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The secret ingredient of longevity: living next to green areas

If you want to live longer and in better health, move to a green environment. Being in contact with nature is associated with numerous positive healthy effects, from a lower risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, less stress and better mental health.

In case these benefits were not enough, now a new work concludes that green spaces in cities protect against premature mortality from all causes.

It is the main conclusion of what is to date the largest and most complete review of research focused on analyzing precisely what impact nature has on the life expectancy of the population.

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Link to study in The Lancet Planetary Health: