In the future, doctors may tell you take two ‘doses of nature’ and call in the morning - Washington Post
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In the more than three decades Davis imparted that wisdom, numerous studies have confirmed the link between exposure to nature and improved physical, psychological and social well-being.
They have shown that greenery has been associated with reduced levels of asthma, improved healing times and even with making people more likely to exercise.
To address this demographic trend, a team of scientists has begun to study how to define a "nature dose" in an effort to develop recommendations for minimum levels of exposure in the same way doctors do for things like Vitamin D, vegetables or medicines.
At a macro level, that information could be used by public health experts, ecologists, sociologists, and urban planners to help figure out how to plan and manage cities in a way that could boost health outcomes. Read more in the Washington Post...
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