Health Benefits of Nature

Female Jogger on Coleman Avunue in Morro Bay, CA 5-2-07 - Photo by Mike Baird http://bairdphotos.com Canon 20D 100-400mm IS lens handheld from an outrigger canoe.

Recent studies have shown that working out early in the morning can help us to burn a calories faster than any other exercise. In fact our bodies can burn up to 20 percent calories with a short early morning cardio routine. So you can understand why it is better to walking on the green grass rather than running on the treadmill. Your exercise instrument will surely help you to maintain a good and fit body, but nature is so many other things to offer. Exercising in the nature can help you to unlock a better mood, stronger memory and a better metabolism. Here are some other benefits nature can offer

Get Rid of Fat

Recent research has shown that people living near nature have low level of stress hormone than people living in concrete building. A simple walk in the forest routine can lower your cholesterol level to a surprising level of 12 percent. It will reduce your blood pressure and stress level, therefore will maintain your health. Cholesterol is the primary cause of fat in our blood vessel. Walking in the nature can reduce cholesterol level and keep your body fit, healthy and feeling joyful.

Reduce Stress

Many now days are suffering from stress and anxiety problems. They often seek therapies for this kind of problems. Nature can be a great cure for stress related problems. Forget your therapist and take cure from the nature. Walking in the daylight will increase the flow of good hormones in our body. There is no internet connectivity in the forest, but you sure will find a better connectivity of your mind there. Whenever you are having a stressful day, try spending some time in nature. Your mode will surely swing to a better condition.

Better Mental Condition

The stress in our brain now a days are too much to bear. The pressure of studies, projects, assignments create a brain fog. Studies suggest that we should spend few hours in the park every day to release those stress. It is also proven that, people who stay close to nature are often more productive in their work. So find out time out of your busy schedule to spend some in the nature. It will help you combat your brain fog condition, and will reduce stress level.

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Sound Sleep

You can do better all day and still can pass a sleepless night. This is a problem reported by many middle aged man and women. Try spending some in the nature to get rid of those sleepless night. Walking in the nature will improve your sleep time and ensure a sound sleep. There are different qualities of sleeping, and you need a sound sleep to keep your body and mind fresh. Nature ensures that quality of sleeping. An after dinner walk is very effective for a sound sleep at night.

So these are some benefits of nature on our body. Staying close to nature can help us in many ways. If you can’t find time to stay close to nature, try weekend at least.