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As if we didn't already know it, a new study has shown that gardening is good for your health, writes Susan Morrell.

27th April, 2013
Gardening can be a balm in the chaos of daily life.

Gardening is good for you: as if we didn't already know it, a new study has shown that gardening is good for your health.

Researchers at the University of Utah led by professor of family and consumer studies Cathleen Zick found that those who participate in community gardening have "a significantly lower" body mass index (BMI) than non-gardeners. The report, recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, also pointed to a lower incidence...

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