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The selection and use of yoga mat require profound knowledge
How do you choose your yoga mat? Would you consider colour or pattern? Or simply make your decision based on price and / or brand? In fact, a yoga mat is not merely an ordinary plastic mat, so choosing the right mat involves a great deal of knowledge. There are also areas that people may easily overlook in using a yoga mat. Without further ado, let’s get to some of the details.
Can plant-based milks replace cow’s milk?
For vegetarians and people who are lactose intolerant, the emergence of plant-based milks is indeed fantastic news. However, cow’s milk is a good source of nutrients for human body, can plant-based milks be regarded as its “perfect” substitute？Do you know that the nutrient contents of the 5 most common plant-based milks in the market differs considerably? So, let’s learn more about these plant-based milks.
Nowadays, pocket-sized disinfection alcohol has become one of the indispensable items to carry when we go out. However, how you know if this small bottle of alcohol can actually help you to kill germs? The safety and efficacy of the disinfection products are undoubtedly crucial, but to use the correct container is also very important! Let´s find out more…...
Do you have any family member complaining of itchy skin at night? Does your child suffer from symptoms of repeated sneezing and runny nose? These allergic reactions might have been associated with dust mites. In Hong Kong allergic rhinitis (or commonly known as nasal allergy) is the second most common chronic disease among children. While there are various allergy triggers, consumers should not overlook dust mite as a possible source. You can take an allergen test to ascertain if you are allergic to dust mite. For those who are allergic, reducing the dust mite population at home and keeping children away from dust mites will be the right moves.
Hong Kong’s humidity provides an ideal breeding ground for not only mosquitos but also pests which are difficult to detect and treat instantly, e.g. termites and bed bugs. Treatments of such pests usually require the help of pest control professionals.
Beware – mosquitos are around! With the first local dengue fever case confirmed recently, we should waste no time in mosquito control and dengue fever prevention. How to choose the right mosquito repellent amongst many products in the market? Earlier, the Consumer Council reviewed 45 mosquito repelling products, including mosquito repellents and anti-mosquito patches, and found that some products did not list their active ingredients and concentration levels. Read the followings for tips about mosquito control and prevention:
With the arrival of warmer weather, pest activity also increases. If you don’t want these pests to affect your family members and pets, then read the following article:
To coincide with the raising of the response level under the “Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance” to “Emergency Response Level”, the Council develops “Together, We Fight the Virus” page offering the public free download on test findings of protective gear, such as face mask and disinfectant.