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. He holds a Master's degree in Sports Science, Nutritionism and Management from the Attic College. As a professional athlete, he has been playing basketball for several European clubs and attending many competitions. Apollonas loves to explore different cultures and philosophies of ancient and modern times. He has experience in public speeches, giving lectures and leading workshops. Apollonas currently resides in two historical towns: Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and his hometown, Athens, Greece. You can follow him on Linkedin and Facebook.

12 Reasons to Stay Hydrated: What Dehydration Does to Your Body

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…

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

Every day we read new interesting facts, tips, and tricks about eating breakfast. Some of this news surprises 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 changes or you will hardly wait for…

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Study: Prisoners Get Outdoors More Frequently Than Children

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…

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Crossing Your Legs Is Bad for You: What Happens to Your Body

Crossing your legs while sitting is a very common yet quite an unhealthy pose. If crossing your legs has become an automatic pose that you take almost immediately after you sit, maybe you should reconsider. And there are some reasons why. Many women sit in this pose because they think that it is sexy, elegant or feminine. On the other hand, men sit…

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Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits for Treating Ailments

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 of Boswellia tree that grows throughout Asia and Africa. Most of us know it from church services. But what most people don't know is that there are some remarkable frankincense essential oil benefits. A small piece of this…

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Mental Disorders and Physical Ailments that Are Often Misdiagnosed as Depression

Experts diagnose mental disorders by examining the symptoms and signs shown by their patients. 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…

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When You Stop Smoking, These Things Happen to Your Body

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 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…

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

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.…

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7 Reasons Why You Should Smile More, According to Science

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…

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If You Don’t Eat Meat, You Don’t Kill Animals, Right? Wrong, Says Argentinian Naturalist

Among vegans and vegetarians, there are those who choose to do so simply because they prefer it - they do not like to eat meat. And that's perfectly fine. However, a lot more people who will say that they are on such a diet decided to stop eating meat for the love of animals, compassion, and in order to stop the killing. This…

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