Now there’s another reason to get back to nature. A new study reveals that people who grow up in more rural environments are less likely to develop allergies. The reason may be that environments rich with species harbor more friendly microbes, which colonize our bodies and protect against inflammatory disorders.
It is proposed that contact of people, particularly children, with the natural environment and biodiversity could be really important for the development of the immune system.
Urbanization can’t be stopped, but perhaps we should take the planning of green spaces in cities more seriously. Learn more here.