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17Jul, 2020

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, 2020

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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17Jun, 2020

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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13Apr, 2020

IS POPCORN GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

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On its own, without any added sugar or salt, popcorn makes a nutritious, healthful and amusing snack. When people make it in the right way, air-popped, unsweetened, and unsalted popcorn contains plenty of nutrients and  fibre, vitamins, and minerals that the body needs. Checking the labels of foods before buying them and preparing ingredients at home can help people make more healthful dietary choices. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists for a healthy dietary plan.
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3Apr, 2020

VEGETABLES ARE ESSENTIAL IN YOUR KITCHEN

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A typical salad starts with raw greens, such as lettuce, spinach, kale, mixed greens or arugula. However, you can also add several other raw vegetables. Some popular raw veggie toppings include chopped carrots, onions, cucumbers, celery, mushrooms and broccoli. These vegetables are packed with fiber and plant compounds that offer health benefits. Eating raw vegetables is associated with good mental health and mood. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and balance your body and mind with a healthy dietary plan, customised just for you.
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2Apr, 2020

POSITIVE SENTENCES TO LOSE WEIGHT

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It is sometimes difficult in the face of temptations to make good food choices but with the help of positive sentences you can train your brain to replace that desire for unhealthy food with healthy food choices. Such sentences are much more effective when they are often repeated. Try this one: I can eliminate my bad eating habits with healthy food, physical activity and a healthier lifestyle. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and let us help you control your weight for life.
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26Mar, 2020

SWAPPING FOODS THAT SPEED UP YOUR BODY’S AGING PROCESS

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Foods fried in oil at high temperatures release free radicals that can cause cellular damage to the skin. Exposure to free radicals accelerates the aging process. Swap french fries for baked sweet potato fries. Sweet potatoes are rich in anti-aging copper. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00, schedule your Nutrition Consultation and learn more about healthy eating.
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24Mar, 2020

OBESITY AND GREEN TEA

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Past research has shown that green tea might help fight obesity and inflammation. These studies provide evidence that green tea encourages the growth of good gut bacteria, and that leads to a series of benefits that significantly lower the risk of obesity. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists. We all love green tea!
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23Mar, 2020

ASPARAGUS CAN HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: First, it’s very low in calories. This means you can eat a lot of asparagus without taking in a lot of calories. Furthermore, it’s about 94% water, and consuming low-calorie, water-rich foods is associated with weight loss. And asparagus is rich in fiber, which is also linked to lower body weight and weight loss. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists to draw you a healthy Alimentary Plan, with or without asparagus.
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9Mar, 2020

DON’T EAT SUGAR AND AVOID SUGAR-SWEETENED DRINKS

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TIP OF THE DAY of our nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Excess sugar consumption may be the primary driver of excess fat in the belly and liver. This is particularly true of sugary beverages like soft drinks. Drink water instead, lots of water, ate least 2,5 litres a day! Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and mention this tip to have even better conditions access to our treatments.
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