January 17, 2017

The Health Benefits of Being Outdoors

Before the age of modern medicine, a healthy dose of sea air was considered enough to heal myriad ailments. And while science may have altered the vast majority of go-to therapies, there is still much to be said about the health benefits of being outdoors. A 2009 study from the Netherlands revealed that living within one kilometer of green space led to a lower incidence of 15 diseases. The relation was strongest for anxiety disorder and depression, the researchers found. Other conditions included diabetes, migraines and asthma. One of the key benefits of being outdoors is the production of vitamin […]