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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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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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20Sep, 2022

CLEANSE DIETS

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As the global obesity epidemic continues, so does the search for easy and rapid weight loss solutions. In recent years, weight loss cleanses have taken center stage as one of the most popular methods for dropping weight rapidly. But their effectiveness is not established and, furthermore, weight loss cleanses may be dangerous for health. Our Food Reeducation and Behavioural Program and Body Modelling by Clínica do Tempo®, enables an individualisation of the alimentary regime and weight and fat excess reduction, without any health risks and no discomfort for the client. It […]
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16Sep, 2022

PREVENTING WEIGHT IN EXCESS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Losing weight is not the only way to fight obesity. Prevention is even more important, as in preventing not only the weight from accumulating in the first place, and body fat as well. This is one more reason why you should consult one of the nutritionists at Clínica do Tempo®!
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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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12Sep, 2022

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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30Aug, 2022

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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