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8 types of very healthy foods in the world

You are what you eat and what you eat affects your life in a major way. Different foods have different effects to the body, there for it is very important to choose the right food before you eat. Below are examples of healthy foods that not only keep in you in good shape but also in good health.

1. Spinach.
Spinach is among the healthiest vegetables in the world. Spinach is very low in fat and even lower in cholesterol. Spinach contains a lot of nutrients including zink, vitamins A, C, E and k, calcium, iron and many more. Spinach has also been proven to be a good cancer fighting vegetable.

2. Nuts, seeds and peanuts.
Edible seeds and nuts contain natural oils and a small amount of calories which provide the body with very healthy fats. They also have other nutrients such as magnesium and Vitamins. Eating nuts makes someone thirsty, this makes them drink water which is very important for the body.

3. Beans.
Beans are a very cheap and healthy source of protein, these proteins help in repairing worn out muscles. It has also been proven eating legumes, beans included help in reducing chances of getting heart diseases by 22%.

4. Garlic.
Garlic contain Allicin making it a very good antioxidant which helps in burning calories in the body. Garlic is a very powerful disease fighter, and helps in protecting the body against cancer, heart disease and also improves the immunity of the body, it also inhibits development and growth of bacteria in the body.

5. Avocados.
Avocados are very popular world wide because of the different wide range of benefits it has. Avocados contain natural oils that are good for the body and the hair. Avocados are very rich in fiber which helps in preventing constipation.

6 Salmon.
Salmon is a very good source of protein which help in building a healthy body and omega 3 fatty acids which are good for a healthy brain and improves memory. Omega 3 has also been proven to protect the body against heart diseases, cancer and even depression.

7. Brown rice.
Rice is among the worlds oldest and most consumed cereals. Brown rice has more benefits to the body than regular rice. Brown rice is very rich in fiber, vitamin B1 and magnesium.

8. Milk, cheese and yoghurt.
Cheese is very tasty and has a lot of nutrients, one slice of cheese contains the same amount of nutrients as a whole glass of milk. Milk and yoghurt contain healthy animal protein, very rich in vitamins and minerals.

How Yoga Helps With Stress

The ancient art of yoga had been practiced in India for centuries before it began to spread, and for centuries more before the recent Western embracement of the sensation. While many today view it as an opportunity to exercise, gain muscle, or burn calories, the original purpose of yoga was much more focused on spiritual development rather than physical. Today’s American gyms focus on teaching the exercise and poses while conveniently forgetting to address the self awareness and development differentiates it from all other sports.

Not all is lost, however, according to the this blog post,¬†one can still reap the benefits of traditional yoga if they take the time to learn how to properly practice it. Traditional yoga can help bring peacefulness to the mind of the practicer, relieving stress from many long days at work and decreasing susceptibility to diseases and burnout. To do this effectively, it requires the participant to choose to meditate while they work through the postures and poses that make yoga so iconic. While it is easy to “zone out” and focus on the physical movements one is completing, a return to traditional yoga requires mindfulness that is dedicated to refreshing the brain. This is the only way that one can achieve actual stress relief and other health benefits from yoga.

No one is born a yoga expert, and online is never quite the same as an in-person experience, so those interested in traditional yoga will want to find a high quality place of practice. Depending on your location this may be more difficult than for others, but is still feasible. Start by looking outside your gym membership. While it may have tantalizing free classes, they are the most likely to be focused on the exercise and physicality of yoga. Instead, look for independent studios taught by licensed instructors. Watch a class to determine if the instructor is leading the class in breathing and meditation activities or simply conducting them through the motions of yoga. Choose a location that you feel offers the most mentally in depth classes.

Overall, yoga done correctly can reap many benefits. Participants often find that develop a better connection between mind and body that leads to greater understanding of the self. It can help teach breathing techniques and meditation strategies that can release stress and prevent anxiety. Lastly, it teaches the participant how their own mind works, allowing them to live more consciously, identify triggers, and how to overcome natural responses. Traditional yoga, rather than modern yoga, is the key to unlocking the mental and physical benefits that non-practicers will spend hundreds of hours unsuccessfully chasing.