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21
Oct

Pumpkin dark chocolate chip oatmeal cookie

  Halloween is approaching and is a time characterized by overconsumption of sugary “empty” calorie products, usually with high levels of simple sugars and fat and, on the other hand, a low or zero intakes of vitamins, minerals or fiber. The Quinta dos Açores Nutrition Center presents a tasty and nutritious suggestion, with a significant integral component and using a

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17
Oct

food precautions during pregnancy

A healthy pregnancy paves the way for easier childbirth and postpartum recovery and is the basis for the healthy development of the baby, which is the main wish of the parents. Food plays a major role at this stage, reducing the risk of complications during pregnancy (anemia, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia…) and illnesses with the baby. A balanced pregnancy diet can

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17
Oct

Tips for a more active and healthy lifestyle

We are not sports experts, however, we are convinced of its importance in our daily lives. Within the CNQA, we find that sport is a necessary complement to a balanced diet and one of the main drivers for a healthier lifestyle. So we decided to ask the experts for some suggestions, and in today’s text we leave some tips from

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17
Oct

Aged meat, what distinguishes it?

The meat from a nutritional point of view Despite being a controversial theme, it is undisputed that the moderate addition of meat in our diet is important and can positively contribute to a balanced diet. Meat is a prime provider of high biological value proteins, B-complex vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc, and phosphorus. It stands out for being

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17
Oct

Five Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

What is the best option to eat balanced meals all week while away from home, and saving you time and money !? “Meal prepping” is the answer. Well, it may not seem so, and some people consider that it takes a lot of effort, time and creativity but it is all a matter of training.   The meal prepping trend,

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11
Sep

Back to School – Healthy Snacks

Back to school is approaching and parents need to start planning healthy lunchboxes to ensure the best options for snacks. Nowadays, parents struggle with demanding routines and busy schedules, having to manage their children’s needs at the same time, and all-week meal planning is critical. It is very important not to give in to the temptation to buy salty or

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3
Sep

10 tips for a healthy eating

10 tips for a healthier and more balanced eating routine: 1. Have more meals during the day (pauses for less than 3h30m) and in controlled portions. The importance of having 5 to 6 meals a day is due to the ability to regulate the physiological mechanisms that control appetite, generating better control of food intake throughout the day. Making fractional

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23
Aug

What is ice cream and how is it produced

What is ice cream, how it’s produced, what varieties of ice cream exists, or how ideas for innovation in this area arise, are some of the answers that CNQA seeks to answer today.   Gelados O que é o gelado, como é produzido, que variedades de gelado existem ou como surgem ideias para inovação nesta área, são algumas das respostas

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6
Aug

Yogurt – What is it, how is it produced and what are its benefits

  What is it, how is it produced and what are its benefits are some of the questions we are going to answer today through the Quinta dos Açores Nutrition Center.  

17
Jul

Healthy and quick brunch

Who loves a good brunch? You have to love it! It is great to wake up late and relaxed, feeling like you are on holidays and have hotel breakfasts full of variety.Brunch is becoming more popular, especially at the weekend. It is a buffet-style meal that combines breakfast and lunch in a single moment of consumption. Among friends and/or family

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