Nutrition trends for 2017

It is increasingly common to see lists of nutritional trends (food trends) at the end or beginning of the year. No one can predict exactly what will bring us this New Year, but the truth is that in the world of food, there are trends that we follow each year. I do not consider myself as an expert in trend analysis, but I spend the days literally reading about nutrition issues, so I may have some ideas to share about this.  (more…)

Back to routines: Do I need a multivitamin?

After the relaxation and the rest of the summer, many people find it difficult to cope with the return to work and the routine, which causes a general decay of their physical and psychic state. As a solution to this general fatigue, it is normal to recommend vitamin supplementation but is it always necessary? Can multivitamins be harmful? (more…)

Terrifying Teeth

Teeth are essential for eating and talking in humans but how different are animals teeth? Whilst they don’t need them for talking, their environments have shaped how their teeth grown and what they need them for. Let’s take a look at some of the natural world’s most incredible teeth:

You might this one is a joke but have you ever heard of the sabre-toothed deer? It seems strange that such a cute animal could develop such fearsome fangs. Several species of musk deer are native to Eurasia and possess massive fangs which develop from overgrown canine teeth. The males use these fangs for battling over mating disputes. They can do some serious damage when they sink those into flesh. They are genetically different from other deer that are not so scary looking.

You wouldn’t be laughed at if you said that no birds have teeth, as this is what most people think. However, there is one duck that indeed has teeth – the Goosander. You wouldn’t want to get too close to this bird while feeding the ducks at the pond! It is the largest of the ‘Sawbills’ and lives in the rivers and estuaries throughout Eurasia, Canada and the USA. It has more than 150 razor sharp teeth which are hugely effective in slicing through fish. The creepy duck has also been known to attack other birds and even small mammals.

This next creature is now extinct and it’s probably just as well because it had some seriously scary gnashers. The Helicopron, otherwise known as the Chainsaw Shark had enormous teeth unlike any other creature on Earth. With the use of a circular muscle, the shark’s mouth would shoot out and shred prey into small pieces, much like a real chainsaw. The two inch teeth were tightly packed in a descending spiral so that prey could be shredded extremely quickly. To look after your own (not so scary) gnashers, try a Dublin Dentist. For more information, visit http://www.docklandsdental.ie/.

Terrifying Teeth

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A Baboon has a really frightening set of teeth and at more than eighty pounds, it is the largest monkey on Earth. Their canines can often reach two inches in length, longer than adult lions and are most often used in mating season fights. The teeth are likely to have evolved for the purposes of sexual selection as opposed to feeding but can still put the frighteners on anyone who gets on their wrong side.

Hippos might look slow and cumbersome but they are actually quite deadly animals. A Hippo can reach more than sixteen feet long and weigh 9000 pounds and has the largest canines of any land animal on the planet. It has two sword-like teeth that can reach a staggering sixteen inches in length! A Hippo can spear two humans with one bite and is actually a descendant of the whale.

One fierce fish is the aptly named Titan Triggerfish. At over two feet long, they are found in tropical shallow waters and with teeth designed to crush coral, you don’t want to get in it’s way. The teeth are very sharp and powerful with an unusual straightness, while being extremely thin. The teeth are strong, resilient and look bizarrely human.

Five tips to fulfill your New Year’s resolutions

It does not make sense to make an endless list of things you want to do this 2017 if, in the end, you manage to meet just a couple or none.

The success of pursuing your goals starts from the way you put them. These tips will help you get started on the right foot:

1. Realistic goals. Your purposes should be things that depend only on you and that you can achieve according to your time and resources. Impossible goals will only frustrate you.

2. Measurable goals. “Eating healthier”, “losing weight”, “getting more exercise” is not clear goals. Change them for more concrete things you can evaluate, such as “eat at least two servings of fruit a day”, “reduce 10 pounds” or “run three times a week”.

Eating healthier in 2017

3. The easiest first. If you have several goals, start with the one that you think is easier to achieve and increase by the degree of difficulty. Go one by one and do not try to do many things at a time. That will help keep you inspired to follow.

4. Do not give up! If your goal was simple a long time ago you would have achieved it. Sure you will be presented obstacles, but do not let that discourage you to fulfill what you want.

5. Reward your successes. Once you have achieved some of your goals, reward yourself with something you like. That will help you to see that working hard for what you want does work and will keep you motivated. More reviews on http://apporello.com/.

Express routine: perfect glutes in 7 minutes!

For those who have a dream about having a perfect shape gluteus can easily fill their dream with these six exercises designed to tone them quickly and effectively. If you want to get a nice and well-shaped butt seriously, follow this 7-minute exercise designed specifically to get those glutes defined with the way you have always dreamed. And if you put it together with little intervals and follow our tricks no doubt you will get a nice flat belly with a perfect looking butt and you will also have a good shape figure in a very short time! This routine works absolutely apply to all those muscles areas so that you can achieve your goal within a short period of time. (more…)

These are the mistakes you usually make when training with Russian dumbbells

These mistakes put you at risk and limit the effectiveness of your training

If you use the Russian dumbbells properly you can train a lot of muscles at the same time from your shoulders and arms to the core and hamstrings. They also help you increase your stamina and are incredibly versatile. You can do Russian-style balancing (up to eye level), American style balancing (overhead), or lifts like a snatch. If you are looking for a high-intensity workout that does not take too long, there is no better tool than the Russian weightlifting. (more…)

   What is the Paleo diet?

There are many people who can make sense of the Paleo diet from a logical point of view: Humans are genetically engineered animals to take food that is found in nature, not to have a mobile phone, to travel by train or tea with Fruit caviar.

However, as in all trend diets, there are aspects to mention, but not only detrimental: (more…)