Spending 120 Minutes in Nature

How much time should you spend in nature and why?

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Exposure to natural environments is seen to have been associated with better general health, atleast in urbanised societies. Living in greener urban areas is correlated with lower probabilities of cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, asthma hospitalisation, mental distress and mortality. Using data from a sample of adult population in England, the study aims to determine the relationship between time spent in nature (mins/week) i.e. direct exposure to nature and self-reported health and subjective well-being. 19,806 adults were interviewed for this study.