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Detour's Yoga Bar Debuts On Shelves

Nutrition bar company Forward Foods announced the addition of the Detour Yoga Bar to its line of activity-based protein bars. The new Yoga Bar includes lemon balm to help alleviate stress and promote a sense of calm while supporting strong, flexible muscle development with 11 grams of high-quality protein. Available in two fresh fruit flavors -- Blueberry Acai and Peach Mango -- the new Detour Yoga Bar joins the line of Detour Runner, Detour Biker and Detour Core Strength Bars.

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Yoga and elevated brain GABA levels

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and McLean Hospital have found that practicing yoga may elevate brain gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) levels, the brain's primary inhibitory neurotransmitter. The findings, which appear in the May issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, suggest that the practice of yoga be explored as a possible treatment for depression and anxiety, disorders associated with low GABA levels.

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