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Replacing screen time with green time is good for kids via @DavidSuzukiFDN

Replacing screen time with green time is good for kids via @DavidSuzukiFDN

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder gets a lot of attention in the media and occurs in five to 10 per cent of Canadian children. Continuous immersion in urban environments can overstimulate youth with and without ADHD, leading to symptoms of inattention and impulsiveness. The substitution of active outdoor play with indoor sedentary behaviours is also a major culprit in weight gain and obesity, which affect one in four Canadian children. This is raising the childhood incidence of traditionally adult diseases like hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol issues. Other ailments including myopia, asthma, depression and slower social and motor skills development have also been linked to reduced nature exposure. Docs Talk: What kind of research has been in done in this area? Dr. Lem : Green space exposure has a wealth of positive effects on pediatric health outcomes. The exi...

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