16Sep, 2019

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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2Sep, 2019

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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30Aug, 2019

TO BE OR NOT TO BE HUNGRY

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: People with obesity often encounter difficulties when it comes to regulating their eating habits, since their bodies and mind no longer know when they are and are not hungry. But we know! Ask one of the nutritionists from our team!
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30Aug, 2019

ACCEPT THIS CHALLENGE

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New research shows just how beneficial weight loss and fat reduction is for one’s cardiometabolic health. Losing just 5–10 percent of one’s body weight has tremendous benefits, while losing a fifth of one’s weight slashes the risk of metabolic syndrome. Obesity is a known risk factor for numerous chronic diseases, from heart disease to diabetes and cancer. Thus, almost everyone has tried to lose weight and fatness at some point in their lives. Although many people are successful in the short-term, most dieters agree that achieving long-term weight loss is the ultimate — […]
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28Aug, 2019

CHILD OBESITY

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All our treatments are natural and totally non-invasive, with a rate of success exceeding 98% on more than 70.000 clients, of both genders and all ages, including young adolescents, as with the Liposhaper® that works just like a liposuction but without all the inconvenient of a surgical procedure. International studies have shown positive results for child surgery against obesity, but that’s no reason to submit all youngsters to a bariatric surgery, unless when life habits changes, like adopting a healthful diet and increasing physical exercise, fail completely and there is […]
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7Aug, 2019

OBESITY AND JOINTS

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Losing 500 grams may relief your joints up-to 2 kg on each step. If obesity may cause serious injuries to the locomotion system, weight-loss, even if moderate (5 to 6 percent of the body weight) can greatly improve the functioning state of the joints and reduce pain from arthrosis. Here’s one mor reason to lose weight and fat, besides doing physical exercise, but a program customised to your particular clinic condition. The Food Reeducation and Behavioural program and Body Modelling by Clínica do Tempo®, enables to lose weight and fat […]
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6Aug, 2019

FATS OR CARBS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: What causes obesity, too many carbohydrates or too much fat? Opinions as to which parts of our diets are likely to cause obesity are split. In essence, that it is hard to tell. Both have pros and cons, some people may benefit more from laying off the fats, whereas others may see better results by sticking to a low-carb dietary plan. To know better, there is the Nutrition Consultation, the Body Analysis Composition, the Orthomolecular Check-Up, the Food Diary… Call our International […]
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6Aug, 2019

HOT PEPPER MAY REDUCE OBESITY

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Researchers found that capsaicin, the active compound that gives hot peppers their spiciness, may have anti-obesity properties. However, the researchers caution that the findings do not mean that dieters should start eating hot peppers to lose weight.They also warn that capsaicin is not easily absorbed by the stomach. A healthy diet, well-balanced, and physical exercise, regularly, will always be the best way to stave off obesity. The 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 […]
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1Aug, 2019

CHILDREN OVERWEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: There is a link between child obesity and parent’s capacity to emotionally understand their children. And so, to reject negative emotions of your child such as weeping, sadness, restlessness and the fact to just respond “that’s no problem”, is a behaviour that may be the cause of obesity. The more the child’s emotions are ignored or punished by parents, the more the child eats, to compensate his anguish. Learn more calling our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 […]
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25Jul, 2019

TO TRY EVERYTHING AND NOTHING TO ABUSE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Unsaturated fats, like olive oil, and those rich in polyunsaturated, such as fish oils, although they have a beneficial effect on blood cholesterol, when consumed in excess they also may be harmful. If nothing else, they get you fat. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00, schedule an appointment for a Nutrition Consultation and get to know what excess stands for.
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