Did You Know?
Did you know doctors have been prescribing hikes? Walking in nature has been proven to provide health benefits such as: increased energy and immunity, increased weight loss and fitness, increased Vitamin D production, and reduced risk of diabetes, heart attacks, and cancer.
A daily walk in nature can be as effective in treating mild cases of depression as taking an antidepressant.
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The Nuture of Nature: Natural Settings and Their Mental Health Benefits
Minding Our Bodies literature review, March 2013
Infographic: The Benefits of Nature, Conservation Ontario