If Elizabeth Gilbert in his book Eat, Pray, Love, chose three countries to seek pleasure (Italy), balance (India), and love (Indonesia), Loren Chidoni, editor of Women’s Health magazine selected five best cities for women. According to him, the city has five secrets to be healthy, happy and fit.
Generating mood in San Jose, California
If you want to look fresher with positive feelings, come to San Jose, California. The city is noted to be in the second position to the lowest levels of depression in America. Positive messages obtained from this town is because 30 percent of the women there work out twice a week. According to Women’s Health survey, this figure is quite high compared to other cities in the United States.
Sudeepta Varma, MD, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center, said that exercise stimulates the production of endorphins, hormones that trigger positive feelings. Even light activity such as walking and weight training can reduce depression, he said.
San Jose is also a city with a sunny climate with an average of 300 sunny days annually climates. Impact, locals often absorb serotonin (mood plant hormones) and vitamin D. Drying the body with warm sunlight for five to 30 minutes it takes the body twice a week, a source of natural vitamin D intake.
Healthy with organic food in Seattle, Washington
Formerly, the women in this town are often a heart attack. Diseases will be the “killer” many women in Seattle. The effect now, a healthy lifestyle more entrenched. It would be very easy to find stores that sell organic food in Seattle. Not surprisingly, 28 percent of women claimed Seattle eating fruits and vegetables five times a day, as a snack.
Sharonne Hayes, MD, Director of Cardiac Clinic for Women (Women’s Heart Clinic), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota suggests, a number of heart-healthy foods can be added in the diet such as oatmeal, almonds, walnuts and salmon.
Jogging lovers paradise in Minneapolis, Minnesota
The city has 929 lakes and 13 miles of paved roads at the seaside (jogging track) named area Minneapolis St. Paul. No wonder, if Minneapolis is listed as the fourth largest city with a number of women jogging enthusiasts. The city is also labeled the city with the lowest death rate from breast cancer.
Jennifer Ligibel, MD, oncologist at Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute explains women with high physical activity had a tendency to 30-40 percent less likely to suffer from breast cancer. How, by exercising regularly will reduce levels of estrogen and other hormones, which trigger the formation of breast cancer tumors. Should do regular exercise 45 minutes, five days a week, he added.
Finding a mate in Fargo, North Dakota
The ratio of single women and men in Fargo is 79 women for 100 men, so the chances of finding a partner in the city is very open. Of course, this offer applies to you are the kind who likes foreign men.
Ageless living in Lincoln, Nebraska
The average age of living in this city is 80 years, this figure beats several American cities. The secret, fresh air typical of Lincoln. Dirty air was never detected in this city from 2004 to 2008. The number of people back and forth is also only 17 minutes, which means reducing the density and stress levels.
“The lack of equal stress levels by reducing the rate of blood pressure, this is one of the secrets of living longer and healthier,” said Nieca Goldberg, MD, Director of the NYU Women’s Heart Center.