Visits to Nature good for immune system

Homo Urbanus has more allergies

A Finnish research project disclosed that from a group of 118 teenagers in eastern Finland those living on farms or near forests had more diverse bacteria on their skin, and also displayed lower allergen sensitivity.

"They are important for us because they promote microbiota… that are important for the normal development and maintenance of the immune system,"

More and more information is becoming available which supports the obvious conclusion that the more we reject the natural habitat in which "homo sapiens" developed into what we are build like today - the more health problems we will have. Obesity, allergies, reduced eye-sight, reduced mobility and a range of psychological problems can be treated by returning to our natural environment (or what is left of it).

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