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12Aug, 2020

MUSIC TO LOSE WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: It is commonplace for cafés and restaurants to play music while you eat. A new study asked whether the volume of these tunes might impact how healthful our dietary choices are. As expected, when quieter music was playing, people chose the more healthful items on the menu. Good nutrition depends as well on good mood and ambiance!
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12Aug, 2020

FOR AND AGAINST CHOCOLATE

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Chocolate is rich in antioxidants. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, there are a number of health benefits associated with its consumption (particularly dark chocolate) that include: lowering cholesterol levels, preventing cognitive decline, and reducing the risk of cardiovascular problems. The higher the cocoa content, as in dark chocolate, the more benefits there are. Dark chocolate may also contain less fat and sugar, but it is important to check the label. All in all, eating chocolate can have both health benefits and risks. As ever, moderation is key. […]
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11Aug, 2020

FAT DIFFERENCES

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Fat suffered a bad reputation for a long time and we learned how to avoid bad (saturated and hydrogenated) fats and eat good (unsaturated) ones to keep our heart and arteries healthy. Unsaturated fats (e.g. found in fish, avocado, nuts, sunflower, canola, and olive oils) are preferable to saturated fats (e.g. found in fatty meat, butter, palm and coconut oil, cream, cheese, ghee, and lard).” When calling us on (+351) 21 458 85 00 mention that you have read this article to have even better access conditions.
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7Aug, 2020

WHOLE IS GREATER THAN PARTS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: The body must be seen as a whole, made of various interactive parts. Vitamins are only exceptionally produced or synthesised by the human body, and so they must be provided to the organism through food or food supplements such as the ones from our Orthomolecular Dietetics. Vitamins are the common factor of the body’s evolution. Consult one of our nutritionists!
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6Aug, 2020

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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5Aug, 2020

INDIGESTION OR DYSPEPSIA

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: It is not a disease! Dyspepsia, also known as indigestion, is a term that describes discomfort or pain in the upper abdomen. In the majority of cases, indigestion is linked to eating or drinking. Overeating and consuming greasy foods, as well as too much alcohol, can cause indigestion. Correct dietary choices, giving preference to quality than to quantity, can avoid dyspepsia symptoms. Consult one of our nutritionists to draw your customised alimentary plan.
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3Aug, 2020

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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22Jul, 2020

LISTEN TO YOUR NUTRITIONIST

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Nowadays a variety of good foods is available everywhere and at an economical reach of the most. But choosing foods depends of many factors, not only cultural or economical ones, but as well the habits and food preferences, sensitivity, publicity and many others. The majority of people still follow inadequate or imbalanced alimentary regimes, that may lead to a poor or deficient health condition. There is a continuous need to inform on how to use the best foods and do the correct combinations, in order to have a healthful eating […]
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21Jul, 2020

ESSENTIAL BREAKFAST

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Even on holidays, when awakening, do not skip a fine breakfast, although you may feel like sleeping a little bit more, or you are all ready to go to the beach and take advantage of the best time of sunshine. At the end of a night sleep our body runs out the nutrients and energy small storage he could dispose of, because, even in rest, the body keeps on consuming energy and needing proteins, vitamines and minerals. If we do not eat, bypassing this essential meal, or we don’t eat […]
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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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