have lots of fats, sausages, chorizo and salami, and a very thick dough, these are really harmful to health. Call now our International Call Center (+351) […]
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18Jan, 2023

MEDICATIONS AND BODY WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Results of a review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that some medicines caused people to gain weight over a period of months. Anyone who is starting a new medication and is concerned about their weight should ask their nutritionist whether the drug is likely to have any effect on weight. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists.
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18Jan, 2023

SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE MAKES YOU FAT

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Many people lead a much more sedentary lifestyle than their parents and grandparents did. Examples of sedentary habits include working in an office rather than doing manual labor, playing games on a computer instead of doing physical activities outside, going to places by car instead of walking or cycling, and more. The less a person moves around, the fewer calories they burn, the more they are likely to weight gain and store fat. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and make an appointment with one of our nutritionists.
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16Jan, 2023

FAT-BURNING FOODS

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All foods stimulate metabolism, reducing appetite, or reducing overall food intake. Some may have a larger impact than others. Eating these foods may also offset hunger for longer and help control appetite. Reducing overall food intake, leads to weight loss on a long term, but the fastest way to get thinner and get rid of body fat is the Liposhaper®, the first non-invasive “liposuction”. In a single 60-minute session it is possible to lose up to 20 cm of body contour. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and […]
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13Jan, 2023

WHAT IS A BALANCED DIET?

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A balanced diet is one that fulfils all of a person’s nutritional needs. Humans need a certain amount of calories and nutrients to stay healthy. A balanced diet provides all the nutrients a person requires, without going over the recommended daily calorie intake. By eating a balanced diet, people can get the nutrients and calories they need and avoid eating junk food, or food without nutritional value. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have custom-made balanced diet made just for you.
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12Jan, 2023

CONTROLLING FOOD PORTION SIZES

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Obesity is a growing epidemic, as more people than ever are struggling to control their weight. Increased portion sizes contribute to overeating and unwanted weight and fatness gain. People tend to eat almost all of what they serve themselves. Therefore, controlling portion sizes help prevent overindulging. Simply using smaller dishes or glasses can lower the amount of food or drink you consume, and feel just as satisfied. If it’s too late, call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have a non-invasive “liposuction” for weight control and fat excess […]
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