Monthly Archives: April 2016

Foods to lower the risk of certain types of cancer

Recent studies show that some foods can help lower cancer risk. New research is helping scientists’ every day to find ways to cure and prevent cancer, yet new variants of cancer continue to appear. While we can’t prevent all types

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Posted in Cancer, Healthy living

Where Americans should retire?

Financial Advisor magazine says Portugal should be the first choice for Americans to retire, outside of the United States. As life expectancy grows, the number of retirees of wish to spend their retirement abroad rises. For those Americans who dream

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Posted in Portugal

4 tips to lose weight effectively and for the long term

When summer approaches, millions of people start looking for diets and for ways to lose those extra pounds gained during winter. Most people want to lose weight fast and are willing to try several weight loss methods, only to find

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Posted in Weight Loss

Tourists from the United States are traveling to Portugal as never before

Portugal has seen a great increase in American tourists in 2015 and the numbers continue to rise in 2016. Travel Pulse magazine highlights that Americans are among the top nationalities that most recently visited the country. That is why the

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Posted in Portugal

10 facts about diabetes

April 7 is the World Health Day. Every year the World Health Organization chooses a health problem that concerns millions and millions of people around the world and raises awareness to that problem. This year, the World Health Day is

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Posted in Healthy living

Gastric band surgery

Gastric band surgery is one of the most common weight-loss surgeries performed today. It is also known as laparoscopic gastric band or lap band surgery and consists of constricting the stomach to give a fuller feeling after eating less food

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Posted in Weight Loss