Sunday, October 11, 2009

Benefits, Facts and Advantages Of YOGA

Consider the benefits of yoga as a valuable exercise that just might suit your needs. The gentle stretching of yoga, or more vigorous movements when desired, can be incorporated into your daily life, regardless of fitness level. We all need more exercise, and yoga has many benefits that are worth considering when choosing an exercise routine.

Yoga reduces depression, can improve balance, lead to mindful eating that reduces chances of obesity, and helps us learn to focus. Breathing associated with yoga can lower blood pressure, and help maintain blood vessel health. Yoga can help with sustained weight loss because it teaches us to focus on the moment.

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More reasons to eat Mediterranean diet - It reduces depression

Focus on a Mediterranean diet is now linked to lower depression. Eating wholesome foods is important for good health.

Foods in the Mediterranean diet are consistently linked to better health, including lower risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes and even cancer. Eating a Mediterranean diet is now shown to reduce chances of depression - a condition that also increases risk of many other diseases and chronic illness.

Foods in a Mediterranean diet reduce risk of inflammation, preventing wide variations in blood sugar. Researchers are not sure why a Mediterranean diet is linked to lower depression, but a recent study shows the benefits.

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