The knife is the single most important tool in the world that have existed since millions of years ago. Since they can be used for cutting, lashing, spearing, and pricking, knives have known more uses than it would be possible to count. But they’ve probably made their biggest impact in helping feed us. Presently, knives are primarily used for dining, either to prepare or to serve food. Hunting was once part of dining.
Below are the 39 different types of knives that you should know about.
- Breaking Knife
Used primarily for breaking down carcasses where you need a longer curved blade to cut all the way through a carcass and need the full range of cutting motion to make a clean cut. Some of the shorter breaking knives, such as the 8 inch blade knives are getting popular among the barbeque crowd for trimming and slicing. It is favored over the traditional butchers knife and cimeter due to the lighter weight, since the blade is not as wide.
- Boning Knife
The type, whether straight or curved or flexible or stiff, is dependent on the user, but the curved 6 inch semi-flexible is the best seller. The reason lies in the ability of the blade to curve and bend around bone to get smooth cuts with one quick pass. The curved end makes it easier to slice and trim. Moreover, the curved boning knife can also be used as a slicer for loins, skinner on sheep and goats, small breaking knife at leg joints, trim knife to remove hide or fecal material off carcasses, fat trimming knife, and so on.
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Below are a list of 14 things that every human being need to pay attention to everyday. They are constant throughout all cultures and historical time periods. Don’t let your basic needs take a back seat. They are very important and here’s why.
- You Need To Have Breakfast
Breakfast is a must have meal. Your body has been in starvation mode all night while you were sleeping, so the sooner you can get some fuel in your body, the better. By eating when you get up instead of waiting, you jump start your metabolism, which means you’re going to burn more calories. If you wait and make your body stay in starvation mode, it slows down your metabolism, resulting in a slower calorie burning state throughout the day. In the long term, you will put on more weight as a result.
- You Need Nutrition
Proper nutrition allows us to give our body all the minerals and vitamins it needs to function effectively. There are so many different nutritents and they all play a different role in the body. Eating a balanced and varied diet means that our body can stay at it’s best condition, helping us carry out all the activities of everyday life, plus prevent the onset of degenerative illnesses. Sadly, because of unequal food distribution, obesity has increased to almost epidemic proportions, especially in the US. Fast food (high fat, high sugar, high carbohydrate) and the habit of overeating is causing a rise in all sorts of diseases. If you have been overeating, stop your bad habit with these 20 tips.
- You Need Lots Of Water
Water is zero calories. The more the better. In fact, the daily recommended for men is 13 cups while for women it’s 9 cups. Water brings so much benefit to our body like regulating body temperature, prevent constipation, and prevent kidney stones. Do note that not all water is made the same.
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