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22Jan, 2020

THINKING ABOUT A HEALTH STRATEGY

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Metabolic syndrome is a condition that involves a number of health problems, including type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular problems. It is more common in people with obesity. A nutritionist is the right person to suggest a strategy and a suitable weight-loss and extra-fat reduction  program. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists.
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22Jan, 2020

OBESITY. MEDICATION, SURGERY, NOT ALWAYS NEEDED.

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Obesity can happen for a number of reasons, including diet, a sedentary lifestyle, genetic factors, a health condition, or the use of certain medications. Some treatments, exercise and dietary changes are useful weight-loss tools, but for some people these are not effective or fast enough. Medication or surgery is not the only option. The Liposhaper® treatment is not a traditional liposuction, but it works just the same way, without damaging the skin, the blood vessels or the peripheral nerves. It’s fast, it’s effective, it’s painless and has no counter-indications. Call […]
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21Jan, 2020

MEDICATIONS AND BODY WEIGHT

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Results of a review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that some medicines caused people to gain weight over a period of months. Anyone who is starting a new medication and is concerned about their weight should ask their nutritionist whether the drug is likely to have any effect on weight. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists.
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21Jan, 2020

SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE MAKES YOU FAT

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Many people lead a much more sedentary lifestyle than their parents and grandparents did. Examples of sedentary habits include working in an office rather than doing manual labor, playing games on a computer instead of doing physical activities outside, going to places by car instead of walking or cycling, and more. The less a person moves around, the fewer calories they burn, the more they are likely to weight gain and store fat. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and make an appointment with one of our nutritionists.
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20Jan, 2020

APPLES ARE NUTRITIOUS

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Apples are one of the most popular fruits, and for good reason. They’re an exceptionally healthy fruit with many scientific research-backed benefits. Apples are also a rich source of polyphenols. To get the most out of apples, leave the skin on, it contains half of the fibre and many of the polyphenols. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and consult one of our nutritionists.
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20Jan, 2020

WHAT IS FISH OIL?

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Fish oil is the fat or oil that’s extracted from fish tissue. It usually comes from oily fish, such as herring, tuna, anchovies, and mackerel. Yet it’s sometimes produced from the livers of other fish, as is the case with cod liver oil. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends eating 1–2 portions of fish per week. This is because the omega-3 fatty acids in fish provide many health benefits, including protection against a number of diseases. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and make an appointment with […]
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17Jan, 2020

PIZZA CAN BE HEALTHY

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Today marks the World Pizzaiolo Day, the professional who cooks the real Neapolitan pizza that, strange as it may seem, can protect against certain types of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. However, pizza is not the real responsible for this protection, but rather a food rich in tomatoes, which contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant, legumes and green leaves’ vegetables and extra virgin olive oil. Most pizzas have lots of fats, sausages, chorizo and salami, and a very thick dough, these are really harmful to health. Call now our International Call Center […]
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15Jan, 2020

LESS BODY FAT, MORE MUSCLE MASS, BETTER HEALTH

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TIP OF THE DAY from our Nutritionist Dr. Tomás Barbosa: Having too much body fat is linked to a slew of health issues and increases your risk of chronic conditions, such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. In contrast, having a healthy ratio of muscle mass to body fat can improve your health while decreasing your risk of the above diseases. Call our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have a Body Composition Analysis. Body composition refers to the amount of fat and fat-free mass (muscle, bone and water) […]
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15Jan, 2020

WHAT IS A BALANCED DIET?

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A balanced diet is one that fulfils all of a person’s nutritional needs. Humans need a certain amount of calories and nutrients to stay healthy. A balanced diet provides all the nutrients a person requires, without going over the recommended daily calorie intake. By eating a balanced diet, people can get the nutrients and calories they need and avoid eating junk food, or food without nutritional value. Call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have custom-made balanced diet made just for you.
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14Jan, 2020

CONTROLLING FOOD PORTION SIZES

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Obesity is a growing epidemic, as more people than ever are struggling to control their weight. Increased portion sizes contribute to overeating and unwanted weight and fatness gain. People tend to eat almost all of what they serve themselves. Therefore, controlling portion sizes help prevent overindulging. Simply using smaller dishes or glasses can lower the amount of food or drink you consume, and feel just as satisfied. If it’s too late, call now our International Call Center (+351) 21 458 85 00 and have a non-invasive “liposuction” for weight control and fat excess […]
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