Monday, May 29, 2017

Portugal among top EU countries for overweight teens

A new report by the World Health Organisation has placed Portugal among the top-five of 27 European countries and regions analysed in terms of...

Eucalyptus ban is “huge loss to the economy”

The ban on planting new areas of eucalyptus in Portugal is a “huge loss to the Portuguese economy,” as well as having no technical...
Skin Cancer

Skin cancer campaign launched

An educational campaign aimed at warning of the dangers of excessive exposure to the sun is being launched at schools across the country today. The...
Stroke

Three people per hour suffer a stroke

Three people every hour suffer a stroke in Portugal, which is the main cause of death or incapacity in the country, with women at...
Blueberry

Portuguese Blueberry a Potent Anti-Inflammatory

An active ingredient of a specific type of Portuguese blueberry shows increased anti-inflammatory effects in the intestines of an animal model with colitis when...

Baked Eggs Recipe

INGREDIENTS ¼ cup olive oil 3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced 2 beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges ...
Hake

One-dish Portuguese-style hake bake

Hake baked with green peppers, chickpeas, tomatoes and olives; it's a quick dish that requires little cleanup afterwards (hooray!) Ingredients: 2 onions, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves,...
easter

Portuguese Easter traditions & celebrations

During the Holy Week, which marks the end of Lent in the run-up to Easter, the deeply Catholic country is steeped in religious ritual...
tuberculosis

Portugal had 18 cases of TB per 100,000

Portugal recorded 18 new cases of tuberculosis per 100,000 inhabitants in 2016, a year in which 18% of cases were in people born outside...

Portuguese mini vegetables very popular

Besides the existing lines of mini vegetables from France and South Africa, BUD Holland has recently started to carry Portuguese mini vegetables. "The Portuguese...
Pork

Papo Seco Stuffed Pork Chops

This recipe for Portuguese Papo Seco stuffed Pork Chops is perfect for a Sunday family lunch. Ingredients - 6 pork chops - 2 teaspoons of salt - 1...
health care

Portugal’s National Health Service better than UK and Spain

Portugal’s National Health Service has fared better than the UK’s NHS in an international survey into European national health systems. Portugal ranked above the UK...

Therapy in Paula Rego’s art

Portugal-born artist Paula Rego has voiced hopes that a collection of works that she painted years ago when she was suffering from depression, and...
jewellery

Unseen Portuguese jewellery in Lisbon

A never-before-seen collection of Portuguese jewellery will be put on show for the first time in Lisbon, at the Medeiros-Almeida Museum. More than 70 jewels...