The mushrooms in general present countless medicinal and therapeutic properties widely recognized for over 2000 years.
Ceps Porcini Mushroom – rich in vitamins, proteins, minerals, and fibers. These mushrooms are low in fat and contain easily digestible carbohydrates with known antiviral and antioxidant properties.
Shitake Mushroom – rich in proteins, especially essential amino acids, and vitamins. It presents itself as a highly functional food with a medicinal broad spectrum with benefits at the cardiovascular system, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. It strengthens the immune system and increases physical resistance, helping to fight colds and other viruses. Widely known for its anti-cancer properties and as a sexual stimulant. Low energy value (35cal/100gr) and low in fat.
The vegetables in general are rich in vitamins and minerals, with numerous benefits for a healthy life.
Tomato – rich in lycopene, the tomato shows various antioxidant properties, important elements in the prevention of the prostate cancer, improves cardiovascular health and helps to prevent ageing.
Peppers – rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin B6, it has antioxidant properties, helps to control the cholesterol levels, diabetes, cataracts, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Fruits in general present countless properties which benefit the health and a healthy lifestyle.
Marvão Chestnut – it is a highly rich in carbohydrates and low in fat fruit, it is also rich in vitamin C, minerals, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. These features provide the chestnut with important properties that help strengthen the immune system, bones and joints, as well as antioxidant properties, do not contain gluten.
“Bravo de Esmolfe” Apple – it has many positive features, the most important being its antioxidant properties, several cardiovascular benefits and a high bioactivity. Recently several studies through Project 930 (Egas Moniz School of Health Sciences) attributed it with anti-cancer properties.
The aromatic herbs are known since ancient times for having therapeutic and medicinal properties, used in various occasions, generally recognized by their calming and diuretic properties.
Lemon Verbena – ithas properties which make the digestion easier, combat flatulence, menstrual pain, biliary colic and anxiety.
Peppermint – it has properties which make the digestion easier, fight stomach aches, menstrual pain and intestinal colic.
Lemon Thyme – it has a disinfectant power, helps to fight coughs, sore throats, colds and bronchitis.