What if you were told that a certain food could fight cancer, cure Alzheimer's disease, prevent heart disease and fight obesity all at the same time? It’s always good to be leery of such lofty claims. There's a lot of buzz going around about coconut oil because of those exact claims, that have led to its gaining popularity in the health industry.
As we enter the New Year, many of us set resolutions to lose weight, exercise more, and generally be a healthier version of ourselves. To accomplish these goals, a lot of us will turn towards the latest fad diets without really evaluating the nutritional health effects it could have on our bodies. The Paleo Diet, also known as the “Caveman Diet”, is one that is growing with increasing popularity.
Yoga helps provide balance in an individual’s mental, emotional, and physical health. Some of the numerous benefits include: reduced stress, improved fitness, improved flexibility, improved posture, improved sleep quality, lower blood pressure, elevated mood. Some may think that yoga is primarily targeted towards women but men, the elderly, pregnant women, and athletes are just some of the many groups that can benefit as well.