Thursday, June 18, 2009

What is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance found among lipids (fats) in the bloodstream and cells. Cholesterol isn't all bad. Our bodies use it to form cell membranes, for example. But too much cholesterol in the bloodstream can be unhealthy, and lead to coronary heart disease.
The practice of yoga improves the blood and oxygen flow around the body which helps in the removal of toxins and waste. For yoga to be truly beneficial to the lowering of your unwanted bad cholesterol, it must be practiced on a regular basis.
As you progress into yoga, you will find that healthier food choices will come more naturally, as the improvements that you are focused on are due to everything that you do. After all, you become what you eat. Therefore.....

The practice of yoga is all about improvements, you learn to replace those unwanted weaker habits with good strong ones that benefit and add to your life, not take away from it. We suggest that if you really want to know the full rundown on cholesterol, review the blog for the following asana and pranayama.

Surya Namaskar