8Jan, 2019

NUTRITIOUS SWEET POTATOES

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Sweet potatoes can be prepared in a number of ways — from mashed and fried to steamed and baked. But did you know that they’re nutrient dense and offer a number of health benefits? If you’re trying to find healthier starchy options for your lunch or dinner, consider adding sweet potatoes to your recipe repertoire. These underground tubers, known scientifically as Ipomoea batatas, are rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant that’s effective in raising blood levels of vitamin A, especially in children. Schedule your Nutrition Consultation calling our International Call Center (+351) 21 […]
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17Sep, 2018

SUSHI FOR PREGNANT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: For women who enjoy sushi, as I do, but do not want to eat raw fish during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, vegetarian sushi options provide a tasty alternative. For example, women can choose vegetable maki rolls containing avocado, cucumber and pickles, and top them with wasabi and soy sauce to taste. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and learn more about healthy nutrition, if you are a mother to be or breastfeeding.
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14Sep, 2018

GASTRONOMIC ROUTE

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Six out of ten Portuguese consider the gastronomic options when choosing a their holidays destination, this can be read on today’s Destak newpaper. Unfortunately, not all best regional dishes from each country are part of recommended healthy food. Consult one of our nutritionists to help you to get the best savour from you next holidays, or a week-end escape.
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3Sep, 2018

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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10Aug, 2018

DIET AND NUTRITION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Consuming fish has long been recommended as part of a nutritious diet predicting a longer life. Rich in high-quality proteins, vitamins, and healthful oils, fish is roundly considered a healthful choice. Don’t forget to include fish, from the river or the sea, regularly in your alimentary plan. And it tastes even better if you fish it!
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9Aug, 2018

DIET AND NUTRITION

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Dietary needs change throughout life, from eating well during pregnancy to getting the correct nutrients all life long and put on age in a healthful way. Consult one of our nutritionists to draw your customised alimentary plan, according to your age, your needs and your food habits.
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19Jul, 2018

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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6Jul, 2018

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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19Jun, 2018

LONGEVITY AT YOUR REACH

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We can delay aging in a very simple way, efficient and without any health risks. We just have to counteract the main premature aging risk factors: overweight, fat and stress excess (considered by the WHO the first and second largest epidemics of the 21st century, respectively), physical inactivity, high cholesterol, arterial hypertension, smoking and alcoholism, emotional and hormonal imbalances, bad quality of sleep, wrong foods, hardening of the arteries, poor circulation. The Programs at Clínica do Tempo®, through the orthomolecular nutrition, the food and behavioural reeducation, the body and facial […]
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7Jun, 2018

EVEN “HEALTHY OBESITY” MUST BE TREATED

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Some people with obesity are free of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and several types of cancer which often accompany this condition, despite their high body mass index (BMI). It is known as “metabolically healthy obesity” but a new study suggests that the “healthy” attribute should be taken with a considerably large pinch of salt. It was confirmed that “metabolically healthy obesity” is not a harmless condition, and even people who remain free of metabolic diseases for decades face an increased risk of cardiovascular events. People with a normal […]
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