In today’s world nearly everyone has a smartphone, from teens to adults. One of the main features of smartphones, as you likely know, is apps. In this article we’ll be discussing 5 of the best shopping apps that can help you save money.
RedLaser is an amazing free app developed for iPhone, Android, and Windows phones. Owned and developed by eBay, RedLaser allows you to scan bar codes at your local stores and compare them with other offline and online store prices. After scanning a product, you can also check out comprehensive reviews and information on the product you have selected.
After finding the price and information about your product selected, if you haven’t chosen to buy it locally, RedLaser can help you buy the product you are searching for. You can even have it delivered to your home, all from the RedLaser app.
Redeemia is a really neat app developed for iPhone only. As you may know, there are many cool apps that can help you save money, like Groupon, Living Social, etc. Redeemia helps you save time by capturing the best deals from every coupon app and importing them into Redeemia so you can view them without the hassle of searching through tons of other apps. It can even find deals based on your current location, so if you happen to be looking for a car mechanic in Chicago, it can help you find deals based on those details.
MyVoucherCodes is a free app developed for both iPhone and Android. The app captures your current location based on a GPS feature in your smartphone, and sends you great deals based on the location it found you in. The potential deals include; eating, shopping, health & beauty, travel, and entertainment. One problem you may have considered is that vouchers are normally physical items you hand in at the store. However, you can simply show the store your voucher on your smartphone’s screen.
Trivago is a free app designated to help you find the best deals on a hotel room. It not only compiles prices of hotel rooms based on the top hotel websites for your area (extracted from a GPS in your phone), but lets you know which website you should
choose if you want the best deals on hotel rooms. Trivago works on iPhone and Android phones.
5. Fuel School
Fuel School is an amazing app that helps you save money by taking note of how you drive and making suggestions to save you money on fuel. With how high gas prices are nowadays, the 1 dollar Fuel School costs is really worth it. Fuel School claims to save people tons of money on helping them drive more efficiently. Sadly, at the moment, it is only available on iPhone.
Hopefully this article helped provide you with some great apps you can use to save money. Before this article, maybe you didn’t know much about these apps, but after reading it you may be saving some serious money by using these apps. As you may have noticed, all of these apps except for Fuel School are completely free.
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Being overweight is a in many ways; there are the health concerns that being overweight increases your chances of getting high blood pressure, heart attack, heartburns and increases chances of cancer among others. From a social point of view, being overweight is conventionally deemed as being less attractive as far as the opposite sex is concerned; it can also lead to poor sense of self-worth.
How to know your calories levels is too high
The obvious sign would be being overweight. You can simply weigh yourself over the period and whenever your weight increases, this should be an indication that your calories levels are getting too high.
You can go to a physician who would measure your Body Mass Index (BMI) and will instruct you on whether you are overweight or not.
What causes calories to build up in the body?
It has been observed that the basic principal behind calories build up in the human body is due to intake of too much food, that the body only requires a fraction of. In simple terms, you take in more than you need.
There are some foods which when eat, even though not excessive but on a consistent basis, will lead to gaining too much calories. These foods are like french-fries, chicken, pork, bacon, ice cream. Basically any type of food that is highly oily and greasy.
When you also overindulge in eating; there are some people who just love to eat, and they would eat even when they are not hungry, or when at the dinner table they only stop eating when the food is depleted from the table not when they fill they are already full.
How to lose calories without going to the gym
Going to the gym, for sure a definite way to lose calories, however it demands a high level of discipline and commitment which some of us cannot have on a consistent basis, which is required for effective loss of calories. So the following are the alternative ways to lose weight without necessarily going to the gym:
On your way to work, if you frequently use the lift or the escalator, use the stairs for a change. And use it frequently; it will be a mild form of exercise that will make you lose some calories.
During your lunch break or any break at your work place, take a 10minutes walk, around the work place, to stretch your legs a bit. This will see you burn some calories instead of proceeding to your workstation immediately after eating.
When you are parking your vehicle in the parking lot, ensure you park in the furthest corner from the point of entry or exit into the parking lot. So that you will have to walk some considerable distance when you walking into and out of the parking.
When you sit down, and want to eat. Ensure that you first take a considerable amount of water before you start eating your food. Water will give your stomach a sense of being full, thus you will only need to eat a fraction of your meal before you feel already full. This will check on excessive eating which leads to excessive calories build up in the body.
If and when you use the public transport system, like a bus or subway, ensure that you highlight some considerably long distance from your point of destination. This will now necessitate you walking on foot over a several hundreds of meters preferably between 100 to 300 meters. If you do this consistently, you will slowly but surely be exercising your body and thus losing calories.
The basic idea behind losing calories is to take in as much food as your body requires. Most people take in sufficient amount of food usually, but the problem arises that our modern life style of private cars, lifts, elevators, food delivery denies our body the natural chance to use most of the food we take. Leading to storing the excessive calories as body fat thus weight gain.
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