The most important aspect of yoga, imo, is awareness of proper body alignment. Once you learn to feel how proper alignment feels, you learn to breathe with maximum efficiency. Air is essential to life...the less air, the shorter your life.
Do you have any idea how much sugar you've consumed in the last week?...the last month?...the last year?
1/2 lb of sugar/day! That's almost 44 teaspoons of sugar a day. Assuming you get 8 hrs of sleep a day, that means every waking hour, you guzzle 2.75 teaspoons an hour!
Did you know processed sugar & high fructose corn syrup are toxic to the human body? Did you know that consumption of sugar causes inflammation to tissues and organs? Did you know all lifestyle disease...heart disease, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, arthritis, liver and kidney disease and cancer...all these diseases originate from chronic inflammation? Inflammation that happens every waking hour right under your nose.
Obesity is a health issue, not a fat issue. In order to lose weight, you must stop chronic inflammation so tissues can heal. Do you know the single most outstanding thing that stands in your way to better health?
You could eat 20 lbs of fruits and vegetables every day and not consume 1/2 lb of sugar. Think about that.View Thread