Health is TerriuS

Functional Pleasures

Mushrooms

Mushrooms in general present countless medicinal and therapeutic properties widely recognized for over 2000 years.

Boletus edulis 
Rich in vitamins, proteins, minerals, and fibers. These mushrooms are low in fat and contain easily digestible carbohydrates with known antiviral and antioxidant properties.

Shiitake 
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.

Horticultural Products

Vegetables

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.

Pimentos
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

Fruits in general present countless properties which benefit the health and a healthy lifestyle.

Bolota 
A fruit of high economic and nutritional interest, the acorn is the queen of the montado.
One of the main sources of carbohydrates in the south of the Iberian Peninsula until the 16th century was losing its place in human food for the feeding of the famous Alentejo pig / Black Paw. Acri product since its inception, in the form of flour or dried fruit, acorn is nowadays recognized as a food of high interest for its profile in unsaturated fatty acids, particularly oleic acid (ɷ9).
Rich in omega-3’s and omega-9’s, fiber, protein, high antioxidant capacity and antimicrobial potential, the acorn can have positive health effects and be an excellent ingredient in a healthy and balanced diet. It has a sweet, pleasant aroma in the baking of breads, cakes, cookies, pies, creams or other dishes where our imagination is the limit.

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. 

Portalegre’s Apple -“Bravo de Esmolfe” variety
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.

Aromatic Herbs

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
It has 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..