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Friday, 30 June 2017

Why every day should eat a handful of nuts

Hazelnuts , walnuts, macadamia nuts: According to the German Society of Nutrition (DGE) everyone should eat a handful of nuts every day. Because the small nuclei are true power packs and rich in valuable fatty acids, minerals, vitamins and trace elements. Each nut has its own strengths.


Nuts reduce the risk of heart disease

These fatty acids, stressed the DGE with reference to controlled nutritional studies, have a positive effect on the cholesterol values , keep the vessels healthy and thus reduce the risk of arteriosclerosis and coronary heart disease. The regular consumption of nuts could even reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack by 39 percent and a non-fatal heart attack by 32 percent. A handful of nuts should be eaten daily according to the recommendation of the DGE. And the American Heart Association also recommends nuts as part of a healthy diet.

Macadamia nuts have the most omega fatty acids

All nuts contain omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which help keep the vessels healthy. Macadamia nuts, however, have the highest percentage of these polyunsaturated fatty acids among all nuts. In addition, they are rich in B vitamins and minerals. But: Macadamia nuts also provide the largest calorie boost besides paranuts. 100 grams have about 700 kilocalories.

Walnuts are good vascularists

Walnuts also belong to the vascularists because they are rich in valuable linoleic acid: 100 grams contain 7.5 grams of the valuable fatty acid belonging to the family of omega-6 fatty acids. Walnuts also contain plenty of tryptophan, which is not only calming, but is also converted into serotonin in the body and is lighter in tone. Ample tryptophan is, incidentally, also contained in cashews, which count as almonds to the stone fruits.

Nuts prevent hot-throats

In addition to healthy fats, nuts also contain a lot of secondary crops, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and trace elements. They are also good protein suppliers. As a result, they saturate and defend themselves as intermediate snapshots of hot-hunger attacks. They also provide the body with energy and promote concentration.

Peanuts have a high protein content

A particularly high protein content of 25 percent has peanuts, which are actually not nuts, but belong to the pod fruits. They are, therefore, well suited as small nibbles, when hunger is knocking. Also almonds, strictly speaking, belong to the stone fruits, saturate and dampen the hunger for carbohydrates.

Paranuts and hazelnuts: a protective shield for the body

Also paranuts are not real nuts, but count to the capsule fruits. They contain a great deal of selenium: six nuts bring about the 63 micrograms of the nutrient. According to DGE, adult men should take 70 micrograms of selenium per day, women 60 micrograms. Selenium is an important protective shield against free radicals and strengthens the body's defenses. Vitamin E is also important for the defense of aggressive substances. Vitamin E is particularly rich in hazelnuts. 50 grams cover the daily needs of an adult.

Maroons are real fiber packages

Marons have the lowest fat and caloric content of all nuts: 100 grams are just 200 kilocalories. They contain more than 40 per cent of carbohydrates and almost 50 per cent of water. And: If you nourish 100 grams, you cover almost one third of your daily dietary fiber.

Incorrect storage makes nuts rancid

To keep the nuts fresh for as long as possible, keep them cool, dark, dry and well packed. Because of the high fat content, they become fast rancid. They then smell and taste not only bitter and modish, but also form degradation products, which are partly harmful to health and can cause gastrointestinal upsets.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Hi girls ! Today I would like to tell you about the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer . I do not know if you have heard of it recently, but in any case when I saw it I fell in love! It should be known that for years I no longer use hair dryer because otherwise 1) I look like a lion 2) I put two hours to dry my hair with. In addition, when traveling it is not very convenient to take away or the hotel's hairdryer is not powerful enough ... You know what! So I leave my hair dry all the time naturally but as you suspect, winter is not great ... Finally I imagine that I am not the only one to resort to this method.

Dyson has recently released a new "revolutionary" hair dryer, the Dyson Supersonic. You are surely wondering what can be so revolutionary in a hair dryer! That's what I'm going to talk about today.

What is revolutionary?

Design of the Dyson Supersonic
Already, its appearance! It has of course a handle, like other hairdryers, but this time the body is much less, as you will see in the picture below. It is therefore super convenient to carry it because it can slip everywhere

Moreover, the body of the Dyson Supersonic is not "full", but has a hole in the middle, all so that the weight of the hair dryer is balanced.

Weight of the hair dryer
Which brings us to its weight: much lighter than traditional hairdryers , it weighs only 618 grams versus about 800 grams on average for a traditional hairdryer. And in addition to being light, it is balanced and therefore much easier to handle. This is due to the fact that the engine is a "miniature" engine that has been redesigned and placed in the handle of the hair dryer instead of being located in the body. Moreover, the fact that the body is shorter allows drying less difficult because we are not obliged to hold our hairdryer at arm's length because of the length of the body.

Creation (engineers and pros)
It should be said that the Dyson Supersonic was designed by real hairdressing professionals as well as engineers after 4 years of research. The tests of this hairdryer were realized on real hair so that it has an optimal efficiency.

Heat control and hair protection
The problem with usual hair dryers is that they burn our hair. The Dyson Supersonic has a technology that allows to control the temperature 20 times per minute and to regulate it to avoid burning the hair and to avoid damage due to the heat. It thus helps to preserve the natural shine of the hair. In fact, as soon as the air becomes too hot, the hair dryer cools it to avoid damaging the hair.

Drying time
The drying time is considerably reduced with the Dyson Supersonic. Indeed, it is equipped with a motor that can rotate up to 10,000 revolutions per minute , which allows a much greater airflow than on traditional hairdryers (13 liters of air per second ). It is therefore really powerful despite its small size and practicality and allows to limit the drying time of our hair. For maximum efficiency, it is necessary to dry hair from the top of the head and not the sides.

The Dyson Supersonic can be controlled by just 4 buttons. No big innovation, except when you notice that one of the buttons allows you to choose the speed of the hair dryer (fast drying, normal drying and blow drying) and another to adjust the heat (115 ° C, 87 ° C, 65 ° C and 31 ° C). The other two buttons are used to turn on the hairdryer and send only cold air. A perfectly adapted use for all and very intuitive.

As I said right above, you can set your hair dryer in " blow-dry " mode to dry and style your hair simultaneously, which is super convenient since the Dyson Supersonic makes the hair more shiny and flexible And makes you have less hair everywhere. You can also use the appropriate tips, like the concentrator for example, to achieve your perfect blow-dry. The fact that the airflow is very powerful and that it is concentrated on a lock of hair thanks to the tip will allow you to comb your hair by wick and thus a better rendering. In addition, the Dyson Supersonic equally distributes the air to avoid frizz and make the hair look more natural.

Magnetic accessories
The accessories sold with the Dyson Supersonic such as the concentrator or diffuser are all magnetic , so they are very easy to set up and remove. Moreover, they are always cold even after a long use (finished the burns when you want to remove the tip of the hair dryer!). Three accessories are included in the box of the Dyson Supersonic: the smoothing tip , which allows to straighten the hair quickly with our hands, the concentrator of blow-drying , which allows to make a perfect brushing with the aid of A brush without burning the hair or the skull and finally, the diffuser that allows to dry its hair naturally giving them a good setting.

As I said above, the Dyson Supersonic has been designed to control the heat permanently, all thanks to a built-in microprocessor in the head of the hair dryer . This is a real revolution in hair dryers and this also explains its price.

Thanks to its 1,600-watt power output , the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer triple the airflow for faster and more efficient drying. That's where the whole innovation is: a much smaller engine but much more powerful. Which gives: a hair dryer much easier to handle AND much more efficient, we love!

Less noisy
The Dyson Supersonic has a much less noisy engine than traditional hairdryers not only because it is much smaller but also because it was designed to be quieter than other engines.

Static electricity
Negative ions are present in the air sent by the Dyson Supersonic, which limits the static electricity and contributes to the shiny appearance of the hair.

All this to say that we are convinced before we even tested it! Dyson managed to solve all the disadvantages that could be found in a hair dryer, that is to say its weight, the place it took, the airflow insufficient, the temperature too high ... Even If it is quite expensive, I think it is really worth the blow given the quality of the device! Let's say it's an investment.