Two Hours Outside In Nature for Better Health?

It’s kinda like we all instinctively know that being outside makes us feel better but here is an article that gives more proof that indeed it does. Check out this article and let us know what you think.

Two hours a week spent outdoors in nature linked with better health — Just 2 hours a week spent in nature, such as parks and woodlands, seems to be enough for people to feel healthier and happier www.newscientist.com

Spending just 2 hours a week in green spaces such as parks, woodlands and fields has been linked with people feeling healthier and happier.

The health benefits of being out in nature have been well-documented and will seem common sense to many of us, but until now no one has quantified exactly how much time might be beneficial. The magic number emerged from analysis of a survey of 20,000 people in England, who reported how long they spent in natural environments in the past week, plus their health and well-being.

While individuals who spent less than 2 hours in nature were no more likely to report good health or well-being than those who spent no time there at all, those who spent more than 2 hours had consistently higher health and well-being levels.

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