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3/27/2011

Slim Body Secrets of Japanese People

The Japanese are known with a slim body and has the longevity and quality of better life. This turned out to be influenced by diet and life style known as the Japanese diet or the Japanese Diet.

Research shows Japanese people eat a variety of foods compared with the west. Recent studies have shown that Japanese people consume more than 100 different types of food each week, while the west is only about 30 types of food.

"Previously people thought it was all because of the influence of genes, but when the Japanese adopted Western-style diet weight will increase quickly," says Naomi Moriyama, author of Japanese Women Do not Get Old or Fat: Secrets of My Mother's Tokyo Kitchen, as quoted by WebMD, Monday (03/28/2011).

Reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the Japanese have an average age of healthy life and be free from defects up to 75 years, and has the lowest obesity rates.

There are several Japanese-style diet could be done to make the body become lean and long life are:

Eat with your eyes
One wonders how the Japanese people are eating is a healthy balance of low-calorie foods that are delicious, served with a portion of the beautiful and controlled so that encourages people to eat and enjoy food. Also Japanese people eat an average of 25 percent fewer calories than Americans.

Served in small portions
In Japan food is served in small plates and bowls are separated so as not to be in one big plate. This is because people can eat 45 percent more when served in larger portions.

Japanese people prefer rice
Generally, the Japanese rice is cooked and eaten without using butter or oil, and served in a small bowl every meal including breakfast. Rice will help fill in calories and leave less empty space in the abdomen.

Very pleased with vegetables
Moriyana revealed that Japan is one country that crazy on vegetables, because almost all types of food in Japan mixing various kinds of vegetables. A total of 4-5 different types of vegetables can be served in one meal. These vegetables are usually boiled in a broth seasoned, lightly pan-fried or steamed.

Prefer fish over meat
Japanese people prefer to eat fish than meat so rarely eat red meat, fish, a favorite is the salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, sardines and herring, which is the largest source of omega-3 fatty acids that are known good for the heart.

Healthy desserts
Typical Japanese dessert is any fruit peeled, sliced ​​and arranged on a pretty plate or a cup of green tea can also unique to Japan which is rich in antioxidants. This is different from Westerners who tend to prefer sweet ice cream or cake.

Japanese were more likely to walk
Walk or go by bicycle is a part of everyday life in Japan. In addition, regulations in Japan tells us to not need the elevator to the building that only has 4 floors that provide greater opportunity for citizens to burn calories.

3/20/2011

The Secret of Jennifer Aniston Slim Body

Jennifer Aniston is one of the actress who has a slim, tight and solid body. Former lovers of Brad Pitt turned out to have its own way to keep the body beautiful. Learn the secret here!

As quoted from Ourvanity, Jennifer Aniston did a lot of sports activities to get the beautiful body. Fitness programs that involve a lot of muscle movement, active lifestyle and do things with a sense of joy is the secret of this 42-year-old actress.

In addition to training in the gym, Jennifer do some dancing, swimming, yoga and exercise crunch. Jennifer regularly swim three times a week for 20 to 40 minutes. According to Jennifer, pool not only help burn calories, but also to keep his body in order to stay fresh and avoid a feeling lazy to exercise.

This former star of 'Friends' series is also follow yoga exercises. Jennifer suggested doing budokon because it is very enjoyable. Budokon is a blend of martial arts, yoga, meditation and holistic nutrition. this combination can make the body more flexible and more powerful.

Although Jennifer did a lot of different kinds of sports, but he did so with enthusiasm and positive mood. He usually started with a treadmill or running and then do yoga for 1 hour and 30 minutes and then ended by performing a treadmill again.

3/14/2011

Prevent Mental Illness Risk with 'Green Exercise'

Do you want a healthy body and mind? Take your time to work out in a green area, for five minutes. According to the study, the activity known as the 'green exercise' can improve mood and confidence. What kind of 'green exercise' and how do I run?

Quoted by the Times of India, 'green exercise' is a sport or physical activity carried out in the open. Team researcher Jules Pretty and Jo Barton explained further, the activities carried out in a green area can reduce the risk of mental illness and improve health.

"For the first time in scientific literature, we successfully demonstrated the positive effects of nature on human mental health condition," said Pretty.

From the analysis of 1252 persons (of age, gender and mental health differently) who underwent ten tests in the UK, found that outdoor activities affect the physical and mental progress of participants.

These activities include walking, gardening, biking, fishing, sailing and horse riding. After doing outdoor activities, participants showed changes in mental health is quite drastic in the sense that positive. And, major changes were only obtained with a move for five minutes every day.

"We believe, do a 'green exercise' has the potential to provide many benefits for mental and physical health of humans and the environment. Moreover, this activity is also not costly. Just looking for a green area around where you live," added Barton.

'Green Exercise' does not have to be done in the countryside or mountains, but can also in urban areas. Simply search the area near your home beautiful. For example, the city park, backyard or other area is overgrown with grass, trees or flowers.
Dr. Ernest C. Wong, DDS, MS, a premier dental office near San Diego
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