People ages 21 to 41 who ate 5 to 10 grams of whole, dried shiitake mushrooms every day for four weeks experienced increased activity in their germ and disease-fighting cells.
After a receiving diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, this Ohio-based athlete discovered that yoga helps keep his symptoms at bay and felt he had to share its healing power with others.
Yoga can’t reverse bunions that have already formed—only surgery can—but practicing certain poses can slow their advancement.
Short of having a personal masseur, these products with unique, therapeutic ingredients are your next best bet for relieving muscle aches.
Baking sans gluten can be tricky because the protein makes dough pliable, giving rise to baked goods’ familiar texture. Use this guide to help smooth the transition to gluten-free treats.
A recent study found that breathtaking scenery can bring positive health benefits.
Neck pain and stress-related tension are a regular struggle for many, but experts say meditation may be the key to longterm relief.
In part two of this three-part series on The Science of Breathing, learn how to take advantage of the power of the breath on the mat in various types of poses and with five different pranayama techniques.
Grab your journal and get to work on these final three tasks—exercises that’ll help you see that there are no limits to all you can accomplish.
There are simple steps you can take this week and return to if you ever sense yourself slipping, to ensure you stay the course—for good.
It’s time to look at the thought patterns and beliefs about yourself that may have caused you to reach for the wrong foods or overeat in the past—and might threaten to derail you now.
This week is all about celebrating how far you’ve come—without reverting to old habits.
There’s a good chance you’re getting bored with your same-old green smoothie for breakfast, kale salad for lunch, lean meat-and-veggies dinners, and chia-seed pudding for dessert. Now’s the time to mix up your repertoire.
There’s always going to be something that threatens to throw you off your healthy-eating game. But how you react to—and plan for—those obstacles will be what helps you stay the course.
This week is all about noticing triggers for unhealthy eating patterns—and figuring out how to reward yourself in new ways.
Writing down what you eat can help you lose weight, and the process will also clue you in to what foods your body digests well—or not.
Science shows us that the first step to creating a new, lasting habit is to ask yourself this crucial question: What behavior do I want to create?
Juice fasts and extreme elimination diets are trending again, despite potential health risks. Should yogis do it?
New Hampshire clocks in as the most emotionally healthy US state. It has people that face new experiences, share close moments with loved ones and engages in healthy activities.
Those wristbands worn to support favorite charities may one day double as a bellwether for environmental chemicals.
Relieve pain and increase mobility through these self-myofascial release tips from Tiffany Cruikshank, at Yoga Journal LIVE!
It's normal to freeze up right before a stressful event but eating chocolate can help with controlling stress hormones.
Here's how to protect yourself in backbending yoga poses to avoid pain and injury, but still reap the asana benefits.
Bringing ancient wisdom to modern life, these traditional tools make it easy to cleanse your body, mind, and soul.
A new study from Rutgers University shows how yoga can help improve mobility and quality of life, for people living with MS.
Our quick-and-easy guide to best and worst seafood species for the planet's health.
Eating seafood can be healthy for you and the planet—if you choose mindfully. Here, seven smart seafood selections.
Turn to Ayurvedic self-care practices to regenerate your body and your mind to feel fresh and healthy this Spring.
Seasonal allergies come and go but changing your diet can bolster your immunity and improve your overall heath over time.
Yoga expert Mike Schade says the 'new yoga mat' smell does not necessarily indicate toxic chemicals. More and more companies are manufacturing without the use of harmful chemicals.
Spring is the season of renewal. Here, 7 ways you can hit refresh from the inside out with everything from a new sun salute to a healthy detox.
Now trending: Yogis use salt rooms to open their airways, breathe more deeply, and relax.
Tongue scraping improves your ability to taste, gets rid of old food debris, and prevents bad odor in the mouth.
Ayurveda has linked oral health to overall immunity for thousands of years.
Although standing orients your spine into proper posture, standing for too long can cause back pain. Incorporating a yoga routine can help relieve pain.
Ayurveda loves herbal teas, which are warming in the winter and cooling in the summer. Here are a few of my favorites.
While there is no cure for Alzheimer's, research suggests yoga and meditation may play a role in prevention and improving symptoms.
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Daily does of Vitamin D might help remedy your eczema and itchy winter skin.
Release workday upper crossed syndrome pain with four relaxing poses to relieve a tight and weak neck.
It’s not likely to get an infection from a yoga mat, but that doesn’t mean those studio mats are clean.
How to calm the pitta, vata, and kapha doshas into your vinyasas.
Sugar lurks in the strangest places. So if you’re not careful, you may find yourself unintentionally binging on too much sweet stuff. Here are 10 offenders, plus healthier alternatives.
Ayurveda holds basil in high regard, stating that it opens the heart and mind, offering the energy of deep devotional love.
Bo Forbes teaches how to release tension, increase prana, and promote physical and emotional digestion in the belly.
Starting the New Year on the right foot is less about big, lofty goals, and more about small, everyday changes.
A new campaign reminds us yoga is for every body. Read more to find out about this social movement in the yoga community.
Chef Celine Beitchman at the Natural Gourmet Institute shares healthy cooking oils. Plus, tips to select, taste, and store the right oil for your next dish.
A personal affirmation practice can boost your problem-solving skills when you’re stressed and afraid to take the next step. Here's how to create yours.
This practice kicks off YogaJournal.com’s #ChakraTuneUp2015. Join us all month to tune in to and tune up your energy centers for a mind-body-soul health overhaul this year.