Best Body Fat Analyzer

Body fat content refers to the percentage total amount of fat in the body. The role of body fat is protection of the internal organs of the body. Fat also provides the energy required during starvation. A healthy man’s percentage body fat is 24-31 percent while that of a woman is 18-25 percent.

Since the roles played by body fat in the body are so essential, many people are curious to know how to calculate it. The calculation can be done through a body fat analyzer.

A body fat analyzer is an electronic device that works by sending a safe amount of electronic charge through your body from predetermined contact points. The charge, while traveling through your body, measures the body fat present as subcutaneous fluid under the skin. The result the analyzer provides is usually  2% more or less of the actual fat amount. Using a body fat analyzer is the best way of measuring your body fat percentage.

Which are the Best Body Fat Analyzers?

There are different types of body fat scales or analyzers in the market. For example, you could opt for a home body fat analyzer. You can place the device in the bathroom together … Read the rest

Challenges of Starting Your Own Yoga Practice

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Does one student equal a yoga class?

I know it’s a sort of silly question, but it’s one that beginning teachers commonly face. If your income depends on how many show up for class, small numbers of students in a class is a dilemma.

Yoga teachers aren’t meant to be ‘in it for the money’. But they’ve made a big monetary investment in teaching training. Afterwards, there are insurances to pay, association fees, and continual professional development.

A big hurdle that yoga teachers just starting out have to jump over is that they don’t necessarily get the best teaching times. Six am or four pm classes, for example, are not the best times to attract students.

Another problem occurs when the new teacher is a stand-in for a more popular teacher. As weeks go by, class sizes may dwindle. Small class attendances coupled with the teacher’s own inexperience erode the teacher’s confidence. This may contribute to further a drop in numbers.… Read the rest

6 Ways to Find Food or Health Coupons

Coupons are a great way of saving money. The problem is that very few people know where to find them. Until recently, this was a top secret only known by the ‘who is who’ in the society. Fortunately for you, this secret has since been revealed and you can now save money simply be being in front of a computer.

Following the six simple steps highlighted in this article will guide you to some of the easiest and most effective places to get coupons that can help you save instantly on health products or supermarket shopping.

Cash back digital coupons

Most people confine money saving coupons to supermarkets. However savings don’t stop after checkout, you can use cash-back apps to siphon more money into your bank account.

What you need is your receipt and a smartphone. You can check the products on offer in that particular week or even freebies, and use your phone to save.

Mobile apps like Quidco’s and Shoptize can also help you save if you combine your savings across them.

Contacting brandshealth coupons

An easy way of couponing is finding coupons online. This may however not be directly be related to your shopping habits. To get coupons … Read the rest

Health Benefits of Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

Many people have heard of service training dogs. However, the notion of “emotional support animals” (ESA) is foreign to most people. In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness of the benefits of these pets.

If you are like most people, you may probably have come to know about emotional support animals when the news of a woman who was told to disembark from a U.S. Airways flight at Bradley International Airport with her emotional support pig broke out. According to the airline, the woman could not “control” her pet.

Jokes aside, there is no doubt of the value of these “furry friends”. Read on to find out some of the benefits of emotional support animals.

Emotional Support Animals Definitions

Before we continue, let’s look at some important definitions related to emotional support dogs.

Medical Detection Dog. A dog trained to help individuals manage complex medical conditions on a daily basis. These dogs can be trained to detect increased levels of stress hormones known as cortisol in people with high stress levels such as children with oppositional defiant disorder, attention deficit disorder and autism.

Mental Health Service Dog. A service dog that has been trained to provide … Read the rest

The Dangers of PVC in Plastics and Other Household Products


Vinyl or polyvinyl chloride,
(PVC) is the most hazardous plastic from a health and an environmental stand point. Yet it is the ‘evil’ that has found a way of crawling into every other house item from children’s toys, to building materials and even food packaging.

Why PVC is Extremely Toxic

According to Health Organizations Agency for Research and Cancer (IARC), the chemical used in making PVC (vinyl chloride) has been categorized as a human carcinogen. Manufacturing companies that produce PVCs put both its workers and people living around the company at risk as a result of exposing them to chemicals that pollute their air, soils, and even water.

Another carcinogenic compound that is caused by the incineration and manufacture of PVC is dioxins. This substance can cause a wide range of health effects that developmental and learning delays, diabetes, endometriosis, birth defects, immune system abnormalities and even cancer. Scientists have determined one strain of dioxin as the most potent carcinogen that was ever tested.

PVC also contains toxic additives which are also substances that when you use everyday could also greatly impact your health.

How Does One Get Exposed to These Dioxins?

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