Buddhism has a long history and complete theory and practice method. Buddhism has left a magnificent chapter in the history of human civilization for more than two thousand years. Therefore, practice methods in Buddhism could always show the function of health care and health preservation.
If we look into practice method of Buddhism, we will easily find that Buddhism uses the diet, sports, spiritual life and other sides to balance practitioner’s body and mind, achieving the state of peace and harmony. Thus many Buddhist practitioners could have a healthy body and maintain a happy mentality. (From The Encyclopedia of Shaolin Temple)