Apollonas K.

About Apollonas K.

Apollonas Kapsalis is a professional nutritionist, supplement expert, writer, and editor with a great deal of experience in writing for specialized sports and lifestyle magazines. As a professional athlete has been playing basketball for several European clubs and attending many competitions. Loves to explore different cultures and philosophies of ancient and modern times. Has experience in public speeches, giving lectures and leading workshops. Currently resides in two historical towns, Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina and his hometown Athens, Greece.

Why It’s Important to Stay Hydrated: 12 Things Dehydration Does to Your Body

By | 2017-05-27T22:21:15+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

We have all heard about dehydration and its bad influence on our health. That’s why it’s so important to stay hydrated. Dehydration affects the body and mind equally and should be considered as one of the most dangerous everyday health hazards. The truth is that you don’t need to make a big "effort" to be dehydrated. If your body lost only 1.5% of the water that it usually contains (note

Eating Ice Cream for Breakfast Can Make You Smarter, Study Finds

By | 2017-05-12T20:42:13+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition|Tags: , , |

Eating ice cream for breakfast can make us smarter, according to a recent study. Every day we read new interesting facts, tips, and tricks about eating breakfast. Some of this news surprise us, some frighten us, while some of them make us laugh. This could be the best news you’ve heard about having breakfast in a long time. In addition, you will want to repeat your breakfast today with some

Prisoners Get Outdoors More Frequently Than Children Do, Study Finds

By | 2017-03-29T20:58:47+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Social life|Tags: , , |

Research shows that three-quarters of British children get outdoors more rarely than prisoners, as a result of "the digital age". Contemporary digital technology and parental fear are the main reasons which lead children to have an isolated lifestyle. Since children today spend little time outdoors, their health is pretty impaired. Often, they lose their sense of environment. Scientists explain that the active playing is very important for the health and

Crossing Your Legs Is Bad for You: What Happens to Your Body When You Sit This Way

By | 2017-03-21T21:42:25+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

Crossing your legs while sitting is a very common yet quite an unhealthy pose. It became an automatic pose that we take almost immediately after we sit. Many women sit in this pose because they think that it is sexy, elegant or feminine. On the other hand, men sit in this position differently, with the legs wide open and with their feet facing out. Even though it comes automatically to

Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits Vary from Treating Depression to Curing Cancer

By | 2017-05-31T09:00:08+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Here is what you need to know about frankincense essential oil benefits to make the most of its healing properties! Frankincense is an aromatic resin derived from Boswellia tree that grows throughout Asia and Africa. Most of us know it from church services. A small piece of this aromatic resin can influence humans on the physical and psychological level. Frankincense is one of the oldest fragrances. The tradition of trading

Mental Disorders and Physical Ailments that Are Often Misdiagnosed as Depression

By | 2017-03-05T18:40:28+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Experts diagnose mental disorders by examining the symptoms and signs shown by their patient. Sometimes other conditions masquerade as depression. Symptoms of mental disorders are described by the individual, while signs are observations of other people and the doctor. For example, if a person has a lot of crying episodes it may be a sign and symptom of insomnia. It does not necessarily have to be depression. In order to

When You Stop Smoking, These Things Happen to Your Body

By | 2017-03-03T17:34:32+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you a smoker? Have you ever considered to stop smoking? It’s not a secret that smoking causes more than 4,000,000 deaths every year around the globe. This number will increase dramatically in the future. In the Western countries, smoking is the primary cause of cancer and many conditions associated with premature death. It is estimated that the deaths caused by homicides, drugs, alcoholism and car accidents are less than

Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World: What Is Their Secret?

By | 2017-02-10T20:55:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and believe that they will survive no matter what. This behavior could explain why the island

7 Reasons Why You Should Smile More, According to Science

By | 2017-02-03T21:52:17+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that when you smile more, you are actually improving your mental and physical health? The founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud claimed that laughter releases a large energy surplus which remains imprisoned in the body. Also, the great philosopher and philologist Friedrich Nietzsche believed those who smile more protect their sanity, which is disturbed by two dangerous emotions, fear and anger. It is scientifically proven that laughter helps to

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