Benefits of Nature

Benefits of Nature

There is a growing consensus that nature has many health benefits, from increased physical activity to mental, emotional, and community health benefits.

Mental >>
Nature exposure has demonstrated benefits for general wellbeing as well as for specific outcomes including anxiety and depression, as well as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.

Physical >>
Being outdoors is proven to help a wide range of physical health issues, including increasing physical activity in children, increasing vitamin D in people of all ages, and decreasing blood sugar for diabetics.

Community >>
Parks and green spaces have social, economic, and environmental benefits for surrounding communities.

For more information please contact us at health@instituteatgoldengate.org.

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