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MAKE GREEN, MAKE HEALTH CYCLE: Surrounded by green, you're happier

On 27th May, talk about the health benefits of green spaces by Margarita Triguero at Parc Estació del Nord

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

MAKE GREEN, MAKE HEALTH CYCLE: Surrounded by green, you're happier

Surrounded by green, you happiest? The Phenotype study shows that having green spaces near strengthens our health. Come and see the benefits it provides green!

In a research carried out by CREAL, an ISGlobal allied center, observed that the presence of green spaces were associated with a better perception of their own health and better mental health, regardless of the degree of urbanization, socioeconomic status and gender of the people who enjoy it.

The results of the European project Phenotype suggest that these associations could be explained by the stress reduction that provide green spaces and not for physical activity and social support that could relate. We also suggest that small green spaces such as trees at the streets are especially important.

The study suggests that future research should focus on the mechanisms underlying the associations between the natural environment and health, especially mental health. The researchers should study the evolution of the people for long periods of time to better define the quantity and quality of green spaces needed to provide benefits to our health.

Talk about the health benefits of green spaces by Margarita Triguero from CREAL, at el Parc de l'Estació del Nord (near Arc de Trionf), on May 27th from 18:30h to 20h.

Here, link to join the meeting.


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