While it may not be the first activity you consider exercise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gardening does in fact qualify as exercise. Not only does gardening impact our physical health, but it supports our mental health as well. Here are just a few of the many benefits gardening has on our health.Continue reading “How Gardening Benefits your Mind and Body [Visual]”
Even with spending less than 30 minutes a day taking care of your gardening activities, you can notice a difference to your overall well-being. Hopefully you will also be interested in building or already maintaining your own garden. To give you even more reasons to try out this particular hobby, Organic Lesson has written a summary of six surprising health benefits that gardening can provide. Read in detail here.
Keep in mind that some of the info sourced comes from research studies so they may not be truly accurate, but if you think about it, gardening is one of those hobbies that can only help you and not harm you.
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Did you know that lemons have more potassium than apples or grapes? This interesting fact is just one of the many reasons why drinking lemon juice every morning can impact your health. Starting your day with lemon juice is an excellent way to boost vitality, increase energy and cleanse out your system. The first thing you put in your body each day can have a big impact on your productivity and mood. That’s why it’s recommended to start the day with a warm jar of lemon water. You can use anywhere from one half to a whole lemon each morning.
The substances responsible for green and purple color of broccoli, vitamin C, beta-carotene and other vitamins and minerals, particularly selenium, copper, zinc, phosphorus, etc., present in broccoli are really great immune-strengtheners. They protect you from numerous infections.
Carrots do wonders for boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells; building resistant to various kinds of infections.
Asparagus is one of the richest sources of rutin (a natural substance found in plants) which together with vitamin C, can help to energize and protect the body from infections. Asparagus is also a source of iron, which boosts the immune system and prevents anaemia.
The anti-oxidant nutrients in pears are a great way to boost your immune system. Drink pear juice at the first sign of a cold.
Here are some home remedies you can try to make your home as asthma-safe as possible: