You wake up, spend some time in your garden, admiring plants; watching wildlife, and enjoying a cup of tea! Sounds so peaceful, isn’t it? Well apart from this peaceful morning start, do you know that gardening has a number of health benefits for you?
Read on below to find out how gardening helps you in feeling strong and healthy:
Vitamin D Exposure
Fitness experts say that Vitamin D increases your calcium levels which have a greater impact on your health. Exposure to sunlight helps older adults achieve adequate serum vitamin D levels. So outdoor activities like gardening are a perfect way to get your sunshine.
According to many studies, those who spend some time gardening report better moods.
The digging, planting, and weeding unwanted plants burn calories and strengthen your heart.
Low Dementia Risk
A study found that gardening could lower the risk of dementia by 36 percent.
Gardening decreases stress levels and make you feel happy.