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East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010
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East Algarve Magazine - MAY 2010

  1. 1. FR EastAlgarve M A G A Z I N E EE © OLHÃO · SÃO BRÁS · TAVIRA · ALCOUTIM · CASTRO MARIM · VILA REAL DE SANTO ANTÓNIO May 2010 Walk about Santa Luzia Health The importance of drinking water Gardening Golf tips All you need Benamor’s to know about 14th hole the avocado
  2. 2. Welcome... Thankfully, I survived the Easter holidays EastAlgarve PUBLISHER & M A G A Z I N E DESIGNER and normal life has resumed, phew! Richard Bassett As recommended by several readers, I EDITOR Katie Bassett spent an afternoon in Santa Luzia, and EDITORIAL had a lovely stroll along the tranquil CO-ORDINATORS promenade, it certainly lived up to my Susan Purvis Richard Bassett Snr. expectations... beautiful! ADVERTISING I met up with bistro owners John and Call 961 700 200 or email info@eastalgarvemag.com Emma from Mesa do Chefe, Claudia and Tito CONSULTANT from Quinta Velha, Restaurante O Monte, Arne Jakobsen the Great Dane and the Meeting Room, and also sampled some sushi from Mish Mish in Tavira’s Gran PRINTED BY Litografis-Artes Plaza. This month we have all the usual Graficas Lda, Ferreiras features, including golf tips from Benamor, DISTRIBUTION Advertisers will be all you need to know about avocados, issued copies for distribution, along sporting news and more. I hope you enjoy with retail outlets. this May issue, and as usual, I am grateful All rights reserved. Except for normal Welcome... review purposes, no part of this magazine for all your comments and suggestions, may be reproduced without the written permission of the publisher. Every care please keep them coming. has been taken in the preparation of this magazine, but the contents are only meant as a guide to readers. The proprietors of this magazine are publishers not agents or sub agents of those who advertise therein. The publisher cannot be held liable for any loss suffered as a result of information Editor gained from this publication Projectcasa E Algarve 180x176.indd 2 8/2/10 12:25:15 GUESTHOUSE, BAR & BISTRO Casa das Portas is a www.casadasportas.com QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q unique shop in the heart of Tavira, the most beautiful town in the Algarve. Visit the shop and experience STEAK NIGHT CARVERY first-hand not only the Fridays, from 6.30pm LAMB, BEEF & extraordinary images of the RUMP €8.50 TURKEY, PLUS RIB EYE €10.00 town created by the owner, SIRLOIN €13.00 ALL TRIMMINGS Sundays from 1.00pm Jane Gibbin, but also the 16OZ T-BONE €19.50 ever changing collection of (48 hours notice for T-Bone) Booking advised beautiful things ethically All steaks come with Home ONLY 10€ made chips, onion rings sourced from Portugal and 24 mushrooms, grilled tomatoes, 3 course option peas and a choice of sauces. available for only 14€ around the world. Call 281 971 484, email info@qtfontebispo.com or see our website Casa das Portas, Rua Dr Augusto Silva Carvalho, 3, 8800-324, TAVIRA, Portugal www.qtfontebispo.com or see our map on the back page Telephone: +351 281 321 025 email for orders and information: info@casadasportas.com Page 2 info@eastalgarvemag.com info@eastalgarvemag.com Page 3
  3. 3. ABANDONED PUPPIES. 35 Just over two weeks ago, our neighbour, walking in a remote, place, heard small cries. Unable to reach the place -she came back for us, and we went out in the car. We found a tightly tied up sack containing 5 puppies, only days old. They were shivering and dehydrated. We spent the next couple of days trying to keep them alive. but sadly lost 2. The other 3 are thriving and are approximately 25 days old. One appears to be a perfect little Golden Retriever, another a little Rottweiler and the third, a small black Labrador! We do The Quinta Quilting Club not know what they will look like in 6 months, but they are run by Gillian Stapleton gorgeous and feeding well. We need loving homes where the were given a part finished pups will live with a family, not in an apartment, and not tied up on a short rope for life. Please help if you can. 8 Grandmother's flower garden quilt which was Email info@eastalgarvemag.com and “East Algarve Magazine” started by Joyce Senior will forward any emails on to us. Many thanks in the UK. It was finished by Fay Carroll a member of the club CONTENTS sales, and was raffled in the Algarve auctions and 5NOTICE BOARD Let us know your thoughts. Christmas Craft Fair at Monday 24th May, Barracha , Have new opening pm-intake Quinta Fonte do Bispo. hours. Monday 10am-4 6NEWS Get up to date on the latest East Algarve news! The quilt was won by Katie Warren and the Manchester United legend, Sammy and sales. Wednesda 4pm-sales only. Satur y 10am- day 9am- money raised was donated McIlroy talks at 1pm-sales only. First Friday 7WHAT’S ON of the month-10am-4pm sales 30 What’s happening in and to the Faro Oncology the Hotel Porta ds,garden around the East Algarve. fund run by Maria only. Household goo Lurdis who accepted the Nova, Tavira. Call furniture,electrical goo ds and 8PEOPLE Who’s behind Mesa do Chefe. 150Euros raised to help this worthy cause. 962 572 687 for details. antiques. Location Barracha,1km out of S.Bras on EN27 0 to 10 PEOPLE Meet Claudia and Tito. Tavira. Call 91976 7066 12 HEALTH Drink water to keep healthy. 14 HEALTH An exciting month for CAT. 12 15 Contact HEALTH GUESTHOUSE, BAR & BISTRO Keep your eyes healthy. QUINTA FONTE DO BISPO 16 TWO OF TWENTY us Olhão artists chosen to exhibit. O P S IB O D E T NO F AT N I U Q 18 SANTA LUZIA We take a walk about this pretty little village Charity This notice Super quiz, 20 PROPERTY board is free for 18 Hidden maintenance costs. by Terry and Andy 24 PROPERTY Property of the month. readers to use. Sat 29th May 7.30pm Send us news, Buddies 27 HOME Choose the right bed. ideas or BUDDIES Meal choice - Watercress and goats cheese salad or cream of potato soup Race 29 HOME Old school Cool. suggestions BABY BOOM Lemon chicken with noodles and fresh vegetables Night 30 FOOD Super Sushi. you’d like to QUIZ! or Seafood pie served with fresh Sat 5th June, 7.30pm. share with our vegetables (pies contains, salmon, 35 GARDENING All about avocados. readers. Sat 8th May, 7.30pm Bangers and mash with hake, prawns, and topped with cheesy mashed potato) Homemade rice pudding or Spaghetti and meatballs with homemade tomato 38 ENVIRONMENT Spring clean your Air-con. Email: onion gravy followed by bred and butter Strawberry knicker-bocker glory. Water included. and basil sauce followed by profiteroles with 40 chocolate sauce. FINANCE Please supply us your meal choice Cover yourself. info@eastalgarvemag.com pudding. at time of booking. Followed by music. Telephone Music and dancing to follow. 42 SPORT Golf; 14th hole at Benamor. 961 700 200 There will be music and dancing after the quiz. ONLY 15€ p/p includes meal ONLY 10€ p/p includes entry into 44 SPORT ONLY 8€ p/p 10 The latest from Chris Wright. Postal Address: and quiz entry racing 46 BOOK LOVERS’ CORNER This month’s book review. EN270, CXP797A, Call 281 971 484, email info@qtfontebispo.com or see our website Fonte Bispo, Tavira 47 CLASSIFIEDS Grab a local bargain. www.qtfontebispo.com or see our map on the back page Page 4 info@eastalgarvemag.com info@eastalgarvemag.com Page 5
  4. 4. News WRC Vodafone rally of Portugal, 27-30/05 at the Algarve stadium, Faro What’s on Things to do this month There’s so much to do and see this month. Check out our guide to what’s on soon in the East Algarve! Wind Turbines STOPPED MUSIC THEATRE TAVIRA - Concerts “Music in The TAVIRA - The Den of Thieves, MARKETS R esidents of Agua de Tabuas and Malhada do Judeu celebrated as they learned that the project stir among Portugal bird experts, as a pair of rare Bonelli eagles nest nearby. The SPEA and top Bonelli Churches ”, 01/05 - 29/05, 18h00, 08/05 - Irene / Birgitt (Piano / 22/05, 21h30 António Pinheiro Cinema-Theatre Algarve Theatre Loulé: Every Saturday. Estoi: 2nd Sunday of the month. Song), Igreja da Misericórdia; 15/05 Company for 3 turbines proposed for the Eagle specialist, Luís Plamer drafted - Josué Nunes (Guitar), Igreja de Moncarapacho area has been thrown out. After 14 letters in the strongest terms, São Paulo; 22/05 Algarve Guitar EXHIBITIONS 1st Sunday of the month. months of objection from villagers, informing the CCDR that it would Duo, Ermida de Santa Ana; 29/05 SÃO BRÁS DE ALPORTEL - Exhi- Quelfes: 4th and 5th Sundays of the evidence against the proposed be a bad move to erect turbines in - Twenty Fingers Duo (Harpsichord bition “From the Form of Writing the month. Family pets site of Cavalum turbines proved too strong. the territory of these birds of prey. The first act of PROBAAL president and Guitar), Igreja do Carmo. to the Writing of the Form”, until 13/05, Alportel Musuem Tavira: 3rd Saturday of the month. stolen in This expensive route proved to be an effective one, as Tavira lawyers António Dario de Sousa Viegas was to sign a letter from the association OLHÃO - Moscow Piano Quartet, 15/05, 21h00, Municipal Audito- ALCOUTIM - Exhibition “Cocker- Vila Nova de Cacela: 3rd Sunday of the month. Burglary picked apart the shabby proposal the company had submitted. They calling for the rejection of the proposal, which was sent along with rium T. 289 710 170 CASTRO MARIM - Accordion els in Popular Art ”, until 28/05, Arts and Crafts Centre Castro Marim: 2nd Saturday of the month. Evenings, 15/05 - 29/05, Various T. 281 540 500 O n Wednesday evening, 21st found countless errors, omissions almost 200 signatures. Quotes from Sta Catarina: 4th Sunday of the Venues T. 281 510 740 ALCOUTIM - Exhibition of Works month. April, a family in Costa Esuri, and false reporting. They had this letter are contained in the official from the Scarecrow Competition, Ayamonte were burgled. Sadly, their claimed (originally) that the village declaration issued by the Ministry of SÃO BRÁS DE ALPORTEL - Jazz Club, 16/05, 17h00, Costume Mu- 05/05/28/05, Casa dos Condes beloved dogs were stolen, 2 elderly of Água de Tábuas was virtually the Environment. Yorkshire Terriers, 14 and 12 years uninhabited, despite much contact Thankfully this Wind Turbine project seum T. 966 329 073 DANCE FESTIVALS old, named Toto and Emma. They with people who lived there, stating was rejected. There were several TAVIRA - Piano Recital, 25/05, CASTRO MARIM - 2nd Castro 18h00, António Pinheiro Cinema- OLHÃO - Performance by Chil- are sisters, Toto is approximately 3.6 that over 50 nearby properties were main reasons given for this by dren and Young People (Ballet Marim International Snail Festival kilos, and Emma, who likes her food, “abandoned” when some of them the CCDR, but importantly, they Theatre - 21/05 - 23/05, Ravelin of Santo and Dance), 08/05, 16h00, Munici- 5 kilos. had already been bought-up for specifically listed all the negative TAVIRA - Guitar Recital, 27/05, pal Auditorium T. 289 710 170 António T. 281 510 740 www.cm- The family are devasted and are development. They misrepresented opinions of local residential and 18h00, António Pinheiro Cinema- castromarim.pt offering a generous reward for the distances between the turbines and environmental groups. In short - TAVIRA - Violin and Piano Recital, SPORT ALCOUTIM - May Festival, 29/05 safe return of their dogs, no questions properties, used unrepresentative people power. 28/05, 21h00, António Pinheiro ALCOUTIM – 9th Municipal - 30/05 Multipurpose Sports Facil- asked. Can you help? The family wind-readings to “prove” residents Residents can now get on with their Cinema-Theatre Swimming Meet, 22/05, Municipal ity, Charity, Cultural, Sports, Arts would do anything to get them back. would not suffer noise disturbance, lives without the threat of 120 metre SÃO BRÁS DE ALPORTEL - Con- Swimming Pool Martim Longo and Crafts If you can give any information and falsely claimed that the single towers looming 300 metres from their cert of Classical Piano, Music with V. R. STO. ANTÓNIO - European VILA NOVA DE CACELA, Day relating to the whereabouts of the dirt track accessing the village homes, and the fear of developing the Pianist Miguel Sousa, 29/05, Champion Clubs’ Cup In Athlet- Craft Fair Car Boot Sale with dogs, please contact us or Per and would be suitable for all the huge ‘Wind turbine syndrome’, disturbing 20h30, Costume Museum T. 966 ics - Group A, 29/05 and 30/05, V. BBQ, 01/05 All Day at Caliço Park Ayami Gulklett on 0034 959 328 092, equipment and cranes they would noise or seriously decreased house 329 073 R. Sto. António - Sports Complex TAVIRA, STA CATARINA, FREE 0045 3051 7309 or Steven Hall on be using during the installation. values. SÃO BRÁS DE ALPORTEL - Fado 29/05: 15h30 – 19h30 30/05: 16h00 garden party with children’s en- 0044 777 556 5513. Thankyou. The proposed site also caused a big Written by Amanda McGregor evening, 30/05, 21h00, Costume – 19h30 T. 289 824 946 www.aaal- tertainment, 15/05 at Quinta Fonte Museum T. 966 329 073 garve.pt do Bispo, Tel 281 971 484 Tornado hits Alicoop closes in May Tavira T he last 16 shops in the Alisuper chain will shut down by the end group all at once, there would be a “social catastrophe” in the Algarve. 2010 BANK HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS T avira’s riverside was hit by a tornado on the 17th April at approximately 9.00am. No injuries of April. The measure is designed to protect any property that can still be sold at public auction to pay Creditors are due to meet at the end of May to make their final decision. Alicoop became insolvent in August Here’s your handy cut out & keep guide to the 2010 bank holidays and festivals, with compliments of East Algarve magazine. were reported, but up to thirty boats creditors (insolvency settlement). 2009 due to its accumulated debts Carnival/Shrove Tuesday ........ 16 Feb Corpus Christi, (Thursday) ........ 3 Jun Independence Restoration Day, were damaged and several trees This means another 58 workers will of almost 80 million euros. Maundy Thursday .......................1 Apr National Day in Portugal, (Wednesday) ...............................1 Dec came down. The buildings of the join the 380 who had their contracts Good Friday, ...............................2 Apr (Thursday) ................................ 10 Jun Immaculate Conception, Tavira nautical club also suffered suspended at the end of March. A recuperation plan was drawn up damage. It was reported to be a low Easter Sunday .............................4 Apr Assumption Day, (Sunday) ......15 Aug (Wednesday) ...............................8 Dec According to union sources, should for the group – but banks refused intensity tornado, which apparently the solution be to liquidate the to approve it. Liberation Day (Sunday) ...........25 Apr Republic Day, (Tuesday) .............5 Oct Christmas Eve ..........................24 Dec are quite common. Labour Day, (Saturday) ............. 1 May All Saints’ Day, (Monday) .......... 1 Nov Christmas Day, (Saturday) ......25 Dec Page 6 info@eastalgarvemag.com info@eastalgarvemag.com Page 7
  5. 5. People People tapas”. They also offer home made seating capacity using the lovely stone baked pizzas, made by Emma bougainvillea shaded terrace. using her own special dough recipe. In the future, they are looking to All ingredients are simple, fresh and expand and to take Mesa do Chefe tasty and the pizzas are rolled and tapas experience to other towns in baked to order. Emma explains, “the the East Algarve region. perfect pizza should have a crisp Why not give them a try one lunchtime base, yet with plenty of topping. You or evening and sample some of the can either choose from the menu, mouthwatering tapas, such as Sticky or simply build your own using a Ribs, Spicy Meatballs, Seared Tuna, Margarita base. We can offer pizzas Garlic and Chilli Prawns, Emma’s for take away too, simply phone home-made coleslaw, chips, and green Going your order through on 289 792 087, an array of freshly made desserts, or call in and have a drink whilst you with a glass or 3 of wine! Find them wait for your order.” in Moncarapacho, by taking the Evenings are amazing. According road from the main street, up the to John and Emma, they have right hand side of the market. It is A talent for Tapas only been open for twelve weeks, approximately 100 metres up on and already booking is highly the right hand side set on the facing recommended. With the warmer corner. For bookings please call 289 weather they are able to double their 792 087. Forget watering and maintenance Below from left A slice of heaven is the best way lawn... with lush synthetic to describe this family run Bistro. at Mesa do Chefe to right; Stuart, John and Emma Hogan TAPAS & WINE BISTRO J ohn and Emma Hogan, along customer experience. or several – making it a complete with their 6 year old daughter, John and Emma found the premises meal with many different and Deanna, came to live in the quite by chance after responding to exciting flavours. The feedback from Algarve a little over 4 years ago. an advert for a property advertised in customers so far has been fantastic John, who is also sales manager for the East Algarve magazine. The house and repeat business has been very Penguin air-conditioning, recalls wasn’t for them, but in the same high. Clients have also commented that the decision was made whilst meeting they found that the Bistro that the house wines, at 5€ a litre, Deanna was young so that she could was available in Moncarapacho. are superb, and John believes, after NEW LUNCHTIME SPECIAL - COVER, MIXED be schooled through the Portuguese Not wanting to miss a business careful research, “the fun bit!”, that TAPAS AND GLASS OF WINE €8.50 PER HEAD system. They lived here back in 1999 opportunity, they arranged to meet they are the best house wines for for 2 years, but had to return to the the owner that same day, and they miles around. With seating both inside UK for personal reasons, whilst set the ball rolling. A new idea for the bistro, starting in the Bistro and on the Bougainvillea shaded terrace, there, got married, had Deanna and On Boxing Day last year, John May is to offer a mixed tapas plate relax and while away the returned to Portugal as soon as they phoned his brother Stuart in the UK, – a full meal for one person with a hours with a choice from the possibly could. John and Emma who also has extensive experience covert and glass of house wine carefully selected wine list and love Portugal and are now totally in professional kitchens as well as a for €8.50 at lunchtimes. Emma a plate or three of Tapas from settled. Emma has always loved to shared love of Portugal and asked if explains, “lunchtimes at present are the extensive menu. be in the kitchen, and although John he would like to come out and work unpredictable and can be quite quiet. ◊ INTERNATIONAL TAPAS ◊ NEW LUNCHTIME is a trained Chef, it is Emma that at Mesa do Chefe, bringing with him The reason for this, is historically, MIXED TAPAS PLATE ◊ SUPERB WINES has always loved to cook. Emma his own culinary flair. He accepted this restaurant has never opened at ◊ STONE BAKED, HAND MADE PIZZAS has always had a desire for her own and is now in the kitchen with Emma lunchtime.” It is open from 12pm to ◊ DAILY SPECIALS BOARD ◊ TAKE AWAY PIZZAS restaurant here in the Algarve – and cooking up many tasty treats. 2.30pm Tue to Sun & 7.00pm to 10.30 OPEN FOR LUNCH 12PM-2.30PM AND although John admits to being a little Emma and John made the decision pm Tue to Sat. Word is spreading DINNER 7PM-9.30PM sceptical at the beginning, Mesa do to make Mesa do Chefe a Tapas and and each week the lunchtime trade (CLOSED SUNDAY EVE AND ALL DAY MONDAY) Chefe has turned out to be just what Wine Bistro, with the emphasis on is increasing. They offer an extensive they wanted and they are both loving great quality at a reasonable price. tapas menu, all freshly cooked to Telephone 289 792 087 their work. John takes care of front The atmosphere is relaxed, and you order, with dishes from all over the Rua do Carmo; No15, Moncarapacho, 8700-096, Olhão of house and strives for the perfect can have a few dishes to share, world, “rather than just Spanish Page 8 info@eastalgarvemag.com info@eastalgarvemag.com Page 9
  6. 6. People People One Vision Young entrepeneurs Tito and Claudia are bursting with energy and they worked day and night to be ready for the inauguration day the 18th of December 2008. It was made possible only with the help of their friends who were really fantastic. The main room of the club boasts a large TV on an impressive bar area. There is held a huge party with circus acts, a terrace for the summer, planted music, great canapés and free with palm trees and beautiful champagne. Claudia’s and Tito’s flowers. The VIP lounge on the first goal is for everyone to enjoy their H floor is decorated in glamorous experience, relax, dance, Tavira ere are the 12 finalists for Miss enjoy gold and black. The Meeting Join us for the fantastic Gala’s on 2010. the live music, disco, and events Room celebrated its birthday on 10th, May 15th and the or evenfithe April such as Miss Tavira, Grand nal and enthusiasm for life, each other and their businesses. the stage area, cosy sofas and the 18th December 2009, and they odd football match. in Tavira. on 26th June at the Meeting room privately. Claudia loves buildings, when she sees an open space she has the vision to transform it, “like a dream”, she says. In 1988, her father bought an olive tree farm in Cabanas In February 2008, disappointed with the quality of the restaurant of the Quinta Velha over the last few years, Tito and Claudia decided to open the restaurant themselves with the ���������� � ����� � ������ ����� ������� ����������������������������� 1 �����- ����-�� )���� ���� 2��� �����.����� 3 *��� 4 �� 56 /������ ������� ������ ���� ��� �������� �������� ���������������������������������� and transformed it into Quinta help of French and English chefs. ������������������������������������������������������� Velha village, a beautiful place with The restaurant O Monte featured � �� �!� " #$!%�" � &�!%�" typical houses, a restaurant, bar and in the very well known magazine &�!�&$& ' % �!� (�)��" �* �+ ��$ #%�", � �%�" � #��$ %�" swimming pool. In 1995, her father “Happy” as one of the best died suddenly. It was many years restaurants in Algarve. This year O later, in 2005, that Claudia took over Monte was selected amoung 67 very the project which had been going good restaurants to be shown in a downhill after many years of neglect by the former accountant. Her goal very special magazine, “Dining out”, which displays a selection of the ������ ���������� ���� �� -����.�� � ��/���� ��- was to turn Quinta Velha into “a real best and most charming restaurants T �������� 0������ hey are opposites, different, paradise”, as her father had wanted. of Algarve. %�������� ���- but in her own words “both Tito, born in Albufeira, has a In September 2008, they were � (������� ��- ������� �����/���� crazy, crazy for life, crazy daughter, Ines, who studies in approached about the possibility ��� � �������� /����������� about each other”. They make Albufeira. Tito has always worked of renting a large storage space, a fantastic team. in bars in Europe from the age of cold and empty but in the heart of Both are very sensitive and sensible 16, where he also learnt English Tavira, near the newly built shopping but also “very strong willed with and Dutch. Tito likes to meet open centre, the perfect opportunity for a good hearts”. minded people, he enjoys nightlife, club with no neighbours to disturb. ���������� ����������� ����� Claudia was born in Belgium, French he has a love of life and music. He Claudia saw the place and began speaking with some Flemish. She settled in Tavira in the year 2000. In to dream of what it could be in the ������������� �������������� has two children, Caroline and Laurent aged 19 and 22, who are 2003 he began working with Peter in Arcos bar. Sadly, Peter died, but Tito future, and Tito and Claudia decided to make the investment. They named ����������� � both studying in Belgium. Claudia is continued to successfully run the the club, The Meeting Room, as ����������������� ���������� ������ an architect, specialising in industrial bar with Ziggy. they wanted a place where people modern buildings, using glass Several years ago, Claudia and Tito could meet friends, enjoy the nice ����� ������� ����������� � ��������� and metal. She worked for major met at a friend’s party, began talking atmosphere and make contacts. �������������������������� �!!"� ���� ����� ������� ��������� companies such as Renault and also and the rest, as they say, is history. The contract was signed in November ������� �� �� ���� ���� � ��� �������������������� Page 10 info@eastalgarvemag.com info@eastalgarvemag.com Page 11
  7. 7. Health Physiotherapist Rehabilitation Trainer OSTEOPATHY For muscular and articular Ria Siertsema problems, treated by Ced. Profissional C-022387072 harmonising and resetting the Tm. 933 887 980 body’s structure. riasiertsema@raketnet.nl CRANIOSACRAL Pre-and postoperative THERAPY rehabilitation MASSAGE Drink water to All muscle, skeletal and or joint problems SERVICE •All massages are performed by Sports injuries health professionals using biologic improve your essential oils for aromatherapy Lymphatic drainage •Swedish massage,Quiromassage, Reflexology, We know it’s NEW: Neuromuscular •Lymphatic drainage, Traditional health taping Thai massage, important •Local massage for legs and feet or to drink neck back and shoulders. CLINICS: water, Gareth Housevisits: mobile practice CATHERINA PAUWELS, Bullock tells Colina Verde, Sitio de Maragota ILSE BRENNER Tel: 919 660 211 or us why. Santa Barbara de Nexe 963 706 624 Quinta do Lago IN THE CENTRE OF TAVIRA D Speaking 4 languages rinking water is so important we need. Water is the best choice. Sodas have Mail: catherinapauwels@clix.pt for good health. When you Symptoms of mild dehydration a lot of sugar in them, so if you drink were a kid in school, you include chronic pains in joints and sodas, you may take in more calories learned that each molecule muscles, lower back pain, headaches than you need. Herbal teas that aren’t of water is made up of two hydrogen and constipation. A strong odour diuretic are fine. Sports drinks contain atoms and one oxygen atom. You may also have learned that it was to your urine, along with a yellow or amber colour indicates that you may electrolytes and may be beneficial, just look out for added sugar and TEA & great fun to fill up your squirt guns with water, at least until the principal not be getting enough water. Thirst is an obvious sign of dehydration and in calories that you don’t need. Juices are good because they have vitamins FLAVOURS caught you. What you may not have learned, however, was how much fact, you need water long before you feel thirsty. and nutrients. Caffeinated beverages will also add SHOP water you needed in order to be a How much water do you need to to your daily water need. Even though healthy human being. drink? caffeine is a diuretic, if you regularly Why do you need to drink water? A good estimate is to take your body consume caffeine, your body will Your body is estimated to be about weight in pounds and divide that regulate itself to that diuretic effect. 60 to 70 percent water. When water number in half. That gives you the Do you drink enough water? stops running it becomes stagnant. number of ounces of water per day It may be difficult to drink enough Think about it, that is how your that you need to drink. For example, water on a busy day. Be sure you body become when you don’t keep if you weigh 160 pounds, you should have water handy at all times by the water flowing. Blood is mostly drink at least 80 ounces of water per keeping a bottle for water with you water, and your muscles, lungs, and day. If you exercise you should drink when you are working, travelling, or brain all contain a lot of water. Your another eight ounce glass of water exercising. If you get bored with plain body needs water to regulate body for every 20 minutes you are active. If water, add a bit of lemon or lime for 60 varieties of tea, exclusive temperature and to provide the you drink alcohol, you should drink at a touch of flavour. There are some means for nutrients to travel to all least an equal amount of water. When brands of flavoured water available, coffees, hot chocolates, your organs. Water also transports you are travelling on an airplane, it is but watch for extra calories. 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