18Jul, 2019

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Mind and body ar so completely linked together that, if we keep physically fit, we will also be mentally alert. The same way, if we use our mind capacities we may as well influence our heath general state and our physical performance. Exercise promotes good physical condition and enhances mental clearness, being health a combination of body and mind. Take care of you from head to toe. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule an […]
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5Jul, 2019

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, 2019

GOOD MARITIME AIR

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: At the seashore, the maritime air has plenty of iode and is extremely pure, well oxygenated, and germ exempt. It improves breathing capacities and helps digestion and the work of your heart. Take advantage of your holidays to take a healthy walk on the beach after meals, and whenever you have the time. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and ask someone who knows better – your nutritionist.
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1Jul, 2019

VITAMINES

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Vitamines are organic substances necessary for life and the perfect functioning of the body. Its shortage, even if minimum, may affect the biochemical balance. Although they do not provide energy (calories), without them the organism cannot take advantage of the constructive and energetic elements of food. Book now your Vitamin Profile, an essential exam for your health. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00.
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27Jun, 2019

IS IT SHELLFISH ALLERGY ?

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Some people are allergic to one type of shellfish, crustaceans or mollusks, while others are allergic to both. Most people seem to be allergic to crustaceans only, and the reactions to these foods tend to be more severe. They can include vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, shortness of breath, coughing, chest pain, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. An allergy can worsen over time, so everybody should check in with their nutritionist for further evaluation and testing. Call […]
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27Jun, 2019

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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6Jun, 2019

SEASONAL ALLERGY AND FOODS

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Seasonal allergies, also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis, only occur during certain parts of the year, usually the spring or summer. Lifestyle changes may help ease your springtime woes. Adding certain foods to your diet could actually help relieve symptoms like the nose-dripping and eye-watering. From reducing inflammation to boosting the immune system, there are a number of dietary choices that may help mitigate the miseries of seasonal allergies. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 […]
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6Jun, 2019

MENOPAUSE AND WEIGHT-LOSS

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People often experience an increase in body fat during menopause. This is linked with reduced estrogen levels, lower-quality sleep, and reductions in metabolism and muscle mass. Researchers have linked low estrogen levels with an increase in body fat, particularly abdominal fat. Maintaining healthful lifestyle habits can help with losing weight. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and schedule a Nutrition Consultation with one of our nutritionists if you have concerns about your weight or symptoms of hormonal fluctuations, to follow an appropriate treatment.
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4Jun, 2019

NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES CAUSES CRAVINGS?

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Cravings are defined as intense, urgent or abnormal desires or longings. Not only are they very common, but they’re also arguably one of the most intense feelings you can experience when it comes to food. Some believe that cravings are caused by nutrient deficiencies and view them as the body’s way to correct them. Yet others insist that, unlike hunger, cravings are largely about what your brain wants, rather than what your body actually needs. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 […]
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28May, 2019

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE SUN

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Our skin is a very dynamic organ, and it changes through time and the environment we live in. Moreover, each season comes with its own challenges for our skin, and the summer months — which are just around the corner — are no different. You must beware of the sun year-round, to avoid different kind of sunspots that can occur on the skin, sunburn, premature aging, and even skin cancer. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00. With the Time Scanner It is possible to customise the […]
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