As a guy who feels like going to the health club feels like being to prison, I can’t tell you how happy I was to run across this study.
Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
A new report reveals that exposure to green space reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure.
Populations with higher levels of green space exposure are also more likely to report good overall health – according to global data involving more than 290 million people.
Lead author Caoimhe Twohig-Bennett, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, said: “Spending time in nature certainly makes us feel healthier, but until now the impact on our long-term wellbeing hasn’t been fully understood. Continue reading