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Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

 

How to Breathe During Yoga Poses – Original Method

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What you actually gain from yoga? I think the followings are the main yoga benefits Reduction in stress Improved quality of sleep Increased lung capacity/improved breathing Muscle toning and strengthening Improved flexibility & circulation Improved balance of mind and body Corrected posture/body alignment Maintain/Build bone density Increased concentration Improved digestion & metabolism Rejuvenated joint function Increased self-awareness “Yoga and Breathing” All these benefits come from movements and breathing. We shall see here the breathing only. Importance of Breathing in yoga For people who believe that there is no gain withoutRead More


Reanalyzing Carbs-What are Carbohydrates

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CARBOHYDRATES Carbohydrates are those foods that are broken down to sugars. There are different types of sugars that vary according to their chemical structure. Simple sugars, or monosaccharides, consist of glucose, fructose, mannose, galactose, and xylose. These sugars are effortlessly digested and absorbed. Disaccharides are plain sugars poised of two monosaccharides. Sucrose is a disaccharide consisting of fructose and glucose. Lactose is made up of glucose and galactose, while maltose is composed of 2 molecules of glucose. Polysaccharides are made up of 10 or more molecules. Some of these escapeRead More


What Happens when you Miss Oxidant foods – 1

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ANTIOXIDANTS Part 1 of 2 Antioxidants are very important to our health, including lowering the risk of cancer. Antioxidant therapy has many benefits in the prevention of cancer, but it loses its effectiveness once cancer has developed. I repeat, it loses its effectiveness once cancer has developed. Antioxidants combat the effects of free radicals. We live in a time of too much free radical production causing damage. We will first describe what a free radical is and then give you examples of free radicals in the body. This will beRead More


What Happens when you Miss Oxidant foods – 2

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Part 2 of 2 Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant and is one of the most important antioxidants. Vitamin E is used to break the chain reaction free radical damage that happens in cell membranes. This is important, as cell membranes are thought to regulate what goes in and out of the cell. Vitamin E is also protective for the fats, specifically LDL that float around in our blood. If LDL has free radical damage to it, it can lead to arteriosclerosis. Other Tocotrienols have been discovered and many offerRead More