30 Jul '11, 10am

Tree Hugging Scientifically Proven to Improve Your Health

Tree Hugging Scientifically Proven to Improve Your Health

In a recently published book, Blinded by Science, (www.blindedbyscience.co.uk ) the author Matthew Silverstone, proves scientifically that trees improve many health issues such as; mental illnesses, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), concentration levels, reaction times, depression and the ability to alleviate headaches. Countless studies have shown that children show significant psychological and physiological effects in terms of their health and well-being when they interact with plants. They demonstrate that children function better cognitively and emotionally in green environments and have more creative play in green areas. A large public health report that investigated the association between green spaces and mental health concluded that “access to nature can significantly contribute to our mental capital and wellbeing”. One report concluded with the fol...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/07/22/tree-hugging-scientifica...

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planetgreen.discovery.com 30 Jul '11, 3pm

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