Fit over 50 Update — Time Outside

General Health
In my and Dr. Philip Bishop's book, "Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You," we have an entire tip (#6 -- Get Outdoors [page 121]) in which we reveal the amazing health benefits of getting outside. We tell our readers about Japanese researchers who are describing "shinrin-yoku," which means "tak ing in the forest atmosphere" or “forest bathing,” as “the practice of spending time in a forested area in an effort to reap wellness rewards. ORDER HERE But how much nature is enough? It turns out recent research says "120 minutes a week." According to a recent report in the New York Times, “The study examined data from nearly 20,000 people in England who took part in the Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment…
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