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Why do gardeners live longer?

There is much evidence that people who grow plants in their gardens live 14 years longer than others. What’s the secret?

– Adequate Vitamin D

Under the influence of sunlight, vitamin D is formed in the body, which protects against several types of cancer and various heart diseases.

– Healing soil

In the process of caring for plants, hands often contact with the soil. Soil is a great source of minerals, and in contact with them, the body starts the process of stimulation of the immune system.

– Stress relief

A lot of gardeners say that when they work with the soil in nature, they calm down and feel relaxed. This condition positively affects various processes in the body.

– More fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs

The reward for gardeners is the availability of fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs. Such healthy plant foods are high in vitamins and antioxidants.

– Physical activity

Weeding, planting, loosening the soil is the physical activity useful for the body.

Credit for the image: Pixabay

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Written by Abhishek Verma

Vicky Verma started his career as a mechanical engineer. Nevertheless, he always wondered to do something, which could bring some change in others' life but was blank. In 2016, he moved towards the Internet world, as it attracts him powerfully, so he decided to create something which could help him share factual and interesting things to others. Now, he often uses social media to interact with the readers of his blog and always replies to them in each of their queries. You can mail him personally from the contact page.


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