Lose weight and fund raise

A sponsored slim has been organised by the Madrugada charity to help Algarve residents have a slimmer New Year and, at the same time, raise money for the charity.

For a kick-start to a healthy new year, a weight loss seminar is being held on January 15 at the Vila Galé Hotel in Lagos where people will be able to enrol onto the slimming programme.

There will also be official weigh-in stations across the Algarve, with prizes awarded for the greatest reduction in Body Mass Index (BMI).

The weight loss seminar, from 10am to 4pm, will explain how people can change their relationship to food and how, without struggle, say “no” to second helpings and to any foods that don’t support them in their health and weight loss goals. 

The aim of Madrugada is to help people and their families adapt to how they live and cope with serious illness by strengthening their general health and emotional wellbeing.

Sponsorship forms will soon be available on the Madrugada website or by emailing

[email protected], with all donations going to the Madrugada charity.

The seminar will cost 65 euros which will include lunch. Please call 282 761 375

Visit the website at www.madrugada-portugal.com, which is available in English.